Miles:
6869 total / 1342 in 2014
Goal:

5k in under 29 minutes. Half marathon in under 2:20. Oly Tri in under 3:30. Complete my first half Ironman. Become a better cyclist. Have fun.

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  1. RUN
    neighborhood run 3.15 mi 00:35 11:11 pace

    Decent enough evening run through the neighborhood. The temp is 54 and I was way overdressed in a long-sleeve and vest.

  2. RUN
    good Des Plaines River Trail half ... 13.1 mi 02:27 11:10 pace

    This was a great race! Beautiful scenery and lots of good friends. One section was flooded over, so we had to crawl over a bunch of rocks, which added a few minutes. But other than that, the tra... read more

    • Tim M.
      Tim M. Nice Job
      Nice Job:

      Go go, champ!

      3 days ago

    • Sonja R.
      Sonja R.

      Nice! I "ran" through the section with the rocks later that afternoon when I went to cheer, and that would not have been fun during a race. Great overall time!

      3 days ago Like1 person

    • Nancy
      Nancy

      awesome time for a trail race!

      2 days ago Like1 person

    • Patty M.
      Patty M. Congrats
      Congrats:

      Congrats! Glad you had such a strong race, and was still able to enjoy the scenery!

      1 day ago

  3. RUN
    good neighborhood run with Tim 2.25 mi 00:25 11:06 pace

    Not bad.

  4. RUN
    alright neighborhood run 2.1 mi 00:25 11:44 pace

    First run back after having my wisdom teeth removed. Felt a little tight, and cut the run shorter than planned because of bathroom issues. But weather was great, and it's good to be back at ... read more

  5. RUN
    good neighborhood run 4.2 mi 00:45 10:49 pace

    My shin felt a little tight, but eventually loosened up. I wore my newer shoes, and didn't get the foot pain I felt on Saturday. Great running weather!

  6. RUN
    good CES run + bonus mis 10.83 mi 02:02 11:14 pace

    Brr! It was actually chilly today! I did the first six miles with the CES group, then another fivish with Tim and Jenn. Didn't feel super great -- my foot hurt, and my stomach felt a little... read more

    • Tim M.
      Tim M.

      Sorry it didn't feel good, but you seemed cheery enough even over the last five. We'll do fine in Des Plaines.

      17 days ago Like1 person

    • Joanne M.
      Joanne M.

      Thanks pal! It was nice running with you and Jenn.

      17 days ago Like

  7. RUN
    alright neighborhood run with Tim 3.02 mi 00:32 10:38 pace

    This felt kind of tough. My shins felt super tight the whole time, and I felt more lung tired than I thought I should have felt. Humid weather. It was nice to run with Tim though.

  8. swim
    good freestyle laps 1760 yd 00:43 43:00 pace

    It feels like forever since I was training for Big Shoulders. It took a while to find my groove, but I eventually did. I thought about stopping after a half hour, but decided to finish out the mile.

  9. RUN
    good neighborhood run 4.15 mi 00:45 10:50 pace

    Not a bad run around the neighborhood. Ankles felt a little tight.

  10. RUN
    great Edgewater 5k 3.1 mi 00:29 09:21 pace

    Official results aren't posted yet, but by my watch I set a new 5k PR with 29:01! I wasn't sure what to expect from my performance, but I definitely wasn't expecting that. I'm... read more

    • Tim M.
      Tim M. Great Performance
      Great Performance:

      Good job, speed champ! If I had shoved more kids out of the way in front of you, you would've made that last second for sure. :)

      Nice PR!

      23 days ago

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    • Vanessa B.
      Vanessa B.

      Congrats on the PR! Sounds like a perfect race with great weather

      23 days ago Like1 person

    • Joanne M.
      Joanne M.

      Thanks all! Apparently, I got the timing just right -- 29:01. So no sub-29, but still a 16 second PR. Considering I didn't expect to PR at all, I'll take it!

      23 days ago Like2 people

  11. RUN
    good CES run 10.04 mi 01:55 11:25 pace

    Paced the 11:30s with CES. We had a small but friendly group today. Felt good.

    • Vanessa B.
      Vanessa B.

      Missed seeing you on the path today but wasn't it nice to go south?

      24 days ago Like

    • Joanne M.
      Joanne M.

      It was nice going south! It definitely helped break things up. Sorry I missed you today.

      24 days ago Like

  12. VELO
    good morning bike commute 9.45 mi 00:45 12.6mph pace

    I've been slacking on doing the bike commute thing. I figure I should get more of this in before it's too cold. Used a backpack instead of a pannier. I think I'm definitely a pann... read more

    • Patty M.
      Patty M.

      What is a pannier?

      26 days ago Like

    • Joanne M.
      Joanne M.

      It's a bag that goes on a rack on the back of your bike. I haven't bothered putting my rack back on my bike after the Chicago tri, but I should do that.

      26 days ago Like

    • Patty M.
      Patty M.

      Ah, got it. Thanks!

      26 days ago Like

  13. RUN
    good 8 * 400 3 mi 00:29 09:36 pace

    Warm-up was a mile going up and over Cricket Hill six times at about a 12 minute pace. Then the workout was eight 400s, with two and a half glorious minutes of recovery between each. Seriously, t... read more

    • Sonja R.
      Sonja R.

      sounds lovely! what a nice night to be out!

      27 days ago Like1 person

    • Joanne M.
      Joanne M.

      I've never really thought about quarter mile repeats as "lovely", but they were really satisfying. :) It was a beautiful night to be out though.

      26 days ago Like

  14. RUN
    good neighborhood run with Tim 2.5 mi 00:27 10:52 pace

    Short run in the neighborhood with Tim. Legs finally feel loose again.

  15. swim
    good EAC laps 880 yd 00:25 50:00 pace

    A slow, easy swim, mostly just to loosen up my legs a little bit.

  16. RUN
    good run with CES 9.88 mi 01:54 11:30 pace

    I joined the CES marathon group to help pace the second half of their 20 miler today. My run felt okay, but not the greatest -- my legs still feel super tight for some reason. It felt nice to acc... read more

    • Vanessa B.
      Vanessa B.

      I loved running with people who were going through their first 20 miler! So great to see their faves at the finish!

      about 1 month ago Like1 person

    • Joanne M.
      Joanne M.

      Seriously! So many people today looked like they were glowing with happiness.

      about 1 month ago Like

  17. RUN
    alright neighborhood run 2.22 mi 00:26 11:31 pace

    Short run around the neighborhood. My legs felt super tight today! I hope they loosen up for tomorrow.

  18. RUN
    Track workout: 5 * 800 3.7 mi 00:37 09:55 pace

    Finally, a track workout that wasn't miserable! For "warm-up" (I use that term loosely), we ran up and over Cricket Hill several times (most people did 10 times, but I did eight). ... read more

  19. RUN
    good neighborhood run 3.55 mi 00:40 11:12 pace

    Evening run around the neighborhood. My shin felt tight for the first mile or so, but eventually loosened up.