Tag Archives: speed

Speedwork

Speedwork makes for interesting graphs, and humbling comparisons as well. Continue reading

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Track taxonomy for runners

A runners’ guide to denizens of the indoor track. Continue reading

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FIRST: less means faster

I’m training for the Quad Cities half-marathon (Sept 27) using the Furman Institute for Running and Scientific Training method, “run less, run faster”: three runs and two other workouts a week. Less does not mean easier! Continue reading

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Breezy intervals

Went to the track yesterday for some intervals. It was pretty warm, in the low 40s, but windy. I was underdressed, cold on the way there, cold between sets, and cold when running into the wind. Still, I was pretty … Continue reading

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Dilger v Dilger

Bradley: Time for a run. Last weekend’s 7:09/mi 5K was pretty cool. I’d really like to hit that 21:00 mark; that would be 6:45/mi. Let’s see… four miles in 30:00 is doable. That’s 7:30/mi. Body: It’s 90° and humid, you … Continue reading

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Faster

Returning to speed work, in the pool and on the track, after a few months off Continue reading

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Wind speed

Went for a two-part bike ride today: first to campus to make photocopies (4.69 mi round trip, 20:45), then got home, dropped my bag, grabbed some water, and did a quick ten mile out and back. Halfway was pretty slow: … Continue reading

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Running spark

I’m getting faster; some sparklines show it Continue reading

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