Category Archives: weather

Day 1 Week 16 – Tempo Intervals Reappraised

2 miles warm up, 6 x 1 mile @ 10K pace w/ 90 second rest, 1 mile cool down, sunny & 84 degree Today’s tempo intervals was more ominous in thoughts than in reality.  First, the weather.  The sun was … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 13 – Long Cool Down!

2 miles warm up, 6 x 1 mile (90 sec rest), 2 miles cool down, sunny & 82 degree Believe it or not, the hardest part of my workout today was the cool down.  Yup! I walked it because I … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 8 Jul 2018

Week Eleven of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 48.  My weight is 147.4 pounds and resting heart rate 54 beats per minute.  Both are trending downward. Things are heating up this week, weather and training wise. 91 degree … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 11 – A Pleasant Long Run

18 miles (205 minutes) long run, pleasant & 68 degree Couldn’t have picked a better weather for today’s long run.  Low humidity & cool temperature surround me with refreshing breathes and plenty of companies on the C&O Canal Towpath.  Walkers, … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 11 – The Right Push

2 mile warm up, 2 mile tempo, and 1 mile cool down, humid & 76 degree Determined not to deal with another 90+ degree run like yesterday, I got out early this morning to beat the heat.   Nonetheless the air was … Continue reading

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Day 1 Week 11 – Smart Heat Run

7 miles easy pace, sunny & 91 degree Today is the hottest weather I have ever run in.  Ever!   It is so hot the National Weather Service issued heat advisory for my immediate area today and tomorrow. I saw a … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 10 – Heat Effect

  2 miles warm-up, 3 miles steady pace, 1 mile cool-down, cloudy & 81 degree Six miles in the eighty plus degree heat made it seemed longer.  Especially where the shades were nowhere to be found, and the sun was … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 8 – A Gorgeous Day

  4 miles easy pace + 6 strides, sunny & 65 degree The sun ray was coming through the window shade, I thought best apply suntan lotion in preparation for today’s run.  But the sun was gentle, caressing my face … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 5 – “Heat” Run

  6 miles easy pace, hot & humid, mid-to-high 70s degrees Even though my run today was “only” 6 miles, I regretted not bringing my water bottle right from the start.  The sun was up at 8 AM, beaming without … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 20 May 2018

Week four of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran this week: 29.  My weight is 150.4 pounds and resting heart rate 61 beats per minute. One of the more intimate factors with my marathon training is the weather.  Because I do … Continue reading

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