Saturday, September 27, 2008

Long Run Report

This morning I decided I just had to get some outdoor miles under my belt! So, I parked at the gym, and set out from there with my Garmin 205 on my wrist. I did some of the miles near my gym first,; then I went to the Brier Creek residential area and ran a long stretch of Arnold Palmer Drive. It was a really pretty morning for running outside! I could feel a difference in the temperatures, and that helped a lot, I think. I ended up hitting the 10 mile mark in 2:40:00, four minutes and change faster than my last outdoor 10-mile run. I ended up continuing for a few more minutes outdoors, finishing 10.21 miles in 2:44:00 (with some more walking at the end). Then I went inside the gym and ran another 23 minutes (1.83 miles) on the treadmill (without a walking break).

My total for today is 12.04 miles in 3:07:00. I'm feeling more confident now about finishing the City of Oaks Half Marathon within the 3:30:00 time limit--yay!


teacherwoman said...

Nice job on the run! You are going to rock that half marathon!!

I was hoping to get a longer run done outdoors this weekend, but this morning is was 45 degrees prior to heading to the pool and tomorrow doesn't look much better. But, hey, I guess it is still better than snow on the ground and temps in the 20's!

Diario de Elysia said...

WTG Lesley....yeah uhm I am totally going to be suckign wind on the half, I have not been keeping up with my trianing!


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