5 Mile Run & Links

My Running Buddy
Today I ran 5 miles at an easy effort on the treadmill, but about a minute faster per mile than I would have if I'd been sweating it out outside, followed by some strength training exercises. My ankle has recovered from last Saturday's 25K. I ran three times this week, each time adding some distance. I don't have any races planned, but I'll build up my mileage again. My quads were beat after the race Saturday which means that I need to do more hill work on the treadmill.

A few links I liked that I came across this week:

Grandmothers of Endurance Video - I just finished running and watched this video again and now I want to go for another run! An article about one of the runners: How 77-year-old Ultrarunner Barbara Macklow Endures.

The Long and Short of Running Wisdom - What all runners can learn from ultramarathoners from Running Times.

The Boston Marathon, Vintage Photos

Comments

  1. Way to get back at it. My quads were a little fried after Monday as well.

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  2. Wednesday, my legs finally started feeling normal. Normal is good!

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  3. Aw, so sweet of you to write this post for me (hee). I'll check out the links, thanks!

    I'm itching for another goal...soon :) Glad you're getting back to normal.

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  4. sorry about the quads. mine are in for a workout tomorrow. doing an HM that is straight up hill for 6.5 miles than turnaround for 6.5 miles down. why am i doing this to myself?

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    1. Sometimes I think we're all just a little crazy! Looking forward to seeing how it goes.

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  5. Love the pic of your running buddy - mine has the same expression before and after all runs - love it! Glad you're recovering well.

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  6. So that's your running buddy over there - I bet he doesn't bore you! My dog is not really into running (kinda lazy if you ask me, lol) so I have to find a human running buddy whenever I'm out on my long runs (part of my marathon training program).

    Good job in finding those interesting materials! I'm thinking of checking them out. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Your running buddy looks like he needs a biscuit!

    Very glad you healed up quickly from the ankle injury. That's good news! Bring on the high miles :)

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  8. Glad the ankle is healing up quickly. The quads were probably extra beat up, not only from the up and downs, but also the uneven surface of the trail. Don't you guys live near an area that has a trail system??? Since trail races may be whispering your name, you may need to utilize those local trails more frequently in your training! :-)

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    1. You're right - trails are nearby! Ran on them last week until the path became a creek! They've been rained out a lot so I don't do them as often as I'd like.

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  9. I'm so glad that the ankle is better and that you are running great!

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  10. Your running buddy is adorable!!!

    ❀Barbara❀
    My Running Shortz

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  11. Such a cute running buddy! I enjoy my furry running buddy too. Loved the video of the two women! So inspiring! Glad to hear the ankle has recovered♥

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  12. You have an awesome running buddy! Glad the ankle is better and you're back out there.

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  13. Thanks for the video heads-up. I love reading/watching/learning about older runners :)

    ❀Barbara❀
    My Running Shortz

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