Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Achieving Eightness

Oh, I do it now and then. It's fairly common on the dreadmill, and I've done it on shorter runs. I also do it for parts of longer runs. But it's still fairly rare these slow days, and it's even rarer to do it for an entire run of any decent distance.

So I was happy to do 10 miles in exactly 80 minutes today. Now that included a little light speedwork, but it was still a pretty decent accomplishment for 2009.

My speedwork was 4 x 1200 at about 5:25 pace. Pretty pedestrian, but any speedwork these days is better than none.

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