Monday, January 21, 2008

A little longer run

Normally I would be all self-congratulatory after finishing 12.6 miles in 5*F to 15*F wind chill. It was difficult to finish over two laps around our usual running route from the YMCA. My face was too frozen to talk without slurring my words!

But - my training buddy Dave started at 6AM before the sun came up and had finished about 18 chilly miles before I even showed up! So that kept me jogging along until he finished his 30 mile ultramarathon for the day. Congratulations to Dave the Ultramarathoner!

Yeah, that heart rate is looking good!! NOT! I'm not sure why the heart rate meter wasn't working, but that's about 80 beats low for me.

Not a bad workout pace for me today, either. Not quite up to my all-time best half marathon race pace (10:38 min/mile), but not too far off, especially considering I took a few walk breaks that I wouldn't have taken in a race!

6 comments:

WADDLER26.2 said...

Great run with an awesome pace.

IronTriTim said...

Great run, far braver than me. I took one look at the thermometer and read 0deg F and decided that was far too cold for me.

KLN said...

Good for you. The cold is killing me this year. Brrrrrrr.

Steve Stenzel said...

Nice run! Way to face the weather!!

Formulaic said...

What are you using for a log? I've been using Sportstracker but your log looks better than mine!

Shawn said...

Holy schnikey! THAT'S friggin' COLD!! Great job!

And a big wooo hooo to Dave for doing 30 miles. 26.2 is plenty for me, thankyouverymuch, so I bow down to him!