Miles:
88 total / 0 in 2018
Goal:

Awww look at all those zeroes up there. I would like to change that. Working on getting body back after baby.

Bonnie ran: First run of my 16 we...

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  • 2 miles
  • 00:24 time
  • 10:45 pace
  • 260 calories
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  • 301 ft climb
  • 170 max hr
  • 159 avg hr
    • Currently /5 Effort.
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great 2.2 mi 00:24 10:45 pace

First run of my 16 week half marathon training! Stopped and bought Mega Millions tickets while I was out. :)

I'm using a Smart Coach personalized training program from Runners World. I was supposed to run this at a 12:35 pace, but that is just too slow. I stayed at a pace that was comfortable for me - thoughts?

  • Awyna S.
    Awyna S.

    Let me know how it goes, I'm thinking of using this one as my half gets closer! and I think you never go backwards so comfortable pace is fine!

    almost 8 years ago Like

  • Brandon W.
    Brandon W.

    Woohoo on officially starting your half marathon training! I loosely used the Smart Coach training plan when I was training for my marathon, but I didn't worry too much about the pace it recommended. If it was a day that called for speed work, I tried to run faster than normal. If it was a long slow run, I ran a little on the slow side. Bottom line: I ran at whatever pace felt right that day.

    almost 8 years ago Like

  • Jim P.
    Jim P.

    #GoTeachyBon

    almost 8 years ago Like

  • Bonnie
    Bonnie

    Faithrider, I'll keep you posted. Stay tuned!

    Thanks Brandon. That makes sense, and goes along with my thinking as well. Speed work doesn't come naturally to me, running at a comfortable pace does. :)

    Thanks Jim!

    almost 8 years ago Like

  • Emily S.
    Emily S.

    Great Run Bonnie, my best advice is to run at a comfortable pace but you should always do your long runs a little slower then you plan to run the race, running slow improves the enzymatic properties of your muscles which allows to run longer and recover more easily! Hope that helps!

    almost 8 years ago Like

  • Todd B.
    Todd B.

    Great run Bonnie!

    almost 8 years ago Like

  • Francisco G.
    Francisco G. Nice Job
    Nice Job:

    Well done. I think that any training program should be use only as a reference.

    almost 8 years ago