Miles:
4459 total / 270 in 2015
Goal:

Running my Twin Cities marathon in October 2014.

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  • 13 miles
  • 02:23 time
  • 1844 calories
  • 2 workouts
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  • This Week time period

Entries

  1. RUN
    good Five at Five 5 mi 00:54 10:52 pace

    Beautiful morning for a run. I was dragging in the first couple of miles but locked into a steady pace for the last couple of miles. Now onto another crazy busy day!

    • Alison T.
      Alison T.

      you have been incredibly busy! Good work getting the runs in. Glad it was a beautiful day, as well.

      about 24 hours ago Like

  2. RUN
    good Early Eight 8 mi 01:28 11:03 pace

    I'm grateful for the early sunrises, as the days have gotten so busy that early morning runs are the best way to guarantee I get my run in without feeling crunched for time throughout the rest... read more

  3. RUN
    good Soggy Six 6.01 mi 01:05 10:52 pace

    I seem to be getting into a little groove of early morning runs lately. I didn't run yesterday and was feeling cranky because of it so I knew that I needed to run today even though it was sch... read more

  4. RUN
    good Monkey Mind 7 mi 01:16 10:49 pace

    My brain is full and is tumble turning at turbo speed. Woke me up at 3 a.m. and I never went back to sleep. I wasn't sure when I'd get my long run in this week because of family being i... read more

    • Alison T.
      Alison T.

      Way to make lemonade out of the lemons of insomnia!!! And nice finish, too. Enjoy the weekend with family and celebrating this wonderful event in your darling son's life.

      6 days ago Like

  5. RUN
    good Against the Wind 3 mi 00:32 10:43 pace

    To quote the opening lines of Cars: "Speed. I am speed."
    Today was a speed workout, 1 mile warmup, 1 mile straight speed, 1 mile cool down. Speedy portion clocked 8:42. Sweet! Kind of ... read more

    • Alison T.
      Alison T.

      That's a Bob Seger song! Glad your banan stayed on board. Nice fast mile, Speedy McSpeedster!

      9 days ago Like

  6. RUN
    good How Far We've Come 6 mi 01:07 11:09 pace

    The power of a good song . . . I ran the Good Ferry route in reverse this morning and I was nearing the end when Matchbox Twenty's "how far we've come" came up on the iPod. It ... read more

  7. RUN
    good Bookending the Day with Melissa 8.25 mi 01:34 11:26 pace

    Melissa and I started off the day with a run and will end it going out with our hombres and another couple for dinner. It was fun to both be thinking of the same decadent dinner options as we chug... read more

    • Alison T.
      Alison T.

      Way to go, both of you! Enjoy tonight. So glad this went well for you.

      13 days ago Like

  8. RUN
    good Trailblazer 2.81 mi 00:38 13:41 pace

    Misha and Chris invited me to join them on a morning trail run. I was going to walk today since I've been working my legs pretty hard, inc. a bike ride yesterday. But they said that the pace... read more

  9. RUN
    tired Should Gone With the S/S 4 mi 00:42 10:37 pace

    Started out a little too fast and ran out of steam in the second half of the run. But I kept plugging away, alternating super slow pace with 10 min/mile pace. I was downright hot on this run. Gl... read more

    • Alison T.
      Alison T.

      woo hoo, 70s in Maine in May! I hate when this happens on a run, but overall I think it was a good one.

      15 days ago Like

  10. RUN
    good Free Bird 9 mi 01:38 10:52 pace

    I've been keeping my eye on this day as I've checked out the weather forecast; the weather channel app has been unwavering in its prediction: gorgeous sunshine, low 60s, clear skies, low ... read more

    • Alison T.
      Alison T.

      Nothing like running with few layers on a gorgeous, gorgeous day! This is a seriously great effort. Good work!!!

      18 days ago Like

  11. RUN
    good Boom! 3 mi 00:32 10:30 pace

    Super busy day with Sunday school, soccer and piano recital for the kids. But it's too nice a day not to run so I decided I'd make the most of the small window of running time and do a s... read more

  12. RUN
    good Get To The Point (And Back) 4.28 mi 00:45 10:35 pace

    Frost on the grass this morning. Definitely an invigorating morning of snappy cold and bright sunshine. I wanted a good steady run before heading indoors for a retreat at church with Corin and I ... read more

    • Alison T.
      Alison T.

      Oh yes! I love that kind of snappy running weather. Good work fitting this one in with the other commitments of the day. Enjoy the retreat!

      20 days ago Like

  13. RUN
    good Mid-Week Eight 8 mi 01:28 10:57 pace

    I think it was reading Bethany's report of the Boston Marathon. It's made me crave big miles. I love the mental ecosystem that only seems to exist on long runs: long stretches of drifti... read more

  14. RUN
    good 3 mi 00:33 10:59 pace

    It's been feeling different to be living without a training plan this spring. For the most part I have liked the more relaxed, make-it-up-as-I-go approach to running. But I do miss the stead... read more

  15. RUN
    good The Good Ferry 5.7 mi 01:04 11:15 pace

    Haven't pushed the distance on a weekday run in a long while. But with the renovation starting on the house today I just wanted to get away and not obsess over every little move by the contra... read more

    • Alison T.
      Alison T.

      Oh no!!!! At least you had woods to ditch into. I think it was a great idea to go on this run, all things considered.

      24 days ago Like

  16. RUN
    good Me & Melissa 6.41 mi 01:14 11:30 pace

    I told Melissa that I had two goals for this run. One was not to denigrate myself for going slowly and the other was not to stop and walk. I did a great job on #1 and we did one stop so didn'... read more

    • Alison T.
      Alison T.

      Nothing wrong with breaks!!! Good job on sticking to your goals. Nice run, and say hi to Melissa!!!

      27 days ago Like

  17. RUN
    good First Bug 5 mi 00:54 10:45 pace

    Spring is officially here. I ate my first bug of the season on today's run. This run was unexpectedly great. I spent yesterday on my feet, moving stuff out of David's studio. Hours of... read more

    • Alison T.
      Alison T.

      Hahaha first bug! That's asure sign. Was it tasty?! This is a great run after all that heavy lifting.

      30 days ago Like

  18. RUN
    good It's Not Boston but . . . 4.5 mi 00:49 10:54 pace

    Don't have any close friends running Boston this year, but there are some folks I know who are doing it so it's fun to have them in mind as I do my Patriot's Day run. This run start... read more

  19. RUN
    good Good Company 5.8 mi 01:06 11:24 pace

    Ran with Melissa and special guest star (and friend) Carrie this morning. Carrie's just getting back to running and is a champ for doing nearly 6 miles. The conversation was great and the p... read more

    • Alison T.
      Alison T.

      I love these kinds of runs. I look forward to the day when it's you n me doing one together!

      about 1 month ago Like1 person

  20. RUN
    good What a Feelin' 4 mi 00:44 11:05 pace

    Chris told me my outfit was straight out of the 80s with my various neon colors and striped leggings. The sunshine just makes me want to bust out the color. Good run, although legs still tired fr... read more