Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Weekly Scoop Sept 24-30

Monday 9/24
Rest day

Tuesday 9/25
Blowing Springs 10 miles
10:39 pace ~1,000' vertical
Total time 1h47m
Two laps of the big loop in opposite directions

Wednesday 9/26
Bark Park Lake BV Loop 7 miles
8:29 pace ~ Negligible vertical
Total time 59m
Dusted off the old road pegs, cool, overcast morning and I was low on time so I went kinda fast, felt great. From the Bentonville Bark Park to Lake BV, two laps and return. 

Thursday 9/27
Blowing Springs 8 miles
10:39 pace ~ 850' vertical
Total time 1h25m
Big loop and then the inside track in return. 

Friday 9/28
North Bentonville Trail 3 miles
7:39 pace ~ No vertical
Total time 22m
Really short on time, had a plane to catch in Branson at lunchtime. Fast splits. 

Saturday 9/29
Dupage Co. Main Stem Trail 8 miles
8:22 pace ~ <250' vertical
Total time 1h7m
Busy suburban multi-use trail full of folks making final preps for the Chicago Marathon. Really crisp, sunny morning, negative split the final 3 miles @ 8:05, 7:55 and 7:35. 

Weekly Totals:
36 miles in 5h41m, faster pace than normal with all the paved/flat miles and not much vertical. Have 3 weeks until PH50k and things are coming together nicely. No Sunday run or long run this week due to travel. That and an excess of beer from the Lake Bluff Brewing Co. on Saturday at my LFHS Class of 1987 reunion. 

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