6174 total / 1787 in 2014

New York Marathon November 2014 for fun. Target race TBC for Spring 2015 with a goal of sub 3:15.

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  • 29 miles
  • 04:27 time
  • 2259 calories
  • 13 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. RUN
    good Lactate Threshold 4m @ 15k/13... 4.05 mi 00:27 06:39 pace

    Back to the speedwork & an LT session over 4 miles. The plan was to hit 15k/13.1m race pace. Given I want to PB at 13.1 in October, I need just under 7:00 miles to do so, so thought I would aim... read more

  2. FIT
    good Core 00:30

    Only time for 1 set today - weekly core session:
    Abdominal Crunches (Feet down): 1 x 30 reps
    Side Reaches: 1 x 30 reps (each side)
    Plank: 2 x 60 seconds -15 seconds
    Push-ups: 1 x 20 reps
    Medic... read more

  3. FIT
    good Strength 00:45

    Weekly strength session:
    Seated Hamstring Curl Machine - both legs: 2 x 12 reps (76kg)
    Seated Hamstring Curl Machine - single Leg: 2 x 12 reps (44kg)
    Seated Leg Curl - both legs: 2 x 12 re... read more

  4. Shared Photo

    Morning run to see the Poppy Field at the Tower of London

  5. RUN
    great MLR & to the Poppy Field (11m) 11 mi 01:32 08:21 pace

    Despite a chill wind making it feel more like mid-Autumn than late Summer, my return to double-digit mid-week runs went well this morning. Once I'd warmed up over the first 2 or 3 miles I rela... read more

    • Fiona M.
      Fiona M.

      That is quite a comparison Elliot, really exciting to see improvement like that. I want to get to Tower of London too, quite a fitting display.

      3 days ago Like1 person

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    • Elliot W.
      Elliot W.

      Thanks guys! @Jennifer - I think you're right; I seem to have retained a large amount of fitness from the spring marathon cycle which means my base is much better this time around. NY is not really a goal race - just for the experience. I had a goal 1/2m race in October which I really want to PB at.

      2 days ago Like

    • Jennifer Naquin F.
      Jennifer Naquin F.

      Awesome! What's your 1/2m PB?

      1 day ago Like

  6. RUN
    alright Thornton Country Park (13.4m) 13.4 mi 01:57 08:43 pace

    My training plan suggested 13miles w/8 at marathon pace but after 2 days solid of painting several hundred planks of wood, I had to scale back my ambitions and decided to try and finish the run off... read more

    • Laura

      Sounds like you're busy with the new house Elliot. Decorating is tough work. I'm sure you'll get the route right soon... Glad you weren't wearing red today - nice miles :))

      4 days ago Like1 person

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    • Fiona M.
      Fiona M.

      Great run Elliot. I always struggle on runs where I'm not completely sure of the route I'm taking, I hope some nice new routes come together for you, cows are quite unnerving to be around, not sure why hehe. Good luck with getting all your DIY done!!

      4 days ago Like

    • Michelle H.
      Michelle H.

      Wow! Your sessions are always tough. Fantastic work.

      4 days ago Like

  7. RUN
    great Recovery (5m) 5.01 mi 00:44 08:47 pace

    Making sure I run my recovery runs as a proper recovery and will aim to be between 8:45-9:00 miles. Gorgeous sunny morning, fresh and could've run a lot longer. Avg HR 125 so easily in the rig... read more

  8. RUN
    alright MLR (9m) 9.04 mi 01:17 08:30 pace

    Decided to just try and run this at around 8:30 pace throughout rather than do any phased progression. Legs felt a bit heavy and my backback was digging into my shoulders again which was making the... read more

  9. FIT
    alright Core 01:00

    Weekly core session:
    Abdominal Crunches (Feet down): 2 x 30 reps
    Side Reaches: 2 x 30 reps (each side)
    Plank: 2 x 75 seconds +15 seconds
    Push-ups: 2 x 20 reps
    Medicine Ball Twist Crunch (4KG) (F... read more