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Little Rock Marathon

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Member Since:

Oct 19, 2010

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

Arkansas Traveller 100: 1st Place; October 7, 2017

Arkansas Traveller 100: 1st Place; October 1, 2016

Arkansas Traveller 100: 15:36:33, 1st Place (Course Record);  October 3, 2015

Arkansas Traveller 100: 15:59:12, 1st Place; October 4, 2014 

War Eagle Tail Twister 50K: 4:07:12, 2nd Place; June 3, 2017

2017 New York City Marathon: 2:53:59; November 5, 2017

2013 Boston Marathon: 2:59:11; April 1, 2013

PR, Sleeping Bear Marathon: 2:45:41, 1st Place; October 7, 2012

PR, Soaring Wings Half Marathon: 1:20:33, 8th Place; October 29, 2011

Personal:

Pride necessarily sprouts and grows; a pride that can only come from relentless kneading of unwilling flesh, painful months of grinding and burning away all that is heavy, all that is strength-sapping and useless to the body as a projectile. --John L. Parker, Jr., runner/author

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Miles:This week: 55.00 Month: 327.00 Year: 327.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3401.90530.3552.75130.004115.00
Night Sleep Time: 1857.00Nap Time: 28.50Total Sleep Time: 1885.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.250.000.000.002.25

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.001.0012.00

10 Miles in 73:30; 6X1min striders.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.503.001.001.0011.50

10.5 Miles in 75:00 on TM set to 1.0 incline. Progressive run with the following splits:

Miles 1-2 at 8:00 pace;

Mile 3 at 7:47;

Mile 4 at 7:30;

Mile 5 at 7:13;

Mile 6 at 6:58;

Mile 7 at 6:45;

Mile 8 at 6:31;

Mile 9 at 6:15; and

Mile 10 at 6:00.

11.5 Total Miles including half-mile cool-down and one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

10 Miles in 75:50 on TM set to 1.0 incline; Miles 6-10 at 7:13/mile, or "PMP" (Paceing Marathon Pace).

11 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.501.000.003.0010.50

9.5 Miles in 68:00 on TM; after two-mile warm-up and 1 Mile at 6:58, I ran 6X.5 Mile Repeats at 5:56 pace (2), 5:52 pace (2), and 5:49 pace (2) with even distance jogging recovery between repeats.

10.5 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From DaveM on Thu, Jan 09, 2014 at 20:21:00 from 67.167.155.216

Very fast! Hope you're doing well. ...Dave

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.003.000.000.0016.00

15 Miles in 1:50 on TM(s); 8 Miles at 7:30/mile and 4 Miles at 7:13/mile (PMP) on TM stuck on -3.0 decline; switched TMs and ran 3 Miles at 6:58/mile on 0.0 incline, which felt like I was climbing after the first 12.

16 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

2 Miles with Diana, Evan, and Charley on a beautiful day at the neighborhood park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles on a nice, coldish morning in Little Rock; Evergreen, down Lookout to River Trail, up Overlook to through Camack Village, completing loop back home.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles with family and dog at park later in the afternoon.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.005.000.000.0011.00

10 Miles in just under 73 minutes on TM set to 1.0 incline; 4 miles at 7:47/mile, 1 Mile at 7:30/mile, 4 Miles at 6:58/mile (when "Eye of the Tiger" came on radio), and 1 Mile at 6:31/mile (final half-mile at 2.0-3.0 incline.

11 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.003.000.5011.50

10.5 Miles in 78 minutes on TM set to 1.0.

4 Miles at 8:00/mile to warm-up before what I intended to be a 4-5 Mile tempo run at 6:22/mile; managed 2 Miles before backing it off for 2 Miles at 8:00/mile, then 1 Mile at 6:22, then a half-mile at 8:00 pace, before finishing with a fast half-mile at sub-6:00, proving absolutely nothing other that I have a lot of work to do to regain (and improve) my speed.

With cool-down and one-mile commute, I ran 11.5 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

9 Miles in 66 minutes on TM; 2 Miles at 7:47/mile to warm-up followed by 7 Miles at PMP, 7:13/mile.

10 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

6.5 Easy Miles on a nice, windy afternoon at the neighborhood park loop.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.000.000.000.0016.00

AM: 10 Miles in a cold, brutal wind; State Capitol and back.

PM: 6 Miles barefoot on the infield of Scott Field Track; not as cold, but wind still brutal.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

10 Miles in 78 mins (8:00 - 7:30 pace) on TM.

11 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.503.001.001.0010.50

9 Miles in 63 mins (8:00 - 6:00 pace, 15 second progressions).

10.5 Total Miles including half-mile cool-down and one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.502.000.000.0011.50

9 Miles in just under 63 minutes on TM.

11.5 Total Miles including half-mile cool-down and 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.003.008.00

4X800m Repeats and 1 1600m at 5k pace at Scott Field track in 25 degree temps (15 degree windchill); 6 Miles including 800m jogs to recover.

8 Total Miles including 2 Miles commutting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
19.000.000.000.0019.00

17 Miles in 2:20 with Dave on a cold, but sunny, day; starting at Mile Marker 9, we ran roughly the last 17 Miles of the Little Rock Marathon course.

19 Total Miles including two miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3 Miles at the park with Charley on a beautiful afternoon around 60 degrees.

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles on a perfect day in Little Rock; Evergreen, down Lookout, River Trail, up Overlook, and through Camack Village, looping back home and feeling good.

2 Miles with family at park.

12 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.250.000.000.7511.00

10 Miles in 77 minutes on TM; 6 striders.

11 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.002.000.0013.00

11 Miles in 84 minutes on TM; Miles 8 and 9 at 6:15/mile.

13 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 4.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 4.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.750.000.2511.00

9 Miles in 66:55 on TM; Miles 4-8 at 7:13/mile (PMP) and Mile 9 at 6:58 with a fast strider to finish.

11 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.003.009.00

8 Miles in around 54 minutes at Scott Field track; 4X1200m Repeats with half-mile jogs between Repeats; 1.5 Mile warm-up and 1.5 Mile cool-down.

9 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.500.000.000.0017.50

Dave tells me we ran 16.6 Miles in 2:10 and change, an approximate 7:58/mile average pace. In preparation for the LR Marathon on the first weekend in March, we ran roughly the last 17 Miles of the Race Course, starting a block from our office building at Mile Marker 9. Great temps, around 45 degrees or so with a light wind, for running.

17.5 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

7 Miles along Hwy. 171 from my parents' house to just past County Line and back.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.002.000.000.009.00

7 Miles on TM; tired after mentally exhausting day and only about 45 minutes to run, so I planned an easy progressive, starting at 7:30 pace and working down at 15 second increments. Problem was the severe side stitch that developed near end of Mile 4 (6:45 pace). I don't know if it was the lack of energy, stress, insufficient warm-up, or some combination thereof, but I actually had to stop completely. After a couple of minutes, I managed the final 3 Mile at 8:30 pace.

9 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.252.000.000.0015.25

14.25 Miles on TM in 1:49; Miles 11 and 12 at 7:13/mile and Miles 13 and 14 at 6:44/mile.

15.25 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Comments
From DaveM on Wed, Feb 05, 2014 at 19:55:39 from 67.167.155.216

Another fast run; you seem very ready for the LRM. I pushed it today too. Now I'm ready for a long endurance run at an easy pace on Friday.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.750.000.001.5014.25

13.25 Miles in 1:41 on TM; worked my way into what became one of my better workouts in a while.

Started routine enough with 4 Miles at 8:00/mile, 4 Miles at 7:47/mile, and 2 Miles at 7:30/mile; then incorporated 4X45sec (approx. 200m) repeats at 5:56 pace (1.0 incline) into Mile 11, 4X45sec repeats at 5:52 pace (3.0 incline) into Mile 12, and 4X45sec repeats at 5:49 pace (6.0 incline) into Mile 13.

14.25 Total Miles including .25 Mile cool-down and one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Comments
From jtshad on Thu, Feb 06, 2014 at 14:59:37 from 141.221.191.225

Nice workout!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.004.000.000.008.00

6 Miles in 42 minutes on TM.

8 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.000.000.000.0017.00

17 Miles on the beautiful, snow-covered streets of Little Rock. Ran 1.5 Miles to LR Marathon Mile Marker 16, then ran the course in reverse to Mile Marker 9, and back. This section of the race, which I will be running for the fifth time on March 2, passes the State Capitol, Little Rock Central High School, and the Governor's Mansion. I actually saw the Governor's limo and his state police escort twice near Central High. I'm thinking he was probably out with the First Lady taking in the snowy scenery.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.002.001.002.006.00

5 Miles in 31:50 on TM set to 1.0; Mile splits at 6:58, 6:40, 6:20, 6:00, 5:56 (.5), and 5:52 (.5).

6 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.001.000.000.0014.00

Noon: 7 Miles in 51 minutes on TM; Miles 3-6 at 7:13/mile (PMP) and Mile 7 at 6:31.

PM: Two loops around the rugged and rocky Pinnacle Mountain Base Trail for approximately 6 Miles.

Total: 14 Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.0010.000.000.0021.00

Noon: 10 Miles in 75:00 on TM; Miles 7-10 at 7:13/mile (PMP).

PM: 10 Miles in 69:36 (6:58) on a beautiful afternoon along the Little Rock River Trail.

Total: 21 Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.000.000.000.0017.00

15 Miles in 1:58 on TM.

17 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.5010.000.000.0010.50

10 Miles in 69:39 (6:58) on a nice day in and around Malvern. Ran from Magnet Cove Elementary School, where my Mom is the librarian and hosting a book fair, to parents' home on the outskirts of Hot Spring County along Hwy. 171.

10.5 Total Miles including half-mile cool-down up my parents' driveway.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 16:15:18 from 24.10.249.34

Sounds like a nice driveway.

From Wesley Hunt on Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 16:24:04 from 74.82.64.146

You'd like it. Rocky and scenic, rows of pine and cedar. Pretty expensive to get utilities in there, but definitely worth it.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.001.0014.00

12 Miles in 91:40 on TM; 8 striders.

14 Total Miles including one-mile commute and one-mile walk with family.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.002.500.000.0011.50

10.5 Miles in 77 minutes on TM; Miles 9 and 10 at 6:27/mile.

11.5 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.500.000.001.0014.50

12.5 Miles in 1:37:45 on TM; 11 Easy Miles at 8:00 pace folllowed by 6X1 min striders at sub-6:00 pace.

14.5 Miles including one-mile commute and one-mile walk with Charley at the park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.501.000.000.0010.50

9.5 Miles in 68 minutes on TM; Miles 5-8 at 7:13/mile (PMP) and Mile 9 at 6:58 pace.

10.5 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.500.000.000.0016.50

Just under 16.5 Miles with Dave in 1:45 (7:50 pace); beautiful afternoon for a run, during which we picked up the LR Marathon course at Mile Marker 13, following it roughly through Mile Marker 25, then cutting back through downtown Little Rock to our office.

16.5 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting and a one-mile walk with Charley during lunch.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

8 Miles in 64 minutes on TM;

9 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

12 Miles in 90 minutes on TM; Miles 9-12 at 7:13/mile (PMP).

14 Total Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.500.000.007.00

5 Miles in 39 minutes on TM; 4 striders.

7 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From DaveM on Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 20:08:49 from 67.167.155.216

Some good PMP miles this tapering week. Hope your feeling better. Time to store up some glycogen. ...Dave

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

4 Miles in 30 minutes on TM.

6 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Race: Little Rock Marathon (26.22 Miles) 03:09:21, Place overall: 49, Place in age division: 6
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
27.000.000.000.0027.00

Today, I paced the twelfth running of my hometown race, the Little Rock Marathon, in light rain and cool temps. This was my fifth finish at Little Rock, my tenth marathon overall, and my first time pacing (any race). There was another first for me during this race, when, at the unsanctioned Mile Marker 24.5 "aid station", I stopped to enjoy a cold brew.

I finished comfortably in 3:09 and change (3:10 Pace Group), sending ahead the two gentlemen (Tony and Gareth) who stuck with me from start to finish.

Thanks to my wife, Diana, for the support and kiss near our old apartment in downtown LR (near Mile Marker 10 and Governor's Mansion), and to my parents and kids, Max and Sophia, for the support and hugs at Mile Marker 16.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Comments
From Steve on Sun, Mar 02, 2014 at 19:47:52 from 66.87.127.199

Good race! I heard that marathon was called off early for the weather. Did they shut it down after half the runners came through?

From Wesley Hunt on Sun, Mar 02, 2014 at 23:05:35 from 74.82.68.161

Steve- some runners were rerouted, though I'm not finding a good source as to exactly how many folks were not able to finish. Sure more details will be available tomorrow after dust (and snow) settles.

Wesley

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

March ice finally thawed out, so along with other Arkansans, I was able to get out of the house today. After work, I ran 9 Miles along the slushy Aransas Trail (South) on a cold afternoon.

11 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.004.000.000.006.00

4 Miles in 27 minutes on TM; 6:58, 6:49, 6:40, and 6:31.

6 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From DaveM on Thu, Mar 06, 2014 at 21:17:34 from 67.167.155.216

Looks like we have both recovered quickly. I'm ready to run another.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.000.000.000.0016.00

Noon: 11 Miles on TM in 88 nminutes.

PM: 2 Miles on TM and then opted for some light strength training because my knee is really sore.

16 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting and one-mile walk at park with Charley.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

10 Miles on TM.

13 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.000.009.00

8 Miles on TM.

9 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.002.000.000.008.00

6 Miles in 44 minutes on TM; Miles 5 and 6 at 6:58/mile.

8 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.004.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles in 72 minutes on TM; Miles 7 and 8 at 6:53/mile and Miles 9 and 10 at 6:31/mile.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

10 Miles in around 76 minutes with Dave, mostly along the Arkansas River Trail North.

11 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.002.000.000.0012.00

11 Miles in 85 minutes on TM; Mile 10 at 6:58 and MIle 11 at 6:19.

12 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles in 75 minutes on TM.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.000.000.000.0016.00

12 Miles on TM.

16 Total Miles including 4 Miles of commuting over the last three days.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.002.000.000.0011.00

10 Miles in 72:45 along South Arkansas River Trail starting from Two Rivers Bridge; Miles 9 and 10 at 6:34/mile.

11 Total Miles including approximately one mile at Park with family.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.004.000.000.0012.00

11 Miles with Dave in 1:17 and change (7:03); starting from my house, we ran 1.25 Miles to Scott Field Track, on which we ran 4X1600m Repeats at 6:46,6:43,6:41, and 6:39, with active recovery Miles between Repeats at approximately 7:30/mile. Ran a fast 400m and then cooled off on the 1.25 Mile jog back to house, where cold beers were waiting.

12 Total Miles including one-mile walk at park with my family.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles on TM.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.004.000.000.0017.00

AM: 7 Miles in 50 minutes on TM; Mile 5 at 6:58 and Miles 6 and 7 at 6:44.

PM: 6 Miles in 46 minutes on TM; Mile 6 at 6:58.

17 Total Miles including 4 Miles of commuting over last two days.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.000.000.000.0015.00

14 Miles in 1:50 on TM set to 1.0 incline.

15 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Comments
From DaveM on Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 19:00:05 from 67.167.155.216

Wow! Serious mileage and 750 vertical feet today. Let's run soon....Dave

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.001.000.000.0011.00

10 Miles in 78 minutes on TM.

11 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.002.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles in 75 minutes on TM; Miles 9 and 10 at 6:58/mile.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

11 Miles on TM.

13 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles in around 75 minutes.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.500.000.001.5014.00

Noon: 6 Miles; 6 striders.

PM: 6 Miles.

Total: 14 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

9 Miles on TM;

11 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.008.000.000.008.00

8 Miles in 50:51 (6:21) on a cool and windy morning before my kids' soccer games at Burns Park. West from Burns Park Soccer Complex picking up River Trail over BDB, then east on Little Rock side of River Trail to turnaround about a half-mile past Murry Park.

This is the best I've felt in a month.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Sat, Apr 05, 2014 at 13:08:45 from 24.10.249.34

Glad you're feeling good Wesley.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.002.508.50

7.5 Miles in 51 minutes with Dave in a cold, steady rain at Scott Field track; workout included 5X800m repeats at 3mins/repeat.

Dave and I outlasted a group of high school runners by about 30 minutes.

8.5 Total Miles including 1 Mile at park with family earlier in the day.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.500.502.000.005.00

3 Miles in 19:40; Miles 1 and 2 at 6:11/mile. 5 Total Miles including one-mile commute and 1 Mile at park after work with family. Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Comments
From DaveM on Mon, Apr 07, 2014 at 20:39:30 from 67.167.155.216

Wow! Your running very strong. I'm doing speed drills at Catholic HS on Tues night with B. Torrey's group.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.002.000.000.0010.00

8 Miles in 59 minutes on TM; Miles 7 and 8 at 6:58/mile.

10 Total Miles including 2 MIles commuting. 

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.500.000.000.0011.50

10.5 Miles on TM.

11.5 Miles including one-mile commute. 

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.005.000.000.007.00

5 Miles in 34 minutes on TM.

7 Total Miles including one-mile commute and another mile at park with family after work.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
18.000.000.000.0018.00

AM: 7 Easy Miles through the hilly Midtown and Hillcrest neighborhoods on a windy morning.

PM: Knee pretty sore so I opted for 9 Easy Miles on TM rather than speedwork I had planned to do with Dave.

Total: 18 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.500.004.001.0021.50

AM: 12 Miles in 91:45 on TM; 8X200m (45 seconds) striders during Miles 11 and 12.

PM: 6.5 Miles in 44:00 on TM; Miles 3-6 at 5:50:31 PM pace, 6:15/mile, for a solid, four-mile tempo run.

Total: 21.5 Miles including 3 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

11 Miles in 86:00 on TM.

12 Total Miles includingf one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.000.000.000.0017.00

15 Miles in 2 hours on TM.

17 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.500.000.003.008.50

7.5 Miles in 52:50 on TM; 6X.5 Mile Repeats at 5:56 pace with .5 Mile jogging recovery at 8:00 pace.

8.5 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.001.001.001.0016.00

AM: 12 Miles on TM.

PM: 3 Miles in 19 minutes on TM.

Total: 16 Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3 Miles around the loop at the park on a warm morning.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.002.000.000.0022.00

21 Miles in 2:45 on TM; Miles 19 and 20 at 6:58/mile.

22 Total Miles today.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From ACorn on Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 17:13:36 from 71.213.41.74

Great miles! Your ability to crank out 20 on the TM amazes me.

From DaveM on Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 19:12:17 from 67.167.155.216

That was a really strong run for a weekday training run. ...Dave

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.004.002.000.0012.00

12-Mile Progressive in 85:00 on TM; Mile 1 at 8:00 pace, increasing pace by roughly 10-second increments every mile, Mile 12 at 6:09.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.003.000.000.0012.00

9 Miles on TM in 65:00; Miles 7-9 at 6:40/mile. 

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting and 1 Mile with dog at park after work.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.250.000.003.7514.00

Met Dave at noon at Scott Field for some speed work on a warm April day. After a long warm-up, we ran 3X1200m Repeats at 5K pace with 800m jogging recovery and 6X400m Repeats at 5K pace with 400m jogging recovery. I actually ran the 400m repeats barefoot on the grass inside of Lane 1 because my PureConnects were rubbing a blister on my righ heel. In any event, this was a solid effort for both of us. Including the cool-down, we ran just over 11 Miles.

14 Total Miles today including 2 Miles of commuting and 1 Mile at park with my dog, Charley.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.755.003.250.0013.00

11 Miles in 75:00 on TM; first 5 Miles in 35 minutes, then 20 minutes at 6:11 pace (3.25 Miles); jogged at 8:00 pace for .75 Miles and ramped back up (or down) to 6:58 (slow MP) for Miles 10 and 11. 

13 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting. 

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.008.000.000.009.00

8 Miles in 53:47 (6:43) on a windy afternoon along the River Trail; Two Rivers Bridge over BDB to Burns Park and back.

9 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

12 Miles in 90:00 on TM.

14 Total Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

14 Miles in 1:44 (7:28) on a really windy day in Troy, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit; final mile at sub-7:00 (slow MP).

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Thu, May 01, 2014 at 13:43:01 from 163.248.33.220

Do they call themselves Trojans?

From Wesley Hunt on Thu, May 01, 2014 at 13:49:43 from 74.82.64.145

Very astute, Rob. Yes, the Troy (Athens High) Trojans. The school's football stadium/track is pretty impressive. I plan to do some speedwork there tomorrow or Saturday.

From Rob Murphy on Thu, May 01, 2014 at 14:28:13 from 163.248.33.220

I think of Detroit as "the Athens of America".

While you're there you might buzz down to Wyandotte, the city of my birth. and my dad's I might add.

From Rob Murphy on Thu, May 01, 2014 at 14:31:19 from 163.248.33.220

Wyandotte is one of the "grittier", more working class suburbs of Detroit as compared to the much more affluent Oakland County.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.002.500.000.0010.50

10.5 Miles in 1:14:32 on a coolish, windy, and overcast day in Troy, Michigan; last 2.5 miles in sub-7:00 (slow MP).

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.003.0010.00

10 Miles in 72 minutes on a cool and overcast day in Troy, Michigan; worked in 6X.5 Mile Garmin Repeats during the last 6 Miles; lots of concrete and wind made things pretty difficult, but I still comfortably managed the following splits: 2:54, 2:51, 2:54, 2:52, 2:55, and 2:57.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From DaveM on Mon, May 05, 2014 at 20:13:11 from 67.167.155.216

Those are terrific splits. Definitely a good indicator of a sub-3:00 marathon. ...Dave

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.509.000.000.0013.50

6 Miles in 41:49 (6:58) from my house to Max and Sophia's soccer practice at 5:15pm at North Little Rock's Burns Park Soccer Complex; then, after two hours of chasing Max, Soph, and their friends around, ran the 6 Miles back to my house in 46:11 (7:42).

During rush hour, I can actually run the hilly, six-mile trek - through Camack Village, over the Big Dam Bridge crossing the Arkansas River, and along the Arkansas Trail on the north side of the river to Burns Park - faster than I can drive the 15 miles or so in my car. So running there allowed me to do two of the things I love most: running and being efficient.

On the return run, which includes a .75 Mile steep climb up Overlook, I ran the first 3 Miles (including half the climb) in 21 minutes, and I even passed a cyclist (which is also on my list of favorite things). But the climb took a lot out of me, particularly after a long day of traveling back from Michigan.

13.5 Total Miles for the day including the light jog to pick up our car in "free" airport parking at the Comfort Inn down the road from the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.000.000.001.0016.00

15 Miles in 116 minutes on TM; 8X200m Repeats during Miles 14 and 15. 

16 Total Miles including one-mile commute. 

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Comments
From DaveM on Tue, May 06, 2014 at 19:20:47 from 67.167.155.216

Wow! 15 miles on the TM. I'm trying not to overrun between now and Friday. Was that 116 minutes? (7:45/mile pace)

From Wesley Hunt on Tue, May 06, 2014 at 19:29:42 from 74.82.64.146

Yes, 116 minutes...

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.504.000.000.0012.50

10.5 Miles in 76 minutes on TM; Mile 1 at 8:00, dropping pace by 10 second increments to finish Mile 10 at 6:31 pace; half-mile at 6:58 pace and 2 Miles of commuting for 12.5 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

5 Easy Miles (52 minutes) of walking/jogging on TM.

7 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Took it easy today because I'm a member of my Company's "Corporate 5K" Team, and along with my Dad, Dave, and another co-worker, Heather, we'll be trying to bring home the trophy tomorrow. Results are based on cumulative time of all four members of the teams, which consist of workers from businesses based here in Little Rock.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From jtshad on Thu, May 08, 2014 at 15:01:57 from 141.221.191.225

Good luck in the corporate challenge race!

Race: MacArthur Park 5K (3.11 Miles) 00:18:28, Place overall: 2, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.003.007.00

Nice warm and humid night for the MacArthur Park 5K in downtown Little Rock. My company's (Entergy, the largest public utility in Arkansas) four-person team won the "Corporate Cup" and took home the hardware, a pretty awesome statute of General Douglass MacArthur, who was born in Arkansas.

In addition to winning the team competition with a cumulative time of 88 minutes, Dave finished first in the 55-59 age group, Dad finished third in the 55-59 age group, Heather (another co-worker and the mandatory female member of our team) finished first in the 31-35 age group, and I finished second overall.

My Garmin showed 3.24 Miles in 18:28 (5:43).

7 Total Miles or so including warm-up and a couple of miles commuting earlier today.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Fri, May 09, 2014 at 22:14:47 from 24.10.249.34

MacArthur is one of those rare historical figures that I have a hard time figuring out. Too many conflicting character traits going on there.

From Glory in the long run on Sat, May 10, 2014 at 09:22:01 from 24.151.171.49

Nice race, were you close to 1st place?

Ditto MacArthur's ambivalence. I feel he was a good military guy who got pulled into the fray and was unfortunately on the wrong side of genocide, but his arrogance consumed him? Possibly not genocidal, but was part of the machinations of a gov't struggling with caring for a society and encountering new lands and cultures.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.000.000.000.0010.00

10 Miles in 79:25 after kids' soccer games in Burns Park in North Little Rock; from Burns Park, I ran east, picking up the Arkansas River Trail, then up a series of switch-backs on Emerald Park Trail, which took me to top of NLR Cliffs; took in some beautiful views of the river and sister cities before continuing east along top of Cliffs, then down via Paul Duke Road back to River Trail; turned back west and ran back to Burns Park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.500.000.000.0011.50

11.5 Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.500.000.000.0011.50

10.5 Miles in 84 minutes on TM; 60 mins at 1.0 incline, 20 minutes at 2.0 incline; last half-mile at 3.0 incline.

11.5 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

5 Miles on TM.

7 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.005.000.000.007.00

5 Miles in 34:39 on a nice, windy afternoon.

7 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

12 Miles in 95 minutes on TM set to 1.0 incline.

13 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.5013.500.000.0014.00

9:00am: 7 Miles in 47:04 (6:43/mile) to Burns Park Soccer Complex.

Watched my daughter, Sophia, play soccer and coached my son, Max, during his soccer game.

12:00pm: 6.5 Miles in 45:05 (6:56) back to my house from Burns Park.

Lots of hills on this route, so I was pretty pleased with today's run(s),

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From DaveM on Sat, May 17, 2014 at 17:49:57 from 67.167.155.216

Great way to fit running into your busy schedule. Also, fast running over hilly terrain. ...Dave

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.001.000.000.0017.00

13 Miles in 1:40 on TM; Miles 1-10 set to 1.0 incline, Miles 11-12 set to 2.0 incline; Mile 13 (after I crested the hill) at sub-7:00 pace with no incline.

17 Total Miles including 4 Miles of commuting and walking at park yesterday and today.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.500.000.000.5014.00

13 Miles in 94:00; 4X45sec striders at 5:49 pace and 2.0 incline (2) and 3.0 incline (2).

14 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.004.000.001.0011.00

9 Miles in 61:50 on TM; Miles 5-7 at 6:31/mile, Mile 8 at 6:27, and Mile 9 at sub-6:00 (worked down to 5:46 pace for last .25 Mile).

11 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

12 Miles in 94:00 on TM set to 1.0 incline.

13 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
19.000.000.000.0019.00

16 Miles with Dave on a hot day around 90 degrees in downtown Little Rock. Started west to and along South River Trail, crossing over Big Dam Bridge into North Little Rock, turning back east along North River Trail, hiking up and over NLR Cliffs, then down Paul Duke Road where we linked back up with River Trail, finishing back at our downtown offices.

19 Total Miles including 3 Miles of walking/commuting over the past couple of days.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.001.000.000.008.00

7 Miles in 50:45 on a warm afternoon along Hwy. 171 outside of Malvern near my parents' home; Mile 7 pretty fast to finish up a solid week of running.

8 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.500.000.000.008.50

8 Miles to Lake Catherine beach where I met my Dad and kids for some fun in the sun. Returned home for second annual Hunt-Richardson Memorial Day get-together where my wife, Diana, and I narrowly missed making the finals of the corn-hole / baggo tournament.

Good times were had by all.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.000.006.50

6.5 Easy Miles on a hot afternoon along Hwy. 171, to the County Line and back from folks' house.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Tue, May 27, 2014 at 16:22:12 from 163.248.33.220

You know, I was just pondering your 100 miler last year. That was a pretty incredible bit of sustained focus and motivation for an entire year. Pretty amazing considering you have a job and had a lot of other big things going on in your life.

Any plans for an encore anytime soon?

From Wesley Hunt on Tue, May 27, 2014 at 18:46:05 from 74.82.64.144

You know, Rob, I could come at this question from a lot of angles, but I guess I'll start with unfiltered honesty...

I would love to run another 100 (or several over a 3-5 year period) to do what I love most, which is to challenge myself to discover my absolute limitations physically and mentally (mental part is much more interesting). Now, I will be the first to admit that an ultra - or any running event, and particularly a race - is not the only way to push myself in this way. But it's the best way I know how to do so, and it may very well be the thing I love doing most outside of spending time with my family. Family, and the guilt associated with the absence therefrom, is where this gets really hard for me.

On one hand, I feel that I'm doing myself a disservice my not pushing myself to the absolute threshhold by maximizing whatever modest ability I do have. On the other hand, I just want to be with my beautiful wife and kids every single day.

I can never do another 100 unless my family is 100 percent behind me. Absent that, I will look for new ways to challenge myself through running. Perhaps I have a couple more descent marathons in me, and I certainly would enjoy going back to Boston one more time at some point...

Thanks, as always, for forcing me to thoughtfully consider all of this. As rediculous as it sounds, I've actually been struggling with this recently.

From Rob Murphy on Wed, May 28, 2014 at 12:45:05 from 163.248.33.220

I've wrestled with every one of those questions over the years Wesley. Can't say I have the answers except to say that 3 am runs usually avoid family conflicts.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

10 Miles in 77 minutes on TM set to 1.0 incline..

11 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.008.000.000.0018.00

AM: 8 Miles in 54 minutes on TM set to 1.0 (2.0 for final .25); Miles 1-3 at 6:58, Miles 4-6 at 6:40/mile, and Miles 7-8 at 6:31/mile (6.27 for final .50).

PM: 8 Miles in 62 minutes on TM.

Total: 18 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.500.000.000.5013.00

12 Miles on TM set to 1.0 incline; 4 striders.

13 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.502.001.001.5019.00

AM: 13 Miles in 94 minutes on TM; Mile 10 at 6:58, Mile 11 at 6:31, Mile 12 at 6:15, and Mile 13 at 6:00 (final .25 at 5:56 and 2.0 incline).

PM: 4 Miles on TM; 4 striders.

19 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

6 Miles in a pleasant afternoon shower in the Midtown and Hillcrest neighborhoods of Little Rock.

7 Total Miles after one-mile walk with family at park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 7.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
25.000.000.000.0025.00

22 Miles in 2:52 on TM set to 1.0.

25 Total Miles including 3 Miles of commuting/walking over the last two days.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.505.000.000.5016.00

AM: 9 Miles in 63 minutes on TM set to 1.0; 7:41 pace down to 6:18 pace, speeding up by roughly 10 seconds every mile.

PM: 5 Miles in 39 minutes on TM; 4 striders.

Total: 16 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
18.500.000.000.5019.00

17 Miles in 2:15 on TM; 4 striders.

19 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

12 Miles in 1:37:44 from my house in midtown east on Evergreen, Kavanaugh, and Markham to State Capitol, then continuing east on 7th, turning around at 7th and Cumberland, returning west on Capitol Ave to Markham, etc back home. Warm and muggy morning of 78 degrees.

14 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 3.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 3.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.002.008.00

Another muggy early am run to kick odf the day. Legs feeling heavy and body worn down after little sleep the last two nights, so I needed something to jump-start my mind; ran 2 easy miles to Scott Field track where I gradually worked my way into a descent workout that included 8X400m Repeats; ran repeats 3-6 at 85 seconds and repeats 7 and 8 at 77 and 77 seconds, respectively.

8 Total Miles including cool-down back to house.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.002.000.000.008.00

8 Miles on a hot and humid afternoon along Hwy. 171 near my parents' home outside of Malvern; Miles 6 and 7 at MP on slight downhill grade and Mile 8 (cool-down) on trails located on my folks' property.

Good week of running. Even better weekend with family!

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.008.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles in 68 minutes on TM set to 1.0; Miles 3 and 4 at 6:58, Miles 5 and 6 at 6:49, and Mile 7-10 at 6:31.

12 Total Miles including one-mile commute and 1 Mile with Max (eldest son, 6), Sophia (daughter, 4), and Charley (Yorkie, 8) on the one-third mile loop around the neighborhood park. Max jogged/walked all three loops with me; Soph did the first two on her balance bike).

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.000.000.001.0017.00

15 Miles in 1:58 on TM set to 1.0; 8 striders.

17 Total Miles including one-mile commute and another mile with Charley at the park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.004.000.000.0013.00

12 Miles in 86:44 on TM; Miles 9-12 at 6:58/mile.

13 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.001.0013.00

12 Miles on TM set to 1.0; 8 striders.

13 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.000.000.000.005.00

5 Miles around loop at neighborhood park; Mile 3 with son, Max, and Mile 5 with dog, Charley.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.003.0012.00

10 Miles in 73:18 on nice morning of 61 degrees in Little Rock; out the door a little after 4am for some token speedwork; ran 2.25 Miles to Scott Field track, where I worked through 6X800m repeats at sub-3:00 per repeat (repeat 4 and 5 around 2:45); 1.25 Mile cool-down back to house.

12 Total Miles including strenuous two-mile hike to Petit Jean State Park Falls.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
19.501.000.000.5021.00

17 Miles in 2:14 on TM set to 1.0 incline; Mile 16 at 6:58 and 4 striders at 2.0 incline during Mile 17.

21 Total Miles including 4 Miles of commuting and walking over the last two days.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
19.500.000.000.5020.00

17 Miles in 2:15 on TM set to 1.0 incline; 4 striders during Mile 17.

20 Total Miles including 3 Miles of commuting and walking at park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.005.000.000.0021.00

AM:  12 Miles in 90 minutes on TM (7:47 - 7:13 range).

PM:  6 Miles in 43 minutes on TM; Miles 1-5 at 6:58/mile. 

Total:  21 Total Miles including 3 Miles of commuting/walking.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From ACorn on Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 11:23:48 from 71.213.41.74

You're going to wear out the treadmill soon. Off to a great start this week!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.000.000.000.0020.00

18 Miles in 2:47:20 or 9:18/mile on a hot day, 90 degrees, in the Ouachita National Forest. From Lake Sylvia, I ran 1 Mile down Hwy. 324 to start of AT100 (7:59); 8.62 Miles on Hwy. 324 and primarily Brown's Creek Road, climbing to Flatside Pinnacle (1:10:48 or 8:13/mile); 3.21 Miles along Ouachita Trail to Brown's Creek (33:11 or 10:21/mile); 4.48 Miles continuing along Ouachita Trail back to Lake Sylvia (49:17 or 10:59/mile; .69 Mile up and down FSR 152 (6:05 or 8:59/mile) to stretch out and get an even 18 Miles.

Ran the 16.4 Mile stretch of the AT100 in 2:33:15 compared to last year's race split of 2:34! 

20 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting and walking at park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Comments
From DaveM on Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 07:21:12 from 70.158.103.24

Great run on the FSRs and OT! Lot's of miles this week too. Have a great week in Virginia.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.006.000.002.0013.00

12 Miles in 82:00 on TM; Miles 5-10 at 6:40/mile and Miles 11 and 12 at 6:00 and 5:56, respectively.

13 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3 Miles walking around a hotel east of Nashville with my son, Evan, who wasn't interested in sleeping after 4:45 am. 

Family is traveling to Charlottesville, VA, where we'll be staying with my brother's family for the week.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 2.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 2.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.000.000.000.0020.00

20 Miles in approximately 3 hours and 20 minutes in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Charlottesville, VA.  Starting from a local swimming hole at Sugar Hollow, my brother and I ran several secluded miles on backcountry trails before hooking up with the Appalachian Trail South in the Shenandoah National Park for 6 MIles out-and-back; total ascent over 8,000 feet.  

Great, beautiful run before meeting our families and parents around 11:00 am for a cool swim at back at Sugar Hollow.  

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.002.008.00

8 Miles in one hour; 4X800m repeats at sub-6:00 pace (barely) on unresponsive legs on the Monticello High School track near my brother's home in Charlottesville.  

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

11 Miles on a hot afternoon in Charlottesville. After 4.5 Miles through some nearby neighborhood trails and streets, I met my brother, Luke, at the base of Carter Mountain for 6.5 Miles of single track trails. This was a great, tough run, and I'm told these trails are a staple for many of C-Ville's local trail runners.   

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.002.000.000.0012.00

12 Miles in 1:41 to Monticello Visitor's Center in Charlottesville, then up and down Carter Mountain, before heading back to my brother's house to pack for the drive back to Arkansas.

Lots of good memories (and good runs!) on this trip.

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
31.000.000.000.0031.00

AM: 19 Miles in 2:31 (7:57) on a nice morning around 70 degrees for most of the run. Starting from house, I ran downtown to State Capitol, then Clinton Library, crossing over Clinton Bridge into North Little Rock, then back west for 7+ Miles along the Arkansas River Trail; crossed Big Dam Bridge back into Little Rock, then up Overlook Dr. and through the hills of Camack Village back to my midtown neighborhood. One frozen Gatorade was sufficient.

PM: 10 Miles in 74:50 (7:29) on a cool evening following afternoon showers in Little Rock; from house to Evergreen, down Lookout to River Trail, up Overlook and through Camack Village back home.

Total: 31 Total Miles including 2 Miles of walking over the last two days.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.001.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles on a muggy morning along River Trail out and back from Two Rivers Bridge parking lot;   four 90 second efforts at MP during latter half of run; shoes wet, legs heavy.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of walking at park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.500.000.000.5013.00

11 Miles in 85 minutes on TM set to 1.0 incline; 4 striders at 2.0 incline during Mile 11.

13 Total Miles including one-mile commute and one-mile walk with Charley.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.002.000.001.0018.00

16 Miles in two hours on TM; Miles 1-4 at 8:00/mile, Miles 5-8 at 7:47/mile, Miles 9-12 at 7:30/mile, Miles 13 and 14 at 6:31/mile, Mile 15 at 6:00, and Mile 16 at 8:00 (cool-down).

18 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting/walking.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.504.000.000.5019.00

AM: 10 Miles in 75 minutes on TM set to 1.0; Miles 7-10 at 6:58/mile.

PM: 6 Miles in 47 minutes on TM; 4 striders.

Total: 19 Total Miles including 3 Miles of commuting/walking. Also mowed front and back yard!

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.253.000.000.7518.00

AM: 10 Miles in 78:30 on TM; 6 striders.

PM: 6 Miles in 43:37 on a hilly out-and-back before my kids' swim lesson in West Little Rock; Miles 3-5 at roughly MP.

Total: 18 Total Miles including one-mile commute and one-mile walk with Charley.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.000.000.000.0017.00

16.25 Miles in 2:03:04 (7:34) on a nice morning in the upper 60s in Little Rock; from house downtown to Broadway Bridge, picking up River Trail on NLR side back west to, and over, BDB into LR, up Overlook and through the hills of Camack back home.

17 Total Miles including a couple loops at the park with Charley.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

7 Miles just past county line and back to my parents' home on Hwy. 171 near Malvern.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

10.5 Miles in 81 minutes on a warm morning along Hwy. 171 near my parents home outside of Malvern. Ran the hilly out-and-back to Rockport Bridge (Ouachita River) and back.

11 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.503.000.000.5024.00

21 Miles on TM in 2:47:50; Miles 13-15 at 6:58/mile, walked Mile 16 at 2.0 incline, and final 5 Miles in just under 39 minutes, including 4 striders during Mile 21.

24 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting and one-mile walk with Charley.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.004.000.001.006.00

5-Mile progressive in 33 minutes on TM; 6:58 - 6:00 pace.

6 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.004.000.000.0016.00

14 Miles in 1:45 on TM; Miles 11-14 at 6:58/mile.

16 Total Miles including 2 Miles of walking/commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
18.000.000.001.0019.00

18 Miles in 2:21:30 on TM; 8 striders during Miles 17 and 18.

19 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.002.000.000.006.00

6 Miles in 45:36 on Hwy. 171 to county line and back to parents' house; Miles 5 and 6 at MP.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.007.000.000.0013.00

11 Miles in 80 minutes on hotel TM in Dallas, TX; Miles 5-9 at 6:58/mile and Miles 10 and 11 at 6:31/mile.

13 Total Miles including 2 Miles of walking, mostly in IKEA.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.001.000.009.00

8 Miles in 59 minutes on hotel TM before a relaxing swim with Diana.

9 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
23.503.000.000.5027.00

AM: 19 Miles in 2:20 on TM; Miles 16-18 at sub-7:00 pace.

PM: 6 Miles in 47 mins on TM; 4 striders.

Total: 27 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.003.000.000.0019.00

16 Miles in 2:03 on TM; Miles 14-16 at 6:58/mile.

19 Total Miles including 3 Miles of committing/walking.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.001.0013.00

11 Miles in 82 minutes on TM set to 1.0 incline; 8 striders.

13 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.005.002.001.0015.00

AM: 8 Miles in 56 mins on TM; Miles 6 and 7 at 6:15/mile (LT pace) and Mile 8 at 5:46 (VO2 Max pace).

Noon: 5 Miles in 34 mins on TM; 6:58 - 6:31 (MP).

Total: 15 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From joebell1981 on Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 10:01:10 from 108.59.48.1

Wow - impressive training, man!! Keep up the good work!!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.000.000.001.0018.00

17 Miles in just over 2 hrs, 11 mins on TM; eight 45-60 sec striders during Miles 16 and 17.

18 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 12:19:15 from 24.10.247.181

Pretty nice week Wesley. Feeling good?

From Wesley Hunt on Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 12:25:11 from 70.215.131.242

Yep. Feeling good after stringing together a few weeks of higher mileage. Mostly slow stuff but I mix in gradual inclines and typically try to finish fast(ish). I was pleased with my short tempo yesterday.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

Rest week to thoughtfully consider fall race plans. Timing works out well because my family is in Michigan this week visiting relatives.

Today, I squeezed in an hour of easy running (7.6 Miles) before a family get-together.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From jtshad on Tue, Aug 05, 2014 at 16:25:19 from 141.221.191.225

Amazing amount of miles lately, what are you training for?

From Wesley Hunt on Tue, Aug 05, 2014 at 16:42:27 from 70.215.133.172

Contemplating running the Arkansas Traveler 100 again the first weekend in October. Just doesn't sit right with me that I came up a minute short of winning my first ultra. It's a beautiful run 45 mins from my doorstep in the Ouachita National Forest.

Western States 100 on bucket list, and lottery chances are better every consecutive year you qualify.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.003.0011.00

8.6 Miles in an hour, including 6X3min Repeats covering a half-mile or more.

11 Total Miles including 2+ Miles of walking.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.000.007.00

6.1 Miles in 45 mins on a hot morning in Troy.

7 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.004.000.000.0011.00

9 Miles in 67 mins on an overcast, coolish morning in Troy; Miles 6-9 at roughly MP, just under 28 mins.

11 Total Miles including 2 Miles of walking.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.002.5010.00

9 Miles in 1:04:28 on a great morning for running in Troy; at Rainforest Park near my in-laws' home, I ran 10X90 sec repeats at VO2 Max with 90 sec jogging recovery; cooled down during final 1.5 Miles while carrying two bags of baby goods that I picked up at Walgreens'.

10 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Comments
From jtshad on Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 07:39:53 from 141.221.191.225

Try running on the Clinton River Trail in Sterling Heights, it is a pretty nice running location on a good path not too far from where you are.

How is the heat and humidity there right now?

From Wesley Hunt on Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 07:52:55 from 70.194.5.244

Will do. Thanks, Jeff. It's been really nice this week, particularly in the mornings (mid-60s).

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.004.000.000.0014.00

14.1 Miles in 1:47 on a cool morning in the suburbs north of Detroit; from in-laws' house in Troy, I ran south on Dequindre to 11 Mile, turning east through Madison Heights and continuing to Royal Oak, where I turned back north through a nice residential neighborhood, then east on 13 Mile, north on John R. Road, and finally, back east on Maple (15 Mile) to Troy neighborhood.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

After a 15+ hour drive home from Michigan yesterday, I managed 4.5 hours of sleep, a little unpacking, two cups of coffee, and 13 Miles in 1:27:29 along the River Trail on a hot morning of 90 degrees (10:00 am).

Despite the heat, it's good to be home after a great family trip.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 4.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 4.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

12 Miles in 1:38:36 on a pretty freaking hot and humid morning in Little Rock; hilly route through Midtown, Hillcrest, Riverdale, and Camack that included tough climb up Overlook at Mile 8. Like yesterday, I chose to run without any fluids, and it worked out fine.

13 Total Miles including one-mile walk with my son at the park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
25.005.000.001.0031.00

AM: Marathon Monday on TM! 26.25 Miles in 3:23:45 with incline set to 1.0; Miles 20, 21, 22, 24, and 25 at 6:58/mile after cruising at 8:00 pace for first 19; 4 striders at sub-6:00 pace during final mile.

PM: 3.75 Miles in 29 minutes; 4 striders.

Total: 31 Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From Kendall on Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 17:01:01 from 208.187.252.62

Wow. Huge effort and monster week. Nice work!

From Rob Murphy on Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 17:08:30 from 24.10.247.181

That's a BQ for a guy my age.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.500.000.000.5021.00

AM: 15 Miles in 1:57 on TM; 4 striders.

PM: 4 Miles on grass outside of one-third mile loop around park behind my house; this followed over an hour of mowing.

Total: 21 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
Comments
From Bob on Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 10:56:17 from 98.222.16.15

I'll know who to ask for an opinion when I'm in the market for a TM again. Big miles on the old tredski!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.504.000.000.5018.00

AM: 11 Miles in 78:30 on TM set to 1.0 incline; Miles 8 and 9 at 6:58/mile and Miles 10 and 11 at 6:31/mile.

PM: 5 Miles in 37:45; 4 striders.

Total: 18 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
19.000.000.002.0021.00

AM: 8.5 Miles in 64 mins on TM set to 1.0 incline.

PM: 10.5 Miles in 76 mins on TM; during final 16 mins, I ran 2X.5 Repeats at 5:56 pace and 5:52 pace with 2 mins jogging recovery and last mile at 5:49.

Total: 21 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting/walking.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

Stayed home with my son, Evan, who got ear tubes put in this morning.  We managed 3 Miles in around 52 minutes with our dog, Charley.  Pretty nice day for a long stroll around the neighborhood.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

12 Miles in 1:32 on a hot afternoon in Little Rock. After an awesome morning of cardboard box sledding on the hills in front of the Clinton Library, followed by lunch in the River Market, I ran the 12 Miles home along the River Trail. From Clinton Library parking lot, I crossed Clinton Bridge into North Little Rock, then ran 7 Miles on North River Trail to big Dam Bridge, crossing back over into Little Rock, where, at Mile 8.25, I headed up Overlook and through the hills of Camack Village back home.

13 Total Miles including one-mile walk with family.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Comments
From Bob on Sat, Aug 02, 2014 at 16:34:51 from 98.222.16.15

Great week Wesley!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.500.000.003.5010.00

8.5 Miles in 58:27 on a warm morning. Today's speed workout included 2X1200m (4:30 and 4:27), 2X800m (2:54 and 2:51), and 2X400m (1:17 and 1:16) at Scott Field track near my house in Midtown; ran the repeats reverse pyramid style starting with the 1200m, 800m, etc. with a 400m jogging recovery between repeats; topped off a solid effort with 4 striders during Mile 8 on the road back to house before half-mile cool-down.

10 Total Miles including walking to church and back home with kids.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
26.007.001.000.0034.00

AM: Another Monday, another TM Marathon; ran 26.25 Miles in 3:19 at a 1.0 incline, including Miles 13, 24, 25, and 26 at MP (6:58 - 6:31); .75 Mile cool-down for 27 Miles.

PM: 5-Mile progressive on TM working from 7:13 pace down to 6:11 pace (LT).

Total: 34 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Comments
From Bob on Mon, Aug 04, 2014 at 19:48:17 from 98.222.16.15

Wow, you've taken mill running to a level I've never seen. You watch TV or listen to music?

From Wesley Hunt on Mon, Aug 04, 2014 at 20:45:20 from 162.192.68.81

The TVs in our small, Company gym are set to ABC, ESPNU, and CNN...I try to time my runs with "The Herd", which airs locally from 9am-12pm on ESPNU, and periodically switch over to pop or classic rock radio (local stations). I like the "double shot" lunch on our local classic rock station from 12pm-1pm (back-to-back songs by same artists). In the afternoons, I switch between CNN and radio.

It's a Matrix TM. I like it a lot.

From Bob on Tue, Aug 05, 2014 at 07:24:25 from 70.194.132.102

Yeah, got to have multiple options when you go for that long. Great job!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
22.501.000.000.5024.00

AM: 13.5 Miles in 1:44 on TM; Miles 12 at 6:58 and 4 striders during Mile 13.

PM:  9.5 Miles in 1:28 on TM; walked first mile at 15:00/mile and 2.0 incline, followed by 4.5 Miles in 38 mins still at 2.0 incline; walked another half-mile at 13:57/mile pace and 2.0 incline, then grinded out 3.5 Miles in 28 mins at 1.0 incline.

Total: 24 Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.000.000.000.0020.00

AM: 12 hot and sweaty Miles in 1:34:38 on a mid-morning run around 88 degrees and humid.  From office, crossed Broadway Bridge into NLR, hit River Trail, then detour (construction) to Rockwater Blvd, where I linked back up with the River Trail heading west before turning due north up Paul Duke Drive to section of trail that runs along top of NLR Cliffs.  Following the tough one-mile climb and another couple miles of beautiful views, I powered down the eight switchbacks on the a Emerald Park Trail to the River Trail, where I turned back east. After five flat miles, I crossed back over the Clinton Bridge into Little Rock and trotted back to my office.

PM: 6 Miles in 45 mins on TM.

Total: 20 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
18.004.000.000.5022.50

AM: 15 Miles in 1:53 on TM; Miles 11-14 in 27 mins and 4 striders during Mile 15.

PM: 6.5 Miles in 58 mins on a hot afternoon in Midtown and Hillcrest; picked up a couple of Miles of trails in Allsopp Park via the Hillcrest Promenade.

Total: 22.5 Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Thu, Aug 07, 2014 at 14:36:04 from 24.10.247.181

Might hit 200 this week?

From Wesley Hunt on Thu, Aug 07, 2014 at 20:48:53 from 162.192.68.81

I think I'll keep it around 120 again...no reason to get obsessive over a hobby...

From Rob Murphy on Thu, Aug 07, 2014 at 21:09:40 from 24.10.247.181

Exactly. Moderation! :)

Or, maybe, you become dominant on the ultra trail running circuit, ditch your law hobby, and sign lucrative endorsements with several socially responsible outdoorsy type companies.

Love. It's what makes a Subaru a Subaru.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.505.000.000.007.50

7 Miles in 49:44 on a muggy afternoon along the River Trail out and back from Two Rivers Bridge; Miles 3-7 in 34:30 (6:54/mile) including 2 Miles of trail at roughly Miles 3 and 5.

7.5 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.004.000.001.0014.00

13 Miles in 95 mins on TM set to 1.0 incline; Miles 9-12 at 6:58/mile and Mile 13 in 6:00. Morning thunderstorms kept me inside.

14 Total Miles including one-mile walk with Charley at the park after the rain cleared.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
33.500.000.001.0034.50

30.5 Miles in 4:20 on TM; after 15 Miles at 1.0 incline, I dropped to 0.0 elevation to finish 19 Miles in 2:32; walked 3 Miles in 45 mins at 2.0 incline, then pounded out 8,5 Miles, including 8 striders, in 63 mins.

34.5 Miles including 4 Miles of walking/commuting over the last two days.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From DaveM on Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 20:04:02 from 67.167.155.216

Wow! That's a lot of miles. You're ready for some serious trail miles. Hopefully, I'll be ready to join you on some trail runs by early September.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.008.000.000.5020.50

AM: 14.5 Miles in 1:51 on TM; Miles 10-13 at 6:58/mile and 4 striders during final mile.

PM: 4 Miles in 27 mins on TM; 6:58 - 6:31 pace.

Total: 20.5 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.500.000.000.5021.00

AM: 16 Miles in 2:07 on TM; 4 striders.

PM: 4 Miles on the outside of the one-third mile loop at the park behind my house. My dog, Charley, only made two loops.

Total: 21 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 15:11:22 from 24.10.247.181

I noticed you took a day off on Sunday. Do you plan days off in advance or do they just sort of happen?

From Rob Murphy on Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 15:12:04 from 24.10.247.181

Oops, just noticed you combined Monday and Tuesday.

From Wesley Hunt on Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 15:39:53 from 70.215.130.73

Actually Sunday was sort of a planned day off...walked a couple Miles with my dog and baby. More often than not, though, they just sort of happen based on (life) circumstances outside of my control. This is often frustrating, but I have to be honest with myself and admit I occasionally "steal" shortish runs on what should be a day off (planned or due to, again, life).

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.503.001.500.0019.00

AM: 13 Miles in 1:39 on TM; Miles 1-10 at 1.0 incline; Miles 10-13 in 27 minutes (6:58 - 6:15).

PM: 4 Miles in 31 mins on TM; 4 striders.

19 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
25.000.000.000.0025.00

23 Miles of single track in Ouachita National Forest. Met brother, Luke, who is visiting from Virginia, at Lake Sylvia Campground parking lot. Started on the Lake Sylvia spur trail for .5 Mile, picking up Ouachita Trail at Mile 187 heading west up to North Fork Pinnacle (185), then down to Brown Creek (183), back up to Flatside Pinnacle (179), then down to Crystal Prong Creek (177), crossing over and turning around at approximately Mile 175.5.

Added a half-mile or so coming back via FSR 152 back down to Sylvia (rather than spur trail).

Garmin had 4:40. Ran final 4.6 Miles in 43 minutes after hiking some of the less runnable segments of the trail.

Best guess on cumulative elevation gain is 4,000 ft.

78 degrees at start of run, climbing to 92 degrees at finish; 90% humidity with heat index hovering around 100 by mid-afternoon finish.

Ran 2 Miles before a steak/potato/chocolate pie dinner at my parents' house for 25 Total Miles.

Soaked in a tub of chlorox to kill seed ticks all over my legs.

Great day of running and family.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

10 Miles on a hot mid-morning run in Little Rock; Evergreen-Lookout-River Trail-Overlook loop back home via Camack Village.

11 Total Miles including one-mile walk with Charley.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
21.503.000.000.5025.00

Noon: 12 Miles in 87:50 on TM; Miles 10-11 at 6:58/mile and Mile 12 at 6:27.

PM: 12 Miles on TM; 1 Mile walking at 2.0 incline, followed by 11 Miles at 8:00 easy pace; 4 striders.

Total: 25 Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 17:23:20 from 24.10.247.181

I think you might be the Buddy Edelin of ultra training. Buddy and his coach, Fred Wilt, probably invented modern marathon training in the late 50s and early 60s.

I'm going to withhold my verdict until after your next 100, but I think you may have stumbled, accidentally or on purpose, onto the truth of ultra training.

From Wesley Hunt on Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 06:51:38 from 70.215.132.169

I read a little about Edelin online last night, including a pretty good essay at the link below:

http://www.moheganstriders.org/dsikorski/Norbul108.pdf

Anyway, thanks, Rob, because that's high praise. Have you read Murphy's "A Cold, Clear Day"?Would welcome your suggestions on recommended reading any time (not just Edelin-related).

From Rob Murphy on Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 15:02:17 from 163.248.33.220

I have read A Cold Clear Day. I like it because it's mostly about his training and lifestyle without a lot of extra fluff.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.500.000.000.5017.00

15 Miles on TM in 1:59; 4 striders.

17 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.500.000.000.5017.00

Same workout as yesterday, but I suppose that I felt a bit better.  

15 Miles on TM in 1:59; 4 striders.

17 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

So my body pretty much shut down last night. I don't know if it's an illness, dehydration, or fatigue, but it was a hell of a bonk. I feel a little better today, but not great.

Walked 9 Miles on TM set to 2.0 incline , then ran 4 Miles easy.

14 Total Miles including one-Mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Comments
From Jon on Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 20:22:41 from 107.203.52.135

We're getting a nasty heat wave here in South Carolina. Always makes running harder and bonks more likely.

Race: Mt. Nebo Trails Run (14 Miles) 01:37:46, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.0014.000.000.0018.00

Beautiful morning on top of Mt. Nebo in Arkansas' Mt. Nebo State Park. Drove the family up last night, watched the sunset from outside our cabin nest Sunset Point, and woke up early for the Mt. Nebo Trails Run, a "fun run" (aren't they all?) and Race #2 in the 2014-2015 Arkansas Ultra Running Association ("AURA") Ultra Trail Series ( "UTS").

Unique course with which I was not familiar, but this didn't stop me from crashing down the mountain like a crazy road-runner, which, in hindsight, was the right strategy with Arkansas ultra-running legend Robert "PoDog" Vogler on my heals, only a minute or so back when we reached the bottom at Mile 11. From that point, we climbed straight up, approximately 2,000 ft., on the paved highway of switchbacks up the mountain.  

Garmin had just over 13.5 Miles in 1:37:46 (7:14/mile).  Roughly half the course on runnable mountain bike trails and half on paved roads.

18 Total Miles, including 4+ Miles of walking, warm-up, and cool-down.

Off to the post-race cook-out and some swimming with the family!

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Comments
From Jake K on Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 18:00:22 from 98.202.128.218

There's a Mt Nebo race in Utah - of course it's a marathon that drops 5000 feet (not kidding). Your Nebo race sounds better!

Congrats on the win.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Aug 23, 2014 at 18:07:11 from 24.10.247.181

Nice job!

I saw the race name and was going to invite you over for dinner.

I googled Mt. Nebo Ark. and Mt. Nebo Ut. Yours is cute.

From jtshad on Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 08:00:51 from 141.221.191.225

Nice job and congrats on the win!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.003.0010.00

8.75 Miles in 61:30 on a hot morning, already around 85 degrees at 8:30 am.; ran 1.75 Miles to Scott Field Track, where I rattled off 10X400m Repeats between 87 and 81 seconds with 400m jogging recovery around 8:00 pace; first 2 in 87, next 4 in 83-84, and final 4 in 81-82; during my cool-down home, I went ahead and ran 2 more .25 Garmin Repeats in sub-90 seconds, so I actually ended up running 12 total, or approximately 3 Miles at or near VO2 Max.  The last 2 repeats on the track were pretty hard after yesterday's downhill/uphill race and because I carried no fluid.

10 Total Miles including walking to and from church with kids.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From DaveM on Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 18:50:03 from 67.167.155.216

Congratulations on a great run at Mt. Nebo. It was a hot morning today. I mowed the lawn this morning, and underground weather said the temp around 9:00 was 90 degrees with a heat index of 102. Challenging conditions for repeats at Scott Field. ...Dave

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
21.002.000.001.0024.00

AM: 9 Miles 66:30 on TM set to 1.0 incline; Miles 7 and 8 at 6:58/mile and 4 striders during Mile 9.

PM: 13 Miles in 1:42 on TM; 4 striders.

Total: 24 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting. 

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.006.001.001.0024.00

AM: 16 Miles in 2:05 on TM; Miles 15 and 16 at 6:58/mile.

PM: 6 Miles in 39 mins on TM; progressive run with mile splits at 6:58, 6:49, 6:40, 6:31, 6:15, and 5:46.

Total: 24 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.003.000.000.0017.00

15 Miles on TM in 1:54; Miles 13-15 at 6:58/mile.

17 Total Miles including one-mile commute and one-mile walk at park with kids and Charley.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.000.000.000.0017.00

15 Miles in 2 hours on TM.

17 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
45.000.000.000.0045.00

AM: 40 Miles in 5:33 (8:20) on a descent morning given it's August in Arkansas.  Never stopped Garmin, so actual running pace was a bit faster.

Out the door at 3:30 am with a Gatorade, bottled water, and two gels for an 18.5 Mile loop downtown to State Capitol, to Clinton Library, over Clinton Bridge into NLR, then following North River Trail from start approximately 7 Miles (west) to Big Dam Bridge.  Crossing over BDB back into LR, I hit Mile 15, and climbed up Overlook and through Camack Village for 3.5 Miles back home.  After an approximately three-minute stop at house to change (shorts/hat) and refuel (Cliff Bar, Banana, and water), I grabbed two more Gatorades and headed back downtown to State Capitol, where I met Dave at 6:30 am.

From the Capitol, Dave and I took Cross Street back over to the River Trail, this time starting from the LR side, and ran to BDB, crossing over into Little Rock, and then the approximately 7 Miles back to Clinton Bridge in the opposite direction (east) from what I had run alone earlier this morning.  From Clinton Library, now back in LR, I weaved through MacArthur Park and by the Arkansas Arts Center, down Rock Street, ultimately cutting over on various side streets back to my office building to round out my 40-miler.  Dave ran a solid 17 on a humid morning with the temperature rising to 80 degrees by the time we finished.

A Couple Hours Later: 4 Miles in 31 mins on TM; 4 striders.

Total: 45 Miles including a mile or so of walking.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
Comments
From Bob on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 12:43:51 from 70.194.139.161

Darn, just short of a nice 50. Always have tomorrow. ;) Amazing

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.000.000.001.005.00

5 Miles, including 4X400m repeats, at Scott Field.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 7.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.003.000.000.0010.00

10 Miles in 74:50 in the middle of a steamy afternoon along Hwy. 171 out and back from my folks' house; Miles 3-5 mostly downhill at 6:55/mile.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

12 Miles along Hwy. 171 from parents' house past Diamondhead into Lake Catherine State Park. I picked up the 2-Mile Falls Branch Trail then met Diana and kids at the swimming area for some fun in the hot August sun.

13 Total Miles including one-mile walk on a nice evening back in Little Rock.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
23.001.001.000.0025.00

AM: 12 Miles in 88 mins on TM; Mile 11 at 6:44 and Mile 12 at 6:15.

PM: 11 Miles in 85 mins on TM; 4 striders.

Total: 25 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.009.000.000.0020.00

Today was positive. On tired legs with a tight window of time, I ran 17 Miles in 2:03:45 on TM; Miles 1-6 at 7:47/mile, 7 and 8 at 7:41/mile, 9-15 at 6:58/mile, and bullishly, Miles 16 and 17 at 6:31 with a really fast sprint finish. And I felt, arguably, better at end of run than beginning!

20 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting and one-mile walk with Charley before dinner.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.504.000.000.5021.00

Noon: 14 Miles in 1:46:30 on TM; Miles 11-13 at 6:58/mile and Mile 14 at 6:31.

PM: 5 Miles in 39 minutes on TM; 4 striders.

Total: 21 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting/walking.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
25.000.000.001.0026.00

AM: 13 Miles in 1:42 on TM set to 1.0 incline; 8 striders.

Noon: 12 Miles with Dave out and back to Burns Park on what started as a really hot and humid day (heat index approaching 100), but ended up rather mild with a cool breeze and light rain during the last third of the run; averaged right at 8:00/mile per Dave's Garmin.

Total: 26 Miles including one-mile commute.

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.001.007.00

7 Miles on a beautiful morning, 73 degrees and lower humidity, in Little Rock. Finished with a few striders at park where I met family, and Max knocked out final half-mile with me. I was more excited about this than he was, but he understands exercise is important, and that's a foundation on which we can build.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.003.0011.00

10 Miles in 72 mins on a perfect, Fall-like morning; jogged to Scott Field where I met Dave for short speed workout; 6X800m Repeats at 2:55-2:58; goal was consistent pacing, negative splits, and comfortable stride.

11 Total Miles including walk to and from church with kids.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
28.501.000.000.5030.00

28 Miles in 3:37 on TM set to 1.0 incline; Miles 1-16 at 8:00 pace, Miles 17-20 at 7:47, Miles 21 and 22 at 7:30, MIles 23-26 at 7:13, Mile 27 at 6:53, and 4 striders during Mile 28.

30 Total Miles including one-mile commute and one-mile walk at park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.505.000.000.5019.00

AM: 10 Miles in 72 minutes on TM set to 1.0 incline; Miles 6-8 at 6:58/mile and Miles 9 and 10 at 6:31/mile.

PM: 6 Miles in 47 mins on TM; 4 striders.

Total: 19 Total Miles including 2 Miles commuting and a one-mile walk at park with Charley.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
42.000.000.001.0043.00

40 Miles in 5:18 on TM (7:57 pace); 4 striders during Mile 30 and 4 more during Mile 39 (8 total); one stop after Mile 30 to change clothes, drink a Diet Coke, and use bathroom.

43 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting and one-mile walk at park with Charley.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Comments
From jtshad on Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 12:21:26 from 141.221.191.225

Say what???!?! 40 miles on a treadmill? You win the lifetime achievement award for masochism!

Good luck on the upcoming 100 miler.

From Wesley Hunt on Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 12:49:55 from 70.215.128.221

I almost have to be "mechanical" at the target race distance...hopefully, the joy comes on race day!

From Jason D on Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 12:10:23 from 68.80.27.222

What, no PM run :-) ?

From joebell1981 on Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 09:12:01 from 99.39.133.24

Wow! You are awesome!!

Amazing volume and training. Its been a pleasure following along as you train for this 100.

under 8 minute pace for 40 miles on a TM... in the middle of the week... and just continuing on the next day - That is inspiring - I'm impressed.

From Wesley Hunt on Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 17:09:31 from 70.215.132.45

Thanks, gentlemen. Very pleased my body is holding up because the high mileage is addictive!

Feeling confident about my second 100 miler on October 4, the Arkansas Traveler.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 17:18:03 from 24.10.247.181

Why a diet coke? I would think your body could use the sugar and calories from a real coke.

From Wesley Hunt on Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 17:19:56 from 70.215.132.45

The pros like flat coke during races. I just like diet coke.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.502.000.000.5017.00

15 Miles in 1:55 on TM; Miles 13 and 14 at 6:58 and 4 striders during Mile 15.

17 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.0010.000.000.0012.00

Busy day. Rare, late afternoon run after Max's soccer practice; from Murray Park soccer fields, I ran 10 Miles along River Trail out west over Two Rivers Bridge and back east as the darkness set in. Managed slow MP, 6:48/mile (67:58 total), thanks in part to the coolish temps in low 60s.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Comments
From joebell1981 on Sat, Sep 13, 2014 at 09:14:16 from 99.39.133.24

Your ran 28 miler on Monday and then 40 miler under 8 minute pace on Wed. ?!? Dude - you're on another level!! Fantastic work

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.008.000.000.0010.00

8 Miles in 54:37 (6:50) on a cool and windy morning after coaching Sophia's, then Max's, soccer team to victory in their respective first games of the season. Averaged 6:32/mile for Miles 5-8 back east along River Trail.

10 Total Mikes including 2 Miles of walking and talking with Diana on a beautiful afternoon.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

10.5 Miles in around 90 minutes on a beautiful afternoon along the River Trail. Diana and Evan, whom I pushed, joined me on this relaxed run, which included a stop for playtime and snacks at Mile 4.  I should clarify that I pushed only Evan...Diana cruised on her bike.

12 Total Miles including 1.5-mile walk at park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
24.004.000.000.5028.50

AM: 18 Miles in 2:16 on TM; Miles 15 and 16 at 6:45/mile and Miles 17 and 18 at 6:31/mile.

PM: 8.5 Miles in 67 mins on TM; 4 striders.

Total: 28.5 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
18.500.000.001.0019.50

AM: 12 Miles in 95 mins on TM; 4 striders.

PM: 6.5 Miles in 50 mins on TM; 4 striders.

Total: 19.5 Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
18.000.000.000.0018.00

15 Miles in 2 hrs on TM.

18 Total Miles including 3 Miles of commuting to work, then court, then back to work. 

I've felt very fatigued the last couple of days, and I attribute it primarily to reduced sleep, uptick in stressful (or, at least, atypical) activities, and lack of time to take care of my legs and body properly (see reduced sleep + no ice baths + very little lunch = FATIGUE!).

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.006.000.000.0020.00

AM: 8 Miles in just under 55 mins on TM; Mile 3 and 4 at 6:58, 5 and 6 at 6:45, and 7 and 8 at 6:31.

PM: 10 Miles in 79:15 (outside!) on a warm afternoon in downtown Little Rock. From my office, I ran over Broadway Bridge into NLR, then west parallel to the River Trail section under construction; picked up River Trail at Mile 3 past Rockwater development and ran a couple more miles to Emerald Park trailhead; back east up 8 switchbacks, climbing NLR Quarry Cliffs, then a couple Miles of beautiful views along top of Cliffs before pounding down Julian St. and Paul Duke Drive back to the River Trail near NLR skateboard park. 

Total: 20 Miles including one-mile commute and one-mile walk at park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
18.500.000.000.5019.00

18 Miles on TM; 16 Miles in 2:07 set to 1.0 incline, including 4 striders during Mile 15, then 2 Miles of purposeful walking at a 2.0 incline because I wanted to watch part of Roger Goodell's press conference.

19 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.000.000.000.001.00

One-mile walk at park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.500.000.005.5013.00

11.5 Miles in 78:40 (6:51 overall pace) on a great morning in Little Rock. Ran 1.75 Miles to Scott Field, finished 2-Mile warm-up with another quarter, and launched into a solid speed workout: 400m, 800m, 1200m, 1600m (5:55), 1600m (5:46), 1200m, 800m, and 400m, with 1600m  jogging recovery after each interval. Ran two more 90 second intervals at roughly same pace during Mile 11 on way back home.

13 Total Miles including walk to and from church with kids and another short jog/walk with my daughter, Sophia.

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.002.000.000.0018.00

16 Miles in 2:01:56 (7:37) on a beautiful afternoon in West Pulaski County. Starting from Two Rivers Bridge parking lot, I ran over TRB, then west on River Trail, exiting Two Rivers Park onto Pinnacle Valley Drive toward Pinnacle Mountain; entered Pinnacle Mountain State Park at approximately Mile 6, turning right on road to Pinnacle Mountain Visitors' Centet/Scenic Overlook, turning around about a quarter mile down trail near Scenic Overlook; Miles 15 and 16 at sub-7:00 pace.

18 Total Miles including one-mile commute and one-mile walk at park with my youngest son, mother-in-law (visiting from Detroit), and our dogs.

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.002.006.000.0012.00

Working off very little sleep, but inspired by the cool temps in mid-50s, I ran 11 Miles in 71:45 this morning.

3-Mile warm-up (7:40) to Scott Field track + 1.25 Miles on track; Mile 4 in approximately 7 mins; 6-Mile Tempo with the following splits -- 6:00, 5:57, 5:50, 5:39, 5:27, and 5:59 (latter .5 through hills back to house); Mile 11 in 6:43.

Felt pretty strong after beginning true taper yesterday.

12 Total Miles including a walk with my daughter, Sophia, who is home sick from school today.

Wesley

 

 

 

Night Sleep Time: 4.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 4.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.000.000.000.0016.00

15 Miles on TM in 2 hours.

16 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.5010.500.000.0012.00

10.5 Miles with Dave in 72 mins (6:52) at Scott Field track; ran 5X1.0 Mile Repeats with Dave at his threshold pace, approximately 6:30/repeat.  

12 Total Miles including one-mile commute and half-mile walk with Charley.

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.000.000.000.0013.00

12 Miles in 95 mins on TM; 4 striders.

13 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

2-Mile walk at the park on a beautiful Saturday.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.500.000.001.5011.00

9 Miles in 68:25 on a nice afternoon; ran to Scott Field and stretched it out with 6X400m Repeats at a smooth pace (89-90 secs/repeat); after returning home, I did a 2-Mile jog/walk in 30 mins with Diana, so I ended up with 11 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.500.000.000.5013.00

11 Miles in 86 mins on TM; 4 striders.

13 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles in 80 mins on TM.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

8 Miles in 64 mins on TM.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of walking/jogging with Diana at park and 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Race: Arkansas Traveler 100 (100 Miles) 15:59:12, Place overall: 1, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
100.000.000.000.00100.00

 

Beautiful day for the 24th running of the Arkansas Traveler 100 in the Ouachita National Forest.

6:00 am start at 48 degrees; peaking around 71 degrees in the afternoon; comfortable, early fall breeze all day long.

Miles 1 - 60 at 9:00/mile; Miles 61 - 100 at 10:00/mile.

17 GU Roctane Gels; 6 bags of GU Chomps; 13 20 oz. Gatorades; 3 peanut butter-and-honey sandwiches.

Ran alone from start to Mile 83.9 (Lake Winona) where I picked up my brother, Luke, as a pacer for the only stretch of night running. Running as much of the race as possible in daylight was part of my race strategy, and, in fact, I didn't even carry a flashlight/headlamp as an incentive to push hard for the 16-mile stretch between crew locations from Mile 68 (Powerline inbound) to Mile 83.9 (Lake Winona).

Third fastest time in race history, 22 minutes off course record.

Stayed clean (no falls) and kept my wits.

Stayed present, focused, and did my best, just as I had committed to do when talking to my son, Max, the night before the race. He believed in me. My wife, Diana, believed in and supported me throughout the process. 

The efficiency and effectiveness of my two-man crew (my father, Mark, and Luke) was the envy of other runners. We crushed it, and there's no way sub-16 would have even been in the discussion without a near professional operation (approximately 7 minutes in 5 crew locations/aid stations).

My Granddad, who passed away Friday morning, was watching over me.

Wesley

 

 

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Comments
From Jason D on Sun, Oct 05, 2014 at 21:17:58 from 68.80.27.222

Man, oh man! Congratulations, Wesley. That's a crazy course improvement from last year.

Sorry to hear about your granddad. May he rest in peace.

From jtshad on Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 05:58:15 from 141.221.191.225

Amazing race and spectacular time! You trained hard for this one and it paid off.

Sorry about your grandfather, he was there with you! I remember in 2008 I ran the TCM with the memory and in honor of a very dear friend who had just passed. Great way to honor your grandfather with the effort.

From Bob on Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 06:02:22 from 163.191.36.14

Awesome, you are a running work horse and these results are no surprise. Congrats!

From Bret on Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 06:06:28 from 216.234.133.229

Congratulations Wesley - well done - you really put in the miles and they paid off. My condolences to you on the passing of your grandfather - I am sure it helped inspire you during the race to think he was watching over you.

From seeaprilrun on Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 06:52:40 from 174.70.137.105

Wow. Incredible.

From DaveM on Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 07:05:22 from 198.8.5.116

Congrats on a great run! It was a beautiful day and took maximum advantage of that. You were 13 secs/mile away from breaking the record. Ooh, so very close!

Sorry about your grandfather. Heal-up buddy.

From steve ash on Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 07:24:41 from 67.182.192.44

Congratulations Wesley, it sounds daunting just reading it. And first place to boot. Very cool.

From Jake K on Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 08:54:23 from 199.190.170.24

Congrats Wesley. You definitely put in the miles this summer, so it's great to see it pay off like that. Just knocking 2 hours or so off last year's time :-)

Re: the aid station efficiency. I've been following Ted Mahon's blog (mainly from a skiing perspective) but that's something I always see him stress in his running race reports - he's not always the fastest guy, but he gains a lot of ground by not wasting any time at all with aid stations. In and out quickly.

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 09:37:41 from 163.248.33.220

Sorry about your grandfather Wesley. I know you guys are a close family.

You're a great story and an inspiration to me. Here's to future and greater challenges!

Without getting too wacky of course!

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 09:40:13 from 163.248.33.220

I just noticed over 2 hours faster than last year. That's incredible.

From Kendall on Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 09:41:16 from 208.187.252.62

Congrats on the win! Saw your name on the results and knew it looked familiar (FRB!). Smokin' fast time.

From SpencerSimpson on Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 11:22:07 from 50.192.204.186

such a cool report Wesley. Congrats on a PR and W. This is really awesome. Ultras sound crazy to me. Congrats on all aspects. MIH

From DaveM on Tue, Oct 07, 2014 at 13:13:21 from 198.8.5.116

Wesley,

Joe Kulak finished the AT100 in 15:52:35 in 2002. The following link:

http://www.atrailrunnersblog.com/2007/11/elites-complete-for-10k-grand-prize-in.html says a little about the company of runners you have joined as a result of your amazing run on Saturday. ...Dave

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

2-Mile walk/jog with Diana in 30 mins on a beautiful morning at my parents' land.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

5 Miles in 50+ mins around the paved loop at my neighborhood park. Glad my legs are working (sort of)...

6 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.000.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles of proper running in 79 mins on hotel TM in New Orleans; short swim and hot tub after, all before my 8:30 am meeting began.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Thu, Oct 09, 2014 at 12:42:27 from 163.248.33.220

Back at it with a vengeance!

From Bob on Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 12:55:19 from 163.191.36.14

Yeah, don't run improper like me.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

6 Miles in 48 mins on TM.

8 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

2 Miles of jogging/walking in 30 mins with Diana at the park on a cool afternoon.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.000.000.000.002.00

2-Mile walk/jog with Diana in 30 minutes on a cool, overcast morning.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.001.000.000.009.00

7 Miles in 54 mins on TM; Mile 7 at 6:58 (was not my best decision ever).

9 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.000.000.000.0014.00

10 Miles in 80 mins on TM; I needed this workout badly, and it was the best I've felt since AT100.

14 Total Miles including 4 Miles of commuting Tuesday through today.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.000.000.000.0017.00

AM: 11 Miles in 91 mins on a perfect morning, 60 degrees, in Little Rock; ran to Scott Field where I met Dave for some relaxed, easy miles on a forgiving surface.

PM: 4 Miles around the soccer fields at Murray Park during the first part of Max's skills training; nice afternoon.

Total: 17 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 16:34:01 from 24.10.247.181

What's next for you?

From Wesley Hunt on Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 19:59:19 from 162.192.68.81

Second consecutive year in Western States lottery. So now I have something like a 10% chance of getting in...of course, that would be next summer, but perfect for me because I like longish training cycles with slow steady build-up for target race. No strong desire to race often and not realistic anyway. LR Marathon has asked me to pace the 3:05 group and my wife's cousins in Chicago want me to run that Marathon next October, but I'm undecided (even about pacing) and on the fence about how hard I want to push at the faster stuff. I ran 2:45 in October 2012, and that feels like a decade ago.

From Rob Murphy on Sat, Oct 18, 2014 at 20:21:07 from 24.10.247.181

If you get into Western States you should come out here and do a week of training in the Wasatch.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.000.000.000.0016.00

12 Miles in 95 mins on TM.

15 Total Miles including 3 Miles of commuting and my family's one-mile walk to and from church yesterday.

Pretty cool, and unexpected, coverage of my AT100 victory at the link below (including a nice write-up and podcast interview):

http://endurancebuzz.com/

Dave Hanenburg does a great job with this regional, endurance-running website.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Comments
From DaveM on Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 13:23:20 from 67.167.155.216

That was a great interview. Running is truly about the journey and purpose of living, and support from family and friends resulting in a little success helps to keep us motivated. Dave

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.002.000.000.007.00

6 Miles in 44 mins on TM; 8:00 - 6:31 pace (Miles 5 and 6 at MP).

7 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.001.000.000.0013.00

12 Miles on TM in 94 mins; Mile 12 at 6:53.

13 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley 

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.006.000.000.0012.00

10 untimed Miles with Dave on a cool, cloudy day along the River Trail; started at noon from our office building and ran out west and back east, pushing a pretty descent pace for the majority of the run.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.001.0012.00

8 Miles in 60:40 on TM; 8 striders.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting and 2-Mile walk during Max's soccer skills practice.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.006.000.000.0010.00

6 Miles in 41 mins on TM.

10 Total Miles including 2 Miles commuting and 2-Mile walk/jog at the park with Diana.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.002.000.000.0015.00

13 Miles in 1:40 on TM; Miles 12 and 13 at 6:58/mile.

15 Total Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.001.000.000.0013.00

11 Miles in 85 mins on TM; Mile 11 at 6:58.

13 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Comments
From seeaprilrun on Wed, Oct 29, 2014 at 17:22:19 from 205.172.12.210

I'm really impressed with how much you spend on the treadmill--I'm forced onto it home with the kiddo a lot and I hate it--reading through your blog is a good reminder to have a better attitude about it and feel blessed that I have an avenue to not miss runs!

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.002.000.000.0011.00

8 Miles in 59 mins on TM; Miles 7 and 8 at 6:58/mile.

11 Total Miles including 3 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.003.0011.00

10 Miles on a beautiful afternoon in Little Rock.

Ran to Scott Field where I met Dave for 6X400m Repeats at approximately 90 secs/repeat; ran 2X1200 Repeats at similar pace before running home easy.

11 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.003.003.000.0012.00

8 Miles in 53 mins on TM; 3-Mile Tempo at 6:00/mile (LTP), Miles 6-8.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting and 2-Mile walk/jog with Diana.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.002.000.000.0015.00

13 Miles in 1:40 on TM while watching MSNBC's Election Day coverage; Miles 12 and 13 at 6:58/mile.

15 Total Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
4.005.001.000.0010.00

8 Miles in 55 mins on TM; Miles 3 - 8 at 6:58 - 6:14 pace range.

10 Total Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.002.000.001.0013.00

11 Miles in 81 mins on TM. What started out as a planned easy run ended up much more enjoyable; Mile 9 at 6:58, Mile 10 at 6:31, and Mile 11 at 5:30! What the hell?! Good stuff randomly.

13 Total Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 0.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.003.000.000.0012.00

10 Miles in 74 mins on TM; Miles 8 and 9 at 6:58 and Mile 10 at 6:31.

12 Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.000.000.000.003.00

3-Mile jog/walk with Diana at park on an absolutely beautiful day.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.002.000.001.0020.00

AM: 9 Miles in 69 mins on TM set to 1.0 incline; Miles 8 and 9 at 6:58.

PM: 9 Miles in 69 mins on TM; 8 striders during Miles 8 and 9.

Total: 20 Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.001.000.000.0014.00

13 Miles in 1:40 on TM; Mile 13 at 6:58.

14 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.003.003.500.0011.50

8.5 Miles in 57 mins on TM; Miles 3 - 5 at 6:58/mile and Miles 6 - 8.5 at 6:00/mile.

11.5 Total Miles including 3 Miles of commuting over the last two days.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
16.506.001.500.5024.50

AM: 13.5 Miles in 97 mins on TM; Miles 7-9 at 6:58, Mikes 10-12 at 6:40, and final 1.5 Miles at 6:00.

PM: 9 Miles in 70 mins on TM; 4 striders.

Total: 24.5 Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From DaveM on Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 13:32:18 from 193.128.33.248

Wesley, That was a seriously strong morning run! Dave

From seeaprilrun on Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 18:48:20 from 174.70.137.105

A lot of treadmill miles--do you generally run these at any kind of incline?

From Wesley Hunt on Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 18:57:44 from 162.192.68.81

I run a lot of miles at a 1.0 incline and a lot at no incline. Right now, because I'm just doing maintenance, I'm not as focused on my mileage, incline, etc. But when training and building up for a race, I do the majority of my quality miles at a 1.0 incline.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.005.000.000.0015.00

13 Miles in 98 mins on TM set to 1.0 incline; Miles 9-13 at 6:58/mile.

15 Total Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 7.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.003.001.0011.00

10 Miles in 69:45 on TM.

After 6 Miles in 7:47 -7:24 pace range, I ran a 4-Mile Tempo at the following splits: 6:18, 6:00, 6:00, and 5:39 (with a fast finish).

11 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
17.500.000.002.5020.00

AM: 12 Miles in 94 mins on TM set to 1.0 incline; 4 striders.

PM: 6 Miles, including 8X.25 Mile Repeats on a gorgeous afternoon.

Total: 20 Miles including one-mile commute and one-mile walk with Charley.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.001.000.000.0012.00

11 Miles in 86 mins on TM; Mile 11 at 6:58.

12 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.500.000.000.5012.00

10 Miles in78 mins on TM; 4 striders.

12 Total Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
21.002.000.001.0024.00

AM: 15 Miles in 1:40 on TM set to 1.0 incline; Miles 12 and 13 at 6:58/mile and 4 striders during Mile 15.

PM: 5 Miles in 39 mins on TM; 4 striders.

Total: 24 Miles including 1 Mile walking on TM at 2.0 incline, 1 Mile walk with Charley at park, and 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 15:08:07 from 24.10.247.181

Sounds like a day off?

Question. What's the purpose of the one mile treadmill walk?

From Wesley Hunt on Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 15:23:33 from 70.215.128.182

Nope. I drafted a motion to waive an administrative hearing, thereby reducing costs, thereby generating shareholder value no doubt...

When I was trading for the 100 and doing high mileage, including my marathon TM workouts, I periodically used these walks (4mph and at least 2.0 incline) to recover and simulate the race. Today, I was just checking email and finishing up a panel discussion on CNN regarding the Michael Brown shooting.

Hope you are well, Rob. Enjoy the holidays.

From Rob Murphy on Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 17:18:33 from 24.10.247.181

I seriously figured it was something like that.

So, it sounds like you're working in the private sector? Your profile is a little vague. I'm sensing something less than enthusiasm in the first paragraph there. Or was that light-hearted sarcasm.

Just as long as you don't bill me for this exchange.

We have some unorthodox Thanksgiving plans that I'll blog about. Should be fun.

From Wesley Hunt on Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 17:52:01 from 162.192.68.81

All of the above...it was true, less than enthusiastic, and ripe with light-hearted sarcasm.

I work as regulatory counsel for Entergy, a large public utility in this part of the country. It's a good Company, based in New Orleans, promotes diversity, relatively socially responsible. I'm very fortunate...started 2 days after I graduated from law school nearly 7 years ago.

Look forward to the T-Giving posts.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.002.000.000.0011.00

8 Miles in 58 mins on TM; Miles 7 and 8 at 6:31/mile.

11 Total Miles including 3 Miles commuting/walking.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Race: Stony Creek Turkey Trail Trot (6.1 Miles) 00:40:56, Place overall: 2, Place in age division: 1
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
2.906.100.000.009.00

On a crisp morning around 26 degrees with light snow falling, I ran the Turkey Trail Trot 10K at Stony Creek Metropark in Shelby, Michigan, a Detriot suburb about 11 Miles north of Troy, Michigan, where I am staying with Diana's parents for the holidays.

Great, well-organized race(s) on awesome trails, including quiet a bit of single track. Offerings include the 10K, a 4-Miler, and a 2.5 Mile hike.

Ran pretty well and thoroughly enjoyed myself, finishing 2nd overall in 40:56 (6:36/mile). 

Now, I'm very much looking forward to a fun and relaxing day with my family.

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone on FRB. 

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Comments
From DaveM on Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 19:50:18 from 67.167.155.216

Congrats on a great run in a very cool Turkey trot. Hope you 'all had a great Thanksgiving.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.001.000.000.006.00

6 Miles barefoot in 46 mins on my sister-in-law's treadmill; Mile 6 at 6:58.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
9.000.000.002.0011.00

11 Miles, including 4X800m Repeats at Troy Athens High School track.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.500.000.000.5014.00

11 Miles in 85 mins on TM; 4 striders.

14 Total Miles including 3 Miles commuting/walking over the last two days.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 0.00Nap Time: 7.50Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
5.004.000.000.009.00

8 Miles in 58 mins on TM; Miles 1-4 in 26 mins and Miles 5-8 in 32 mins.

9 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
15.500.000.000.5016.00

14 Miles in 1:50 on TM; 4 striders.

16 Total Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3.0010.003.000.0016.00

Noon: 10 Miles in 69 mins on TM.

PM: 3 Miles in 18:30 on TM; 6:18, 6:11, and 6:00.

Total: 16 Miles including 3 Miles commuting.

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.250.000.000.0014.25

 

 

13.5 Miles in 1:38:35 on a near perfect day in Little Rock.

From my house, cutover to H Street, to Kavanaugh, then Markham toward downtown; at roughly Mile 4, turned north on Park Street, followed by a quick crossing of Cantrell to Riverdale; stayed on Riverdale/River Trail for 3+ Miles, then up Overlook at approximately Mile 9, and through Camack Village to Heights; Taylor Street to Country Club to Kavanaugh, to Hughes, where I crossed back over Cantrell toward home.

Great day for a run...and an afternoon walk!

14.25 Total Miles.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.506.000.000.0020.50

18.5 Miles in 2:18 on TM; Miles 13-16 at 6:58/mile and 17-18 at 6:31/mile.

20.5 Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
14.501.000.000.5016.00

14 Miles in 1:47 on TM; Mile 13 at 6:53 and 4 striders during Mile 14.

16 Total Miles including one-mile commute and one-mile walk with Charley at park.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.009.000.000.0010.00

9 Miles in 61:55 on TM.

10 Total Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.003.000.000.0010.00

9 Miles in 65:55 on TM set to 1.0 incline; Miles 7-9 at 6:58/mile.

10 Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
13.500.000.000.5014.00

13 Miles in 1:40 on TM; 4 striders.

14 Yotal Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
7.000.000.004.0011.00

10 Miles in 68:46; 2-Mile warm-up to Scott Field followed by 4X1.0 Mile Repeats in 6:00, 5:58, 5:58, and 5:56, with half-mile jogging recovery between Repeats; 2-Mile cool-down back home.

11 Total Miles including one-mile walk to and from church with kids.

Beautiful morning in the mid 40s.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.253.000.000.7524.00

AM: 12.5 Miles in 93 mins on TM set to 1.0 inclune; 6 striders.

PM: 9.5 Miles in 71 mins on TM; Miles 2-4 at 6:30/mile.

Total: 24 Miles including 2 Miles of commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
12.500.000.000.5013.00

11 Miles on TM in 85 minutes; 4 striders.

13 Total Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.006.000.000.0014.00

12 Miles in 86 mins on TM; Miles 7-9 at 6:58/mile and Miles 10-12 at 6:40/mile.

14 Total Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Comments
From seeaprilrun on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 22:46:29 from 172.56.21.95

Amazing! Don't know how you handle this much treadmill work. Gym? Home? Do your kids yell at you? I'm inspired...looking at my treadmill with more hope every day. If you can run this much on a treadmill, it prove all us crazy busy people can.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.252.003.000.7517.00

AM: 8 Miles in 53:55 on TM; 4 Miles at 6:58/mile, Mile 5 at 6:31, and Miles 6-8 in 18:25 (tempo paces at 6:18, 6:07, and 6:00, respectively.

PM: 7 Miles in 50:25 on TM; 6 striders.

Total: 17 Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

 

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Comments
From Rob Murphy on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 12:31:28 from 163.248.33.220

When are you going to grow a shaggy, ultra trail runner type beard?

From Wesley Hunt on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 21:17:54 from 162.192.68.81

Dude, I had a gnarley beard until about a week before the first 100 miler in October 2013...and then I wore a hat in the race.

This year...well, I looked like a clean cut road runner who thought the whole trail thing looked kind of fun.

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.500.000.000.5011.00

9 Miles in 67:55 on TM; 4 striders.

11 Total Miles including 2 Miles walking/commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
11.000.000.000.0011.00

11 Miles untimed on a cool morning around 41 degrees in Luttle Rock.

Enjoyable pace along one of my favorite, hilly runs; H Street to Kavanaugh, down Lookout to River Trail, then up Overlook and back home through Camack Village.

Off to folks' house near Malvern for the first of several family get-togethers over the holidays. My brother's family made it in from Virginia yesterday.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
8.000.000.000.008.00

Approximately 8 Miles with my brother, Luke, at Lake Catherine State Park. 

Beautiful day around 50 degrees on the rocky, single track trails.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 7.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 7.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
18.502.000.000.0020.50

18.5 Miles in 2:21 on TM while watching BYU and Memphis in a pretty ridiculous pre-Christmas bowl game. Not the defensive battle the pundits predicted...

20.5 Miles including 2 Miles commuting.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.006.500.000.007.50

6.5 Miles in 45 mins on TM; final 2 Miles in 6:31/mile after 4.5 at 6:58 pace.

7.5 Miles including one-mile commute.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
20.000.000.000.0020.00

Couldn't sleep...so hopped out of bed for 19.25 Miles in 2:28 on a nice morning around 41 degrees. Ran the BIG loop downtown past State Capitol, then to Clinton Library and over Clinton Bridge, next picking up the Arkansas River Trail back west through North Little Rock for 7+ Miles, and finally, over Big Dam Bridge back into Little Rock, up Overlook and through Camack Village and the Heights via University back home.

Mark me down for a smooth 20 because I plan to take my dog for a walk at the park later.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 5.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 5.50
Comments
From DaveM on Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 17:17:46 from 67.167.155.216

Hope you and your family have a great Christmas. I should be good for a run on the river trail after Jan 1 if your interested. Dave

Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.006.000.002.008.00

Merry Christmas!

8 Miles in 53:38, including 8X400m Repeats at Scott Field track near my house, on a cold but sunny Christmas morning; ran the repeats around 85 seconds.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 9.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 9.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
6.000.000.000.006.00

6 Miles with Luke in a cool mist along Hwy. 171 to the County Line and back to my parents' house.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
0.0012.000.000.0012.00

12 Miles in 1:23:43 (6:59) on a coldish, overcast day around 40 degrees.

From my parents house, I ran north on Hwy.171 for 4 Miles, then west on Hwy. 290 for 2 Miles toward Hot Springs (and past my old Methodist summer camp, Camp Tanako) before turning around and heading back. Big negative split because it took me a while to get warmed-up (and motivated). 

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.50Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.50
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
1.0010.000.000.0011.00

10 Miles in 1:09:14 on a cold, but sunny (finally!) morning along Hwy.171 near my parents' house outside of Malvern.

11 Total Miles including a mile or so of walking.

Wesley

Night Sleep Time: 6.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 6.00
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
3401.90530.3552.75130.004115.00
Night Sleep Time: 1857.00Nap Time: 28.50Total Sleep Time: 1885.50
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