Sunday, June 22, 2008

The Week in Review

This past week has gone well. I've hit all my training goals. I'm following a modified version of Hal Higdons advanced marathon training program. I'm using this to train for the El Scorcho 50k. I've run intervals and tempos and haven't had a problem keeping the prescribed paces. Yesterday, Saturday, I ran 17 miles with a friend. He ended up doing 50 miles total in preparation for an upcoming ultra.
Today I ran an easy 7 miles at the Draper trails. I took one spill, but it was minor. I guess I have to fall every once and awhile to remind me to concentrate. I'm starting bit by bit to figure out the layout of these trails. I started on the Green trail, and took an offshoot to the orange trail to add distance. I am also trying to gradually up my mileage to 60 miles a week. This week I'm in the high 40's, next week I'll try to hit the 50's.

3 comments:

goodbyetoallfat said...

Glad to hear things are going so well for you, Reese.

It will be a while before I am seriously "running" having only recently re-started my weight loss campaign. At the moment at just over 300 lbs my body (spine and knees) find jogging too difficult, but can cope with power walking.

I am hoping that once I get back down to 250 lbs or below that jogging will become a possibility again.

Best wishes,
Sharon

DawnB said...

its wonderful when everything falls into place

RBR said...

I admire you! I so want to run an ultra. Someday I will be bugging you about how to get ready for a 50 miler. Thank you for the encouragement! I definitely found Los Banos! LOL!