I was not able to get up in the morning early enough to run. I have found that despite the struggles to train at night when the family is sleeping is tough, I think sleeping in a bit on Saturday and Sunday has kept me on the right track by not sacrificing sleep.
Tonight I got off to a much later start than planned. I was not able to run in the afternoon. I had to much too do and still have not got everything done quite yet.
The workout called for a 75 minute run consisting of
MS: 4 x 800 (3'), 1 x 1 mile all @ TP/7:05/Hard (5').
Creating a 75 to 90 minute run from this run, where personal
and physical bandwidth allows, is recommended. Simply settle into a pace
between LRP/Zone 1/Easy and MP/Zone 2/Steady.
My zone 1 pace right now is 8:49 and my Z2/Marathon pace is 7:32.
I watched the majority of the movie Coach Carter. I don't know how it ends, but I cannot wait to find out. I thought about only running 60 minutes, but decided to stay tough and get the 75 minutes done. No more excuses with this training.
I feel good. I am glad to get it done. I had some minor tightness in my right hamstring, but other than that I felt great. Off to the pool for some easy swimming just to get back in the flow before my first race in two weeks. Off to cool down and bed.