Jim Moore ran: First day of official...

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  • 10 miles
  • 01:17 time
  • 07:40 pace
  • 1040 calories
  • 0 ft climb
  • 0 max hr
  • 0 avg hr
    • Currently /5 Effort.
    effort /5
good One down... 10.04 mi 01:17 07:40 pace

First day of official training for NYC marathon in November and it went pretty well. Slightly cooler out there this morning than its been lately. Dew point was actually in the 60s (barely at 69). There was even one spot where I crossed a small bridge where the air almost felt cool, and with my lollipop course I got to cross that spot twice. My garmin corrupted this run somehow, so the only details I can see are total time and distance. 74/69F, 84H. Distancias #2.

  • Joe M.

    Woot! Way to kick things off Jim. Just do the work right now - pace will come.

    almost 6 years ago Like2 people

  • Jim M.
    Jim M.

    This was actually pretty much right on goal pace. I use smart coach (http://smartcoach.runnersworld.com/) for my training plans which gives you target pace as well as distance -- easy run pace this week is 7:41. On my own I tend to run my easy runs too fast, so I like having a goal pace to rein me in (or push me on in the case of tempo runs).

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Greg S.
    Greg S.

    That is a good start, nice job.

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Mark J.
    Mark J.

    Great start. I used smart coach as well and, you're right, it really helps to have a plan that gives target paces, especially for easy runs.

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Nicholas G.
    Nicholas G.

    Looking good!

    almost 6 years ago Like2 people

  • Bill K.
    Bill K.

    Way to get it started, Jim!

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Sean L.
    Sean L.

    it did feel just a tad cooler in the lower areas this morning - nice 10

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Stefan

    Solid! Hope the hip feels better, the weather stays cool(er) and the miles keep coming! Good luck with the training :)

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person