I completed my 2-hour leg of the 24-hour treadmill relay to raise money for the the World Food Program: Hour 1: 6.28 miles, from 6.0 mph to 6.6 mph Hour 2: 7.04 miles, from 6.7 mph to 7.5 mph Hopefully, I’ll wrap up my 72-mile week tonight with a 9-mile recovery run on the treadmill […]
It’s amazing how running 50 miles in 7 runs over 4 days can make even running in pleasant weather a bit of a mental challenge. On Monday-Wednesday of this week, I ran outside, starting at 5:45 AM. Daylight doesn’t bleed into the sky until near 7, so running down streets getting blinded by oncoming cars […]
I’ve been mostly “treadmill-bound” for the last several weeks. Part of it is due to schedule conflicts–it’s hard to run outside when your only options are in the middle of the night and before the sun is up in the morning, especially when you have kids to watch. However, part of my treadmill is due […]
Start of week 7 of the streak Given the usual madness of holiday weekends, I didn’t think the streak would survive this onslaught, but I not only got a run in, I managed to hit my target distance of 6.4 miles. Challenge #2: I woke up with a stiff back. Not a debilitating, keep me […]
Treadmill Pace Conversions – a chart that you can use to get approximate equivalent efforts between running on a treadmill at different paces and inclines and running outdoors on a level surface.