20 January 2013

Cougar 10 + De Leo w/Seattle Running Club

Having blasted myself yesterday I was just looking for more miles today but nothing extreme in terms of effort. The answer? The weekly Seattle Running Club trail run of course! Nice.

And for a change Brian Morrison from Fleet Feet Sports was there to lead us; it was great to finally talk to 'the man'. The only thing that was not so great is Brian is a much better/faster/fitter runner than I am so his leisurely pace was a bit taxing for me. I did hang on but only because he stopped at every intersection (and there were a ton) to mark the route. I did have a highlight which was running about 95% of the De Leo wall. And we went up the steep way. A first for me.

It's funny to me that I thought Brian was a quiet guy. Not so today. :) He talked up a STORM. Blah, blah, blah Scott McCoubrey; blah, blah, blah Scott Jurek; blah, blah, blah Justin Angle; blah, blah, blah hiring at Fleet Feet Sports; blah, blah, blah the pub run. I tried to pretend we were having a conversation but really Brian was writing a novel and I was squeaking in one-word replies/prompts so that he would keep it up and not run any faster... None of what Brian said was boring and I learned a ton, I guess he loosens up quite a bit in his element.

I had a good time. Thanks Seattle Running Club.

Sleep 6
Waking HR  
Body Weight  
Body Fat  
Breakfast 5:45 AM - applesauce, banana, 1 scoop protein powder, 2 scoops Perpetuem, walnuts, tea
Workout Food bottle w/1.5 scoops Perpetuem, 1 GU
Time of Day 7:30 AM
Workout Type endurance
Weather upper 30s, dry, cloudy
Equipment Hoka Stinson Evo
Clothing Teko organic SIN3RGI Light Minicrew, Brooks 5" Essential Run Short, Craft Active Classic Short Sleeve Baselayer, Patagonia Merino 1 Silkweight Crew, Patagonia Capilene 4 Expedition Weight Beanie, Patagonia Capilene gloves

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