The Lazy Pirate

February 2011

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Location:

Laurens,SC,USA

Member Since:

Feb 07, 2011

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

800 = 2:04

1600 = 5:03

5K = 18:35

8K = 33:16

Half M. = 1:56:22 i had issues, ha ha

I won my fist 5k in 2010

Short-Term Running Goals:

I would love to hit a sub 18 5k.

30 minute 8k

Long-Term Running Goals:

As of right now, I'm not realy sure. I enjoy staying in shape and racing with friends. I'm sure i'll plug in a few goals sooner or later.

Personal:

I've recently gotten married. It's one of the best things that has ever happened to me. Since then I've slacked off on my running, hopefully this running blog will help encourage me to keep pushing.

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AM

I ran 3 miles at 7 min pace, and the last mile at 6 min pace.

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Took the day off.

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AM

An easy 5 miles on the treadmill at the Y.

PM

Another 5 miles at the Y. I did all my running at 7min pace.

Its boring but im trying to get my mileage up.

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AM.

This morning consisted of 4 miles on the treadmill at the Y. Again I did it at 7min pace. I also did some light upper body training to help me keep my form.

PM.

Back to the Y for some more treadmill running. I usally run at the Y this time of year because its dark when ever i get a chance to run, plus i don't like the cold.

Mile 1 = 7:00 pace

Mile 2 = 6:30 pace

Mile 3 = 7:00 pace

Mile 4 = 6:30 pace

Then the steam room. Ahhh. I'm getting a little sore and fatigued. I want to do some speed workouts, maybe ill get some in this weekend.

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This morning was a struggle, the 5am buzzer was not welcome. I predetermined that I would do a short easy run in the morning and take the rest of the day off.  I should be ready to go first thing tomorrow morning.

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Its obvious to see I’ve hit my mid week lazy streak… This morning I over slept by an hour and a half. So I didn’t get to run before work. I was planning on doing a long run tonight but my wife and I started making early dinner plans. Of course anything with food is the highlight of my day, I just couldn’t wait for it. I did go by the Y, but all the treadmills were taken. So I went outside and ran the 5k course they have for the tri-sprints. It was a little chilly but I enjoyed it. I didn’t time push my self or check the time. I just ran at the feel good speed. I ran up on a pole cat, luckily he didn’t spray me. It was good run, im glad the daylight is getting longer now. I miss running outside.

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Today my wife wanted to go for a run with me, so we did a little jogging around Boyds Mill Pond. Also our dog Scooby tagged along. The temperature was around 65 with light winds, it was a great day to be outside and just be alive. I grabbed my Garmin watch to track my run, but it was dead. So I used my iPod and nike+ to track our run. We ran at a crawling 10:20 pace.

 

I also rode my bike while my wife was watching some chick flick. I have my road bike on a trainer in front of the TV. Now that’s Lazy! Ha ha.

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AM. Back to the grind

I ran an easy 4.5 miles at 7:30 pace.

 

I've got two races coming up next month a 5k & an 8k. The 5k I'm not so concerned with because it's so large, it's hard to get in a good position at the starting line.  But the 8k is a smaller local race. I've won my age group last year. I may have won my age group the year before, I can't remember now. I want to shave my 8k time. The race isn't until March 26th, so i should have plenty of time to work on it. Please give me some guidance!

 

PM     

Tonight I was under the gun to get my run over with quickly being Valentines Day and all.

1st mile @ 7:30 pace

1.50 mile @ 6:00 pace

0.75 mile @ 8:00 pace

0.25 mile @ 6:00 pace

 

I wanted to keep pushing, but my tummy started bubbling. I called it a day. Also on my mind is my Hot wife waiting at home for me to take her out to dinner. Can you blame me for cutting my run short???

 

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AM.

more treadmill running at the Y. I don't think I woke up until I was at 2.75 miles.

Mile 1 @ 7:30 pace

Mile 2 @ 7:30 pace

Mile 3 @ 7:30 pace

Mile 4 @ 7:00 pace

Mile 5 @ 6:30 pace

 

I think it may be time for me to get some new running shoes. At least once a week my feet are killing me because of my running shoes. I need to do some research to find a good shoe. Does anybody have any preferences?

PM.

I ran around Boyds Mill Pond with my wife and dog. Its nice to have a running family.

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I woke up 5 minutes before the alarm clock this morning, feeling robbed of precious time I went back to sleep for another hour and a half.

 

This afternoon I went to the Y and ran on the treadmill. I ran 8 miles at 7:18 pace.

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This afternoon I ran with my wife around our church. Just a nice easy jog outside enjoying the fresh air. After my wife was done, she drove home and I ran home by the moon light. It was nice and relaxing. I’m not sure what I did per mile, but my ipod says that I averaged 8:06

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I did a nice little jog outside with the wife. Saving my legs for a long run tomorrow.

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AM.

My sister and i ran a 5 mile loop we have marked, then i did some extra running around the her house.

PM.

Tonight i ran to the church and around it more than a few times. I hit my goal of 50 miles this week. i know its not much to yall but ive been doing 20-25 miles a week. I feel alot better than i thought i would.

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Tonight i did an easy run outside. I skipped out on the AM run because im a little under the weather.

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I couldnt find time to run today. But i did get a little jog in.

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I finally dragged my rear end out of bed this morning and went to the Y.

 

Mile 1 @ 6:00 pace

Mile 2 @ 6:00 pace

Mile 3 @ 6:00 pace

Mile 4 @ 7:30 pace

 

It felt great running 3 miles in 18 minutes, I wish I could do that on the road. But I feel if I do it enough on a treadmill and faster it will increase my leg speed when I am on the road.

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I went to the Y after work to do an easy run on the treadmill. But they were all in use by the time i got there, so i went for an easy 3 mile run outside on there 5k course. It started getting dark so i went back into the Y and got on one of the treadmills.

1.00 Mile @ 6:27 pace

0.50 Mile @ 8:30 pace

0.50 Mile @ 6:27 pace

1.00 Mile @ 8:30 pace

I just got home and its past 10pm. So no running for me in the morning! I need my sleep...

 

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I did an easy jog with my wife today round down town Laurens SC.  I try to jog slow but i keep leaving my wife, so ill jog down a street turn around and catch back up with her. I threw in a few sprints hear and there. Its 75 deg and the wind is steady around 6mph. Its a good day for running.

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I had a pathetic workout today. I had a headache so ever step was like getting pounded in the head by a hammer. I ran a little at the Y on the treadmill.

0.50 mile at 7:00 pace

0.50 mile at 6:30 pace

0.50 mile at 6:00 pace

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Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
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