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5k 22 minutes,10k 45 minutes, half marathon 1:45 ,complete full marathon, complete 6 hour race, run trail runs, someday run death march (100k)

Thomas G. ran: Wanted to try somethi...

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  • 18 miles
  • 02:47 time
  • 09:30 pace
  • 2398 calories
  • 0 ft climb
  • 157 max hr
  • 145 avg hr
    • Currently 3/5 Effort.
    effort 3/5
great Long Run 28.19 km 02:47 09:30 pace

Wanted to try something new for this long run. In stead of always running in the same area I took the train to an area I didn't know and tried to run home from their. Actually really refreshing and fun until I just suddenly arrived back at the point where I started after 16k or something while I thought I was heading home :p. So in stead of 27k I ran a bit more and then walked another 3k to get home but I didn't care since I felt like I could just keep running today! Only had to stop because obviously my joints and legs still have to get used to these distances but was hardly tired and an avg heart rate of only 145 bpm! Happy with the pace as well, didn't go for a specific pace but faster then 6:00 min/km is always nice on a long run :). HM distance in 2:05:20 this time, getting closer :p!

  • George M.
    George M.

    You get the Daily Miler runner award today!!!!! Nice!! I love that idea. Going to borrow it!

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Mark E.
    Mark E.

    Great run on a new route! Unfortunately, there is not much in the way of public transit here, so I'd have to have a buddy drop me in the country somewhere and run home from there.

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Michael

    That's a great run, Thomas! I'm impressed with the pace over such a distance!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Heather C.
    Heather C.

    Great idea to start from another location. It is fantastic that you did it with such a low HR for an excellent pace and that you felt like you could have kept going! That is exactly how you want to be feeling after these long runs.

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Richard V.
    Richard V.

    Thomas, love the running and the attitude and the distance and pace. Great job my man. I also tried a new route today but wasn't that smart to get dropped off in a remote location. Have to try that. My HM time was 2.06 so very similar to yours .
    Ps... Which marathon are you training for?

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Clara Susana G.
    Clara Susana G.

    Great run Thomas, im happy to see you are feeling comfortable on your long runs.

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Christopher B.
    Christopher B.

    That sounds fun and adventurous

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Viet

    Huge run Thomas, nice work!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Tracy S.
    Tracy S.

    That was a monstor of a run Thomas. How did you pull up afterwards?

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Leah C.
    Leah C.

    Wow Thomas, that's amazing! And considering you still had 5 miles to go, that 2:05 HM time can easily be whittled down below 2 hours!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Sarah C
    Sarah C

    What an adventure! Good job!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Dana

    sounds like fun! Great time, you'll have that sub 2 in no time!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Steve P.
    Steve P.

    I like the approach, and it gave your brain some different visuals for a change. Keep up the great work, Thomas!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Miguel R.
    Miguel R.

    Great distance Thomas! your joints and legs will progressively get used to longer distances... you keep doing better and better every day!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Kathleen
    Kathleen Nice Job
    Nice Job:

    Fantastic run!

    almost 6 years ago

  • Jp W.
    Jp W. Nice Job
    Nice Job:

    yes i kown how u feel ur rigth u do need to look at new things

    almost 6 years ago

  • Gozling

    way to change things up and loved the adventure!!!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Peneloperae Great Performance
    Great Performance:

    You are in great shape there! Low heart rate at that pace and distance is awesome. Good approach. Have a nice rest :)

    almost 6 years ago

  • James D.
    James D. Great Performance
    Great Performance:

    Fantastic run Thomas, way to get out there and find new routes, getting the train or bus is a great way to do it

    almost 6 years ago

  • Peter B.
    Peter B. Nice Job
    Nice Job:

    Well done Thomas! You will run your HM well below 2 hours.

    almost 6 years ago