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  • 11 miles
  • 01:54 time
  • 869 calories
  • 3 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. FIT
    Lift Stuff 00:30

    Lift stuff.
    In honour of Pope Jan ;) Who I am relentlessly teasing and taunting to encourage him to try some weights.
    I don't think it's working though. But I just everyone to feel the ... read more

  2. RUN
    4@pace 6.05 mi 00:48 07:54 pace

    6 miles, with the middle 4 @ goal pace.
    Mile splits: 7:27, 7:36, 7:30, 7:38
    That means I averaged 7:32/mi for the 4 miles, which is exactly where I want to be (7:37/mi or better).
    Not too shabby f... read more

    • Marina

      Restart? You never actually stopped, lol. You're awesome possum.

      about 20 hours ago Like1 person

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    • Pierre M.
      Pierre M.

      4 weeks of rest is actually what they recommend once a year. I haven't done it yet, but then I have accumulated many, many, many weeks of rest before I resumed running again at age 45. So I figure it balances out in some kind of cosmic arithmetic. Meanwhile, good stuff, Barb!

      about 13 hours ago Like1 person

    • Barb G.
      Barb G.

      @pierre - ooh. i like when I do something good by accident! ;)

      about 10 hours ago Like1 person

  3. RUN
    Here we go again! 4.59 mi 00:37 07:57 pace

    Coach T agreed he'd put up with me for another round of training, so this morning he sent me my list for the week and I expected to see 30/30s, but like always he continues to surprise me. So ... read more

    • Vern M.
      Vern M.

      That's the way to kick off your training cycle with a BOOM!

      2 days ago Like1 person

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    • Carol B.

      So ... I've missed you and your awesomeness. I'll check in more frequently than every 3 years maybe. But good to see you still working your arse off!!

      1 day ago Like1 person

    • Barb G.
      Barb G.

      @CAROL!! I've missed YOU and YOUR awesomeness! Sometimes I spy on you via Lisa on FB (sometimes through FB loopholes I get to see you in a picture, and then I think, "There's Carol! I miss Carol!" ;) ) Come back more often please! :)

      about 21 hours ago Like

  4. FIT
    quickie 00:20

    lift some stuff

  5. VELO
    commutes 4 mi

    commutes with L

  6. RUN
    4 with 3 at pace 4 mi 00:31 07:42 pace

    warmed up a mile and then did 3 at goal pace.
    why not?
    back to the real grind tomorrow!

  7. RUN
    Lollygag 6.3 mi 00:55 08:43 pace

    Lollygag in the rain and humidity.
    I was going to do some pace miles but I felt like I had no oomf, so I thought I'd save it for tomorrow instead and just enjoy the rain.

  8. VELO
    Meandering + Commuting 22.7 mi

    Commute, then a 18+ mile meander, then more commuting (about 5k).
    I should have just biked into gatineau park, but I didn't bring any water and didn't have my "in case I pop a tube&... read more

  9. VELO
    yesterday. 14.31 mi

    Forgot to log this yesterday. A meander plus some commuting.

  10. RUN
    12xhills + 2xstairs 4.64 mi 00:41 08:55 pace

    Did I tell you that someone I know on strava (and met recently at a race) has an affinity for my hill too? He suggested we name it a few weeks ago, and we settled on Delores. Sweet Delores. :)
    12xs... read more

    • Vern M.
      Vern M.

      Excellent hill work, Barb!

      7 days ago Like1 person

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    • Run M.
      Run M.

      Damn, you nailed it.

      6 days ago Like1 person

    • Barb G.
      Barb G.

      @ T! Aside from herons, I think Albatross are amazing, ever since I learned they could go for days on days without ever landing on anything just riding air currents. Wild stuff. Also: the stairs comes from you actually, l heard you say "Are those stairs, not covered with snow.......?" :P

      5 days ago Like

  11. RUN
    Morning lollygag 7.5 mi 01:04 08:30 pace

    Meandering around in the humidity....

  12. FIT
    Lift stuff 00:30

    before tv.

  13. RUN
    Sprints. 3.62 mi 00:30 08:13 pace

    12x30/30s, because why not?
    It's Monday. It's a typical Monday workout. Training doesn't start again until next week, but I thought I'd model this week around some typical Coac... read more

  14. RUN
    Lollygag along the river. 10.08 mi 01:29 08:46 pace

    A lollygag along the river to try to keep the demons from circling. ;)
    Stopped to watch some geese at one point. They were stomping on some mud in a shallow part near the edge of the river and the... read more

    • Vern M.
      Vern M.

      Nice 10 to keep the demons at bay! So much wlldlife out there today!

      12 days ago Like1 person

    • Pierre M.
      Pierre M.

      Nice lollygagging today! I hope you don't join those geese in their feast, I think it would be kind of icky, whatever it is. Probably shoots or worms.

      12 days ago Like1 person

    • Marina

      Great way to get the legs moving, that's a nice lollygag for sure. Hoping you keep the demons at bay, trust that you are in the right m'dear.

      12 days ago Like1 person

    • Barbara

      Great lollygagging Barb.

      11 days ago Like1 person

  15. RUN
    Back at 'er 6 mi 00:50 08:24 pace

    Kind of a fartlek today...Feeling a little rough around the emotional edges, and I find some days running brings out an opportunity for those weird wet things that come out of eyeballs to appear. S... read more

  16. RUN
    Easy, Medium, Pace. Mishmash. 10 mi 01:23 08:18 pace

    A real mish-mash of paces. A couple at goal pace, some moderate paces, and some slower miles, but a fast finish.
    Just trying to get out to the parkway hills and grind them into my soul. ;)

    Damn ho... read more

    • Vern M.
      Vern M.

      Love a good mixed pace run! Nice ten, Barb!

      20 days ago Like

    • Pierre M.
      Pierre M.

      A good workout. Variety is good. As for hydration, I never used to drink or eat. Alan T told me I was a fool, and should do it. I tried it. I learned to absolutely LOATHE gels. I will never touch another gel for the rest of my life. I kind of like fruit rollups though. Those are tolerable. I drink water because I think I should, but it makes me urp, and Gatorade *really* makes me urp, but it did seem to help me cramp less on a half, so I plan to drink the stuff on halfs in the future.

      20 days ago Like

    • Robin B.
      Robin B.

      nice work!

      19 days ago Like

    • Allen

      Good luck going cold turkey, Barb!

      19 days ago Like

  17. RUN
    just go! 5.2 mi 00:43 08:13 pace

    I really needed this. Nothing fancy, but it has been a stressful 24hrs with L's school and crap, so I was happy to just ignore my usual life for 40 minutes this morning and have a nice run!
    Si... read more

  18. RUN
    5.4 mi 00:44 08:10 pace

    progressive 8x800s with a long cool down into the never ending wind.

  19. VELO
    commutes 8.2 mi

    around town.
    no cavities!

  20. RUN
    To the beach. 10.5 mi 01:28 08:22 pace

    Meandered to the beach and back. Mostly this involved dodging geese, goslings and their copious amounts of poop. ;) But I didn't was a zen-ish run. Windy, overcast, but very humid.
    ... read more