5798 total / 863 in 2015

Next race: Auckland Marathon, November 2015 Just trying to get do it better ... but to BQ would be nice

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  • 29 miles
  • 04:17 time
  • 3897 calories
  • 6 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. RUN
    alright Dancing In The City, average ... 7.15 km 00:42 09:32 pace

    Run 43 of 83. After yesterday's mud-week long run (with hills) and today's workout with Kat (who turn my legs to jelly doing walking lunges) I decided to forgo running up Mt Eden today.
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  2. Shared Photo

    The view across the St Heliers pony club to Auckland City. Pretty grey today.

  3. RUN
    alright Campus To Campus 1/2M, averag... 21.14 km 01:56 08:48 pace

    Run 42 of 83. Brilliant sunshine, torrential rain, gale-force winds. Ah, they joy of running in Auckland. Definitely a bit of a slog.

    This route, back and forth between two of our campuses has ... read more

    • Angel M.
      Angel M. You're an Inspiration
      You're an Inspiration:

      Impressive HM run, the route look pretty awesome to and your avg. HR is definitely for champions. Well done Pete!

      1 day ago

    • Peter S.
      Peter S.

      Thanks Angel. I'd like to get a bit faster now :) But then again, who wouldn't want to be faster.

      about 15 hours ago Like

  4. RUN
    alright Dancing In The City, average ... 9.06 km 00:47 08:16 pace

    Run 41 of 83. My legs didn't feel fatigued, but there wasn't much vavoom in them. The headwinds in the return leg didn't help.

    Actually, I was doing okay for the first 6 km (30 m... read more

    • Daniela

      Great run again, Peter, no wonder you were a bit tired after your amazing long run this weekend and the race on Monday!

      2 days ago Like

    • Peter S.
      Peter S.

      Ah, you're right Super D. I must do some reading on the energy/food thing to see what is going on.

      2 days ago Like

  5. RUN
    good Dancing In The City, average ... 2.36 km 00:17 11:26 pace

    Run 40c of 83. Time to go home.

    Average heart rate 137 bpm,

  6. RUN
    great O'Hagans 5K race, average 4:0... 5 km 00:21 06:37 pace

    Run 40b of 83. Ignore the GPS trace. The time and distance are correct. 'Strewth, that was a surprise.

    I chased a woman called Jo for the first couple of kilometres, then I tried to make a... read more

  7. RUN
    good Dancing In The City, average ... 2.38 km 00:15 10:11 pace

    Run 40a of 83. To O'Hagan's

    Loads of traffic and traffic lights.

    Average heart rate 148 bpm,

  8. RUN
    good Westmere - Waterfront 29k, av... 28.44 km 02:34 08:41 pace

    Run 39 of 83. Somewhat grey and wet. I should have worn my contact lenses rather than my glasses.

    It's strange, when I'm in my ASICS road tester gear (as I was today), I seem to be pa... read more

    • Kim W.
      Kim W.

      Awesome. Very speedy. Bet you're feeling confident

      5 days ago Like

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    • Daniela
      Daniela Great Performance
      Great Performance:

      Excellent long run, Peter! Pace and heartrate look really good!

      3 days ago

    • Peter S.
      Peter S.

      Thanks Daniela. I feel that my overall fits is heading towards where it needs to be for a good marathon in November.

      3 days ago Like

  9. Shared Photo

    Today's run. I thought it was fun to look at the hill profile and just how fast I come down Mt Eden ... it's the 1 km split at 4:30 min/Km although the blue bits a pretty much sub-4:00. I... read more

  10. RUN
    good Valley Road & Mt Eden, averag... 7.95 km 00:44 09:00 pace

    Run 38 of 83. Hills. After a good workout with Kat, I went for a trot up Mt Eden. Feeling good ... yet I took it s bit easy (comming just ahead of my median pace for this route).

    Actually, I sh... read more

  11. RUN
    good Mt Eden Village and St Lukes,... 11.05 km 01:01 08:50 pace

    Run 37 of 83. The "Oh my tired legs" edition. After a tough long run on Sunday, my hard workout on Monday with Kat left me with some DOMS. Then there was Tuesday's speed-work and yes... read more

    • Daniela

      Mud-week? Sounds like fun! :)) Well done today, Peter!

      8 days ago Like

    • Peter S.
      Peter S.

      If only ... I meant mid-week. Looking back on the data, I must have been tired, my average HR was only 146.

      8 days ago Like

  12. RUN
    good Nostalgic loop, average 5:16,... 15.31 km 01:21 08:29 pace

    Run 36 of 83. Some rolling hills.

    I can feel my distance pace improving. It's heading closer 5:00 min/km. Marathon pace. Hmm.

    Lovely day for running. Light breeze. A bit of cloud cover... read more

  13. RUN
    good Dancing In The City, average ... 2.38 km 00:18 11:54 pace

    Run 35c of 80. Home again. Home again. Jiggerty jig.

    Average heart rate 135 bpm,

  14. RUN
    good O'Hagans 5K race, average 4:2... 5 km 00:22 07:00 pace

    Run 35b of 80. Maybe not a return to form, but a good return to O'Hagan's.

    I was expecting something a couple of minutes slower than this. So I'm a happy bunny.

    Average heart... read more

    • Beep Beep
      Beep Beep

      Well, Mr. "Peter" Rabbit...this looks to be quite an enjoyable run! A happy bunny's enthusiasm is contagious! You are going to have all of us hopping with joy! Well done!

      10 days ago Like1 person

  15. RUN
    good Dancing In The City, average ... 2.5 km 00:17 11:10 pace

    Run 35a of 83. Off to O'Hagan's

    Average heart rate 150 bpm,

  16. RUN
    good Tamaki Drive 27k, average 5:2... 26.82 km 02:27 08:47 pace

    Run 34 of 83 (my count was a week out). Ten weeks until #aucklandmarathon. Whoohoo.

    This wasn't the run I planned. Crossed paths with Bodo Lang, and decided to run with him and his friends... read more

    • Peter S.
      Peter S.

      Post run thoughts. I did five Kilometres after the half-way mark at 'goal marathon pace'. That pushed my heart rate up to just over 158 bpm (68-69%). That's a little too high. I want to be able to do GMP at something more like 150 bpm or lower. Still, my speed training (that starts this week) should help with that. O'Hagan's here I come.

      12 days ago Like1 person

    • Beep Beep
      Beep Beep

      Unplanned adventures reap the most valuable rewards...Glad you enjoyed the unexpected adventures with your friend. Sounds as if you came back stronger & fulfilled! Cheers to you!

      11 days ago Like1 person

  17. RUN
    good Valley Road & Mt Eden, averag... 7.86 km 00:44 09:05 pace

    Run 33 of 80. Can that be right! I'll soon be half way through my training for the Auckland marathon. Now, which half of the training is the easier part?

    Still got a bit of a cold, so a bi... read more

    • Daniela

      A very good-looking run, Peter! I think the first half of a training cycle is always more difficult, when you have to get used to running regularly and long again. After that, a couple of more runs and then it's almost taper time! Have fun on your long run!

      14 days ago Like

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    • Peter S.
      Peter S.

      The Road Test gear is pretty fine!

      14 days ago Like

    • Melinda B.
      Melinda B.

      Nice run and enjoy the road testing

      13 days ago Like1 person

  18. Hmmm ... are there fewer people here, or is it my imagination.

    • Daniela

      I feel the same... a few of my friends have left DM recently.

      15 days ago Like

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    • Mark C.
      Mark C.

      I'm still here but not logging my training on DM any more as with garmin, strava and training peaks all auto uploading from my garmin it got too much! I am connected with all my DM friends through other social media too. Don't think I'm not checking up on your training Peter!

      14 days ago Like1 person

    • Peter S.
      Peter S.

      Yeah, that is sounding increasing like me ... using other networks.

      14 days ago Like

  19. RUN
    blah Motorway 16k, average 5:31, d... 16.04 km 01:28 08:52 pace

    Run 32 of 80. A noticeable headwind on the outward leg. No rain although I could see it sweeping across parts of town.

    Still got a cold. It is getting better but I'm still rather meh. Litt... read more

    • Mgcini M.
      Mgcini M. Nice Job
      Nice Job:

      Nice looking mid-week mid long run, good pace!

      15 days ago

    • Peter S.
      Peter S.

      Thanks Mgcini ... it's a work in progress.

      15 days ago Like

    • Beep Beep
      Beep Beep

      Running into a headwind is such a great workout..even though it's a bugger while you are in the midst of it. Awesome outcome & glad you are feeling better!

      15 days ago Like1 person

    • Peter S.
      Peter S.

      Thanks GL. The route goes a long a cycleway beside the motorway, so it can be breezy out.

      15 days ago Like

  20. RUN
    alright Great North vs New North Road... 10.34 km 00:56 08:42 pace

    Run 31 of 80. A bit wet still. Still got a bit of a head cold. Meh.

    Ran naked = no tech telling me how things are going. No music, books, or podcasts. Just me and my head. Having a cold, I thoug... read more