root down Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/ Tue, 20 Feb 2018 02:19:47 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Mon, Feb 19, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-19-2018.html <p>7 miles - 9:06 avg - tm&nbsp; &nbsp;3 mile wu, 6 x 1/4 mile@8 mpm with a quarter between,&nbsp;1 mi cd (not a workout just staving off boredom)</p> <p>9:30am</p> <p><small>WT 16 miles</small></p> Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:00:00 Sat, Feb 17, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-17-2018.html <p>6 miles - 9:12 avg - commute to work/cemetery/whitesides</p> <p>clear, mid 30&#39;s</p> <p>legs a felt a little heavy and fatigued from skiing yesterday but the last couple of miles felt pretty good.</p> <p><small>WT 15 miles</small></p> Sat, 17 Feb 2018 07:00:00 Tue, Feb 13, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-13-2018.html <p>3 miles - 8:53 avg - tm</p> <p>lunch run just trying to slightly keep it together during a very busy work week</p> <p><small>WT 23 miles</small></p> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:00:00 Sun, Feb 11, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-11-2018.html <p>6 miles - 9:05 avg - from home to work via whitesides</p> <p>sun, mid to upper 30&#39;s, stiff breeze out of the south</p> <p><small>WT 28 miles</small></p> Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:00:00 Sat, Feb 10, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-10-2018.html <p>3 miles - 9:02 - tm</p> <p>7am</p> <p><small>WT 22 miles</small></p> Sat, 10 Feb 2018 07:00:00 Fri, Feb 09, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-09-2018.html <p>6 miles - 9:14 avg - redlobster/wasatch</p> <p>overcasty, upper 40&#39;s, very nice weather for running</p> <p><small>WT 22 miles</small></p> Fri, 09 Feb 2018 07:00:00 Wed, Feb 07, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-07-2018.html <p>5 miles - 9:04 avg - redlobster/wasatch</p> <p>sun, low to mid 40&#39;s</p> <p><small>WT 23 miles</small></p> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 07:00:00 Tue, Feb 06, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-06-2018.html <p>5 miles - 8:57 avg - tm</p> <p>4 pm. the Dandy Warhols album &quot;Come Down&quot; (&#39;97) keeping me company</p> <p>steady as she goes</p> <p><small>WT 18 miles</small></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 06 Feb 2018 07:00:00 Mon, Feb 05, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-05-2018.html <p>3 miles - 8:53 avg - tm</p> <p>11:00 am</p> <p>ski day yesterday and 3 easy treadmill miles today = rehab</p> <p><small>WT 13 miles</small></p> Mon, 05 Feb 2018 07:00:00 Sat, Feb 03, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-03-2018.html <p>3 miles - 9:52 avg - crestview loop</p> <p>pc, mid 40&#39;s</p> <p><small>WT 21 miles</small></p> Sat, 03 Feb 2018 07:00:00 Fri, Feb 02, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-02-2018.html <p>4 miles - 8:48 avg - tm</p> <p>4pm</p> <p><small>WT 22 miles</small></p> Fri, 02 Feb 2018 07:00:00 Thu, Feb 01, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-02-01-2018.html <p>3 miles - 9:19 avg - tm</p> <p>left knee felt a little weak and sore at the beginning of the jog but loosened up within the first mile. guess i&#39;d better stick to 20-25 mpw for awhile, and higher percentage run on the treadmill to give the knee a chance to strengthen more fully with less impact</p> <p><small>WT 22 miles</small></p> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 07:00:00 Wed, Jan 31, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-31-2018.html <p>the knee still has me out probably for at least a couple of more days and then will probs be treadmilling for a while before getting back on the roads. it is what it is</p> <p><small>WT 22 miles</small></p> Wed, 31 Jan 2018 07:00:00 Tue, Jan 30, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-30-2018.html <p>no running today - left knee keeps bugging me to give it a rest,&nbsp; and i have run 8 days in a row so i guess we&#39;ll honor the knees&#39; request.</p> Tue, 30 Jan 2018 07:00:00 Mon, Jan 29, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-29-2018.html <p>4 miles - 9:05 avg - redlobster loop. last mile @ 8:26</p> <p>sun, mid 40&#39;s, first short sleeves in many weeks</p> <p><small>WT 33 miles</small></p> Mon, 29 Jan 2018 07:00:00 Sun, Jan 28, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-28-2018.html <p>7 miles - 9:10 avg - ran from home to the shop to pick up a truck to move some furniture&nbsp;today. standard commute route with a little cemetery and northern swing thrown in.</p> <p>the body never felt warmed up during the run, and even though the temps were warm, i felt like it was cold, however i had plenty of energy so was able to keep it going for 7 miles</p> <p>overcast, mid 40&#39;s</p> <h2 style="font-style:italic;"><small>WT 32 miles</small></h2> Sun, 28 Jan 2018 07:00:00 Sat, Jan 27, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-27-2018.html <p>4 miles - 9:20 avg - church/golden arch/diamond/crestview. short on time but wanted to get a sixth day in a row.</p> <p>murky sun, 30F, breeze</p> <p><small>WT 25 miles</small></p> Sat, 27 Jan 2018 07:00:00 Fri, Jan 26, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-26-2018.html <p>4 miles - 8:54 avg - redlobster loop. last mile @ 8:22</p> <p>cloudy, low 30&#39;s, breezy</p> <p><small>WT 23 miles</small></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 26 Jan 2018 07:00:00 Thu, Jan 25, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-25-2018.html <p>3 miles - 8:56 avg - tm</p> <p>still being cautious with my recovering knee and feel like it&#39;s good to include some gentle treadmill miles while i get back to the mileage game. felt a lot better today than yesterday.</p> <p><small>WT 25 miles</small></p> Thu, 25 Jan 2018 07:00:00 Wed, Jan 24, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-24-2018.html <p>4 miles - 9:31 avg - redlobster/wasatch loop</p> <p>ugh. that was rough. my first mile took 10 minutes. towards the end of mile 3 i did 3 x 30 sec hill reps on golden ave to try and shake the lethargy that was gripping my entire being. it helped, i felt better and mile 4 was an 8:51. really hate those kind of runs but they can&#39;t all be winners. what fun would that be?</p> <p><small>WT 27 miles</small></p> Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:00:00 Tue, Jan 23, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-23-2018.html <p>7 miles - 9:10 avg - redlobster/minority/goldenrainbow/wasatch. last mile@8:30</p> <p>8:56:17am - overcast, low 30&#39;s</p> <p><small>WT 23 miles</small></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:00:00 Mon, Jan 22, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-22-2018.html <p>3 miles - 9:04 - tm</p> <p>2:30pm - skiing this morning - got home around 1:30, ate a peanut butter sandwhich, then a short treadmill run. really trying to maintain a&nbsp;little mileage base this winter.&nbsp; by the end of March i would like to be running 40 mpw which will put me in a much better position to give running a go this season.</p> <p><small>WT 16 miles</small></p> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:00:00 Sun, Jan 21, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-21-2018.html <p>no run today. Annie and i did get out for a two mile walk on the parkway - nice day for a run but i&#39;m just not feeling it. listening to my body.</p> <p>spent&nbsp;the last couple of hours reading my running blog posts from 2009...where is that guy? :-)</p> <p><small>WT 17 miles</small></p> Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:00:00 Sat, Jan 20, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-20-2018.html <p>2 miles - 9:18 - tm</p> <p><small>WT 20 miles</small></p> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 07:00:00 Fri, Jan 19, 2018 http://JD.fastrunningblog.com/blog-01-19-2018.html <p>6 miles - 9:05 avg - redlobster/dysfunctionaldogwalker/church/wasatch</p> <p>9:30am - overcast, mid to upper 40&#39;s, breezes transitioning from south to north as a storm moves in</p> <p><small>WT 26 miles</small></p> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:00:00