13 February 2014

treadmill run | bike commute

It really was wet this morning so treadmill it is... and what a soul sapper it was.

Originally the plan was to do something faster or perhaps try a progression run but no dice! It was all I could to not step off and/or slow it down. Sheesh. Sometimes I wonder if I should just bail when I feel like this or if I should HTFU. Bottom line is I'm in for the fun so the number of times that I can muster the will to harden will be few and far between. I actually had to stop for 5-10 seconds with 10 minutes to go and again with five minutes to go. :( My body/legs/breathing was fine, my head was just not in it today.

Anyway, I did finish, but it was a cruiser all the way. Whatever, check that box and move on.

After work since the rain was holding off I grabbed my bike that I had left at work on Tuesday and rode home. Sometimes I really like riding at night! Especially when it's dry.

On the way home I paused on Capitol Hill for some time with friends and a Seattle Running Club board meeting. Hence my ride in the dark. Did I mention the buzz on the hill is awesome? I just love it. I had some food at Rancho Bravo Tacos for the first time, it's in the building that used to be a KFC and it is a tremendous value and quite good tasting too. Uber urban for sure.

Sleep 5 (because of ski racing last night)
Waking HR  
Body Weight  
Body Fat  
Workout Food water
Time of Day run - 5:30 AM
Workout Type endurance
Course run - treadmill, 1% incline
Time run - 40 min
Distance run - 5.5 miles
Pace run
10 min at 7:30
29 min at 7:00
1 min at 6:30
Equipment run - Brooks Glycerin 11, Garmin Fenix
commute - Raleigh Mojave 8.0, Garmin Edge 500
Clothing run - Brooks 5" Essential Run Short, Brooks Podium SS shirt

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