Monthly Archives: May 2015

Training May 23rd – 29th

This week:  51.2 miles

Saturday May 23rd – 4.8 miles, 5 sets of 64 push-ups, 20 minutes of Planks

Sunday May 24th –  20 miles In 3:53:03. 3 sets of 25 squats. Last tough workout before my 100 miles in 24 hour race.  A great speed workout in the rain.

Monday May 25th – 4.8 miles,  4 sets of 10 chin-ups, 3 rounds boxing the heavy Bag

Tuesday  May 26th – 4.8 miles, 5 sets of 64 push-ups, 20 minutes of Planks

Wednesday May 27th – 12 miles at my Centurion attempt pace 2:45:32. 3 sets of 25 squats

Taper Starts

Thursday May 28th – 4.8 miles

Friday May 29th – A Travel day with my wife.

So glad to be in full taper now.  Rest my legs.  Build up my reserves.  Get ready to Race!  I am SO ready.  All this work.  All the hours.   I am still a little tired from my speed workout last Sunday.  Expecting my rest and fitness to peak next weekend.  Perfect!

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Training May 16th – 22nd

This week 55.2 Miles.

Saturday May 16th – 4.8 miles, 5 sets of 64 push-ups, 20 minutes of Planks

Sunday May 17th – 24.0 miles in 5:08:59,  One of those magical walks you don’t want to end.  3 sets of 25 Squats.

Monday May 18th – 4.8 miles, 4 sets of 10 chin-ups, 3 rounds boxing the heavy bag

Tuesday May 19th –  4.8 miles in the rain. 5 sets of 64 push-ups, 20 minutes of Planks

Wednesday May 20th – 12.0 Miles in 2:31:46. 3 sets of 25 squats

Thursday  May 21st –  4.8 miles,  4 sets of 10 chin-ups, 3 rounds boxing the heavy bag

Friday May 22nd – Date night with my Wife!

For the most part all the hard work is done.  The miles have been walked. The strength training finished.  Now a slow transition into a Taper for Race day.  I have that pop back in my legs.  Getting more and more excited every day.

 

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Training May 9th – 15th

This week 86.4 miles

Saturday May 9th – Started at 9:53 pm Friday to 12:16:59 pm Saturday.  14:23:59 hours  60 miles LSD.

Sunday May 10th – Off

Monday May 11th – 4.8 miles, 4 sets of 10 chin-ups, 3 rounds boxing the Heavy Bag

Tuesday May 12th – 4.8 miles, 5 sets of 64 push-ups, 20 minutes of Planks

Wednesday May 13th – 12 miles in 2:25:59, 3 sets of 25 squats

Thursday May 14th –   4.8 miles, 4 sets of 10 chin-ups, 3 rounds boxing the Heavy Bag

Friday May 15th – Date night with my Wife!

Had my all night training walk this week.  60 miles in 14:23:59.  Overall my feet got tired. The outside muscle of my calves were sore. My lower abs and lower back were sore.  Staying up all night was not a problem.  No blisters or hot spots.  For my Centurion attempt I will have to walk a little faster pace.  Walk almost nine hours longer.  All my thoughts of grandeur and fame are gone.  I will hold to my planned pace for the race.  Hope that the excitement of the race gives me a boost. I will also make a point to have a full taper week before race day.  I am still excited.  An excited realist now.  Walking 100 miles in 24 hours will not be easy.  I know I can do it.  All the soreness went away by Wednesday.

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Training May 2nd – 8th

This week 55.2 Miles.

Saturday May 2nd – 4.8 miles, 5 sets of 64 push-ups, 20 minutes of Planks

Sunday May 3rd – 24.0 miles LSD in 5:22:33,  3 sets of 25 Squats.

Monday May 4th – 4.8 miles, 4 sets of 10 chin-ups, 3 rounds boxing the heavy bag

Tuesday May 5th –  4.8 miles, 5 sets of 64 push-ups, 20 minutes of Planks

Wednesday May 6th – 12.0 Miles in 2:36:46. 3 sets of 25 squats

Thursday  May 7th –  4.8 miles, 5 sets of 64 push-ups,  4 sets of 10 chin-ups, 3 rounds boxing the heavy bag, 20 minutes of Planks

Friday May 8th – Date night with my Wife!

I jumped right back into high mileage after my Oklahoma City Marathon.  Legs feel good.  Still a little tired.  Nothing hurt.  Looking forward to my all night walk.  The weather forecast for Saturday night is strong storms.  I will bump up my overnighter to Friday night thru Saturday Morning.  Rain is in the forecast but not bad storms.  My goal is 56 miles in 14 hours.  Time on my feet but not fast enough to hurt anything.  Lots of snacks and music.  Looking forward to it.

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April 2015 Mileage

April 25 days 212.6 miles                                                                                                                            

 

March 26 Days 238.5 miles
February 24 Days 184.0 miles
January 26 Days 181.4 miles

Total 2015 101 days 816.5 miles

Training April 25th – May 1st

This week 46.2 Miles

Saturday  April 25th –  2.4 mile shakeout Walk

Sunday  April 26th –  26.2 miles in 4:53:54 at the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon

Monday April 27th – Day Off

Tuesday April 28th –  4.8 miles, 5 sets of 64 push-ups, 20 Minutes of Planks

Wednesday April 29th – 8 Miles in 1:44:43  , 3 sets of 25 Squats

Thursday April 30th – 4.8 miles, 4 sets of 10 chin-ups, 3 rounds boxing the heavy bag

Friday May 1st – Date night with my Wife!

None the worst for wear after the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.  My legs don’t have the pop they had before the race.  Nothing is sore or hurt.   A nice recovery week.  That pop will be back soon.  Australian Centurion C67 John Kilmartin is helping me through this last push in training.  He has suggested I add an all night LSD walk four weeks before my Centurion attempt.  I will do it on Saturday night May 9th.  Supposed to help get my Mind right and build confidence.  Start about 9 pm and walk through the next morning.  Thanks John.  Sounds funny but I am actually looking forward to it.  I have always thought the overnight portion of the 24 hour race would be my weak link.

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