Site:
http://www.martinparnell.com/
Miles:
16172 total / 330 in 2018
Goal:

To recover from a clot on the brain that I was diagnosed with at the end of February 2015

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  • 14 miles
  • 02:07 time
  • 1833 calories
  • 2 workouts
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  1. RUN
    blah Cochrane Pathways 12 km 01:02 08:18 pace

    62 beats 47: Progressive run: 15 mins at 5.30 pace, 20 mins @ 5.00 pace, 20 mins @ 4.30 pace and Cool down 10 mins @ 5.30 pace. Things went well for the first 35 mins but trying to hit the 4.30 pac... read more

  2. RUN
    tired Cochrane Pathways 11 km 01:05 09:34 pace

    62 beats 47: Easy 60 min at 5.30 pace. A recovery run after the Sunday 10 k race. Feeling fatigued and working through soreness in the calves and quads. Just glad to get it done.

  3. RUN
    great Calgary Sporting Life 10k 10 km 00:45 07:15 pace

    62 beats 47: Today, I attempted to beat my 10 k PB of 42m 00s. I ran a 45m 03s, close but no cigar. As Nelson Mandela once said "I never lose, I either win or learn". So what did I learn ... read more

  4. RUN
    Treadmill 5 km 00:30 09:44 pace

    62 beats 47: Well that's it. The final session before tomorrow's Sporting Life 10k. This is the first attempt to beat my PB of 42 mins set 15 years ago. I'll be needing to be firing ... read more

  5. RUN
    great Treadmill 12 km 01:05 08:44 pace

    62 beats 47: Fartlek 15 min @ 5.40, 10mX2 @4.30, 10mX2 @5.00 then cool down 10 min @ 5.40 pace. Last tough session before Saturday's Sporting Life 10k in Calgary. Felt good and ready to give i... read more

  6. RUN
    good Cochrane Pathways 11 km 01:02 09:03 pace

    62 beats 47: "It's a rather blustery day" Pooh said to Piglet and it certainly was. I battled the wind for half my loop then was blown along the path for the return section. Still, n... read more

  7. RUN
    good Treadmill 23 km 02:02 08:30 pace

    62 beats 47: Long run scheduled. Looking out, its belting down with rain and cold, what am I to do? Simple, jump on the treadmill and watch "Inception". Job done.

  8. RUN
    great Big Hill Creek Trail 9 km 01:07 11:55 pace

    62 beats 47: If its Saturday morning it's Club Run. Headed out with running buddy Dave along the Big Hill Creek trail. For an hour we chatted and the time flew by. Then back to Coffee Traders ... read more

  9. RUN
    great Treadmill 13 km 01:07 08:18 pace

    62 beats 47: Short Fartleks: 15m @ 5.40pace, 20X1m @ 4.20, 20X1m @5.20, Cool down 10m @5.40. After a tough Tuesday session I was concerned about today's session. Felt much better and got the j... read more

  10. RUN
    blah Cochrane Pathways 11 km 01:03 09:15 pace

    62 beats 47: Bit of a strange run this morning. A number of times I felt out of breath. I tried to breath slow and deep but it was a struggle. Maybe I should quit my pack a day habit.

  11. RUN
    good Cochrane Pathways 10 km 01:05 10:24 pace

    62 beats 47: Session #2: Headed out with running buddies Ally and Julie. First time I tried two running sessions in one day. The key is a nap in between and one after.

  12. RUN
    tired Cochrane Pathways 20 km 02:04 09:56 pace

    62 beats 42: Long Run: Today was a bit of a grind. Still feeling the effects of the "Progressive Run" on Thursday. Happy to get it in the bag.

  13. RUN
    great Cochrane Pathways 13 km 01:06 08:09 pace

    62 beats 47: Progressive Run: 15 mins at 5.40 pace, then 20 mins at 5.10 pace and then 20 min at 4.40 pace. Cool down 10 min at 5.40 pace. Great way to build up speed with out jumping straight in t... read more

  14. RUN
    Cochrane Pathways 11 km 01:01 08:59 pace

    62 beats 47: This morning it was overcast, 10C, slight wind and drizzle. Prefect conditions for a recovery run after Sunday's Calgary Marathon 5K. Next up the Sporting Life 10K on June 16th. P... read more

  15. RUN
    great Calgary Marathon 5K 5 km 00:24 07:43 pace

    62 beats 47: Today was a bad news, good news, good news day. The bad news, I didn't beat my 5k PB of 21m 05sec. The good news was I came 41st out of 1,825 runners and the other good news was I... read more

  16. RUN
    great Cochrane Pathways 5 km 00:31 10:02 pace

    62 beats 47: Final easy run before tomorrow's Calgary Marathon 5k. Objective, try and beat my PB, set 15 years ago, in 2003, of 21m 05s. Hope the wind is behind me!

  17. RUN
    alright Treadmill 8 km 00:50 10:00 pace

    62 beats 47: Fartleks: Another tough workout. Tried to run 6 X 3 mins at 4.25 pace. managed 3 but then the wheels fell off. Next race on Sunday, the Calgary Marathon 5K. Fingers crossed.

  18. RUN
    alright Cochrane Pathways 10 km 01:00 09:42 pace

    62 beats 47: Little bit of calf soreness to start but slowly got in a groove. Great to see people running, walking and riding their bikes and scooters. The pathway system is the arteries of the town.

  19. RUN
    good Cochrane Pathways 22 km 02:00 08:46 pace

    62 beats 47: Headed out with running buddy Roy for the first hour. Felt good and pushed the pace. Second hour Roy went home and the wheels fell off. Still, all in all, a good morning running in the... read more

  20. RUN
    tired Treadmill 8 km 01:00 12:05 pace

    62 beats 47: Fartleks: Struggled big time to run the 3 min intervals at 4.25 pace. Did a couple then walked a while. Tried another one, not good. Decided to get the hour in and go home.