7910 total / 0 in 2017

March: HAT 50K May: North Face Challenge 50M July: Lone Ranger (24 Hour Endurance) October: Oil Creek 100 Plus many other races including Tri's.

Todd A Pollock ran: Coming off an inspira...

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  • 7 miles
  • 00:55 time
  • 07:53 pace
  • 755 calories
  • 0 ft climb
  • 164 max hr
  • 146 avg hr
    • Currently 5/5 Effort.
    effort 5/5
good Time to Giddy Up 7.02 mi 00:55 07:53 pace

Coming off an inspirational high from IMLP, one of my next goals for this year is to BQ in September during the VIA Marathon. I have not done speed work in sometime, simply because it wasn't the immediate goal, but it is now.
Last night right before bed I read an article about various types of progression runs. was on my mind when I woke here's how it went;

1 9'06"/mi 123BPM
2 8'25"/mi 137BPM
3 7'46"/mi 152BPM
4 7'37"/mi 156BPM
5 7'36"/mi 161BPM
6 7'28"/mi 160BPM
7 7'12"/mi 164BPM

  • Courtney

    Sounds like a great goal. Good luck!

    almost 5 years ago Like1 person

  • Patrick B.
    Patrick B.

    You'll BQ with your eyes closed. If you haven't been doing speed work, I'm afraid of what will happen.

    almost 5 years ago Like1 person

  • Patrick B.
    Patrick B.

    PS: I had 2 friends BQ this year and they both used Scott Pfitzinger's Advanced Marathoning book and swear that was what did for them.

    almost 5 years ago Like

  • Todd A P.
    Todd A P.

    Thanks Courtney!
    Patrick - Thank you very much for the suggestion. I'm a freakn' book addict when it comes to reading how to better my training, so I will definitely be looking and buying that book. I only have 46 days to VIA - so this will come in handy. Thanks again - really appreciate it!

    almost 5 years ago Like

  • Rambling Runner
    Rambling Runner

    Awesomeness Todd!! Great run!!

    almost 5 years ago Like1 person

  • Tammie K.
    Tammie K.

    Awesome run! You know what to do!

    over 4 years ago Like