Category Archives: weather

Day 1 Week 17 – Live & Learn

5 mile tempo run at 7:39 – 7:57 pace, 2 mile warm up, 1 mile cool down. 59 degree Fahrenheit, ideal for running. My body shuddered when I stepped outside for my morning run as cool breezes swept fall leaves … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 14 – Puerto Rico’s Fate

tempo interval 2 x 15 min w/ 2 min rest, 3.3 warm up & cool down The struggle we face often is not out there in the external world.  It is within us. Whether it’s conflicting values, competing options, or … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 10 – Harvey & Me

16 mile easy. Tropical Storm Harvey brought precipitations to our area today, Nothing to the scale of its former category 4 hurricane stature.  But it was cold and rained all day nonetheless. Earlier in the week, I blogged about running … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 10 – YOGA For Runners

It is cooler day, today in the Washington DC area.  Temperature never makes out of the 60’s.  Imaging that here in September!  This weather reminds me of San Francisco where coats and jackets are the standard attires for this time … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 10 – Running In The Rain

6 mile easy pace (10:15), PM run, light drizzle, 67 degree Fahrenheit It has been raining all day (it’s a great day for ducks). Finally, I can wait no more.  When the rain begins to slow down a bit this … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 9 – Hurricane Thoughts

A beautiful day here in the Mid-Atlantic.  Low humidity and pleasant temperature.  No scorching heat like some other places.  And definitely no hurricane. Having said that, the National Hurricane Center (hurricane.gov) is reporting that Hurricane Harvey, now Category 4, will … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 3 – Bring On The Heat

8 miles easy ( w/ 4 x 90 sec fartleks after mile 4 and 5 min easy pace between surges), 79 -84 degree Fahrenheit. Today’s fartleks  not only added variety to my run but also made the second half quicker which was … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 2 – A Summer Afternoon Run

It was almost 3 pm when the rain started to subside.  Temperature was 78 degree, and I decided to go for my 6 mile easy run.  The light drizzle felt refreshing on contact but the steam from the asphalt had … Continue reading

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Day 6 week 1 – Welcome July

Ran 10 easy miles (averaged 10:00 per mile).    It might have been easy pace, but the run was by no means easy.  The culprit was humidity,  86% this morning.  It made the run felt like uphill all the way. … Continue reading

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Too Hot To Flight?

  Summer began yesterday for folks in the Northern Hemisphere.  That includes me, yours truly.  And right on queue was the record heat. The temperature was so hot, flights were canceled in the Southwest region of the US. Rationales for … Continue reading

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