triman (triman) wrote,
triman
triman

You know you are out running late when...

You get to the water stop under Mopac bridge and there is nobody there at all.

Did a full 10-miles last night, not too much pain although my right knee is a little sore today. Thats almost a full marathon this week for me, and I will do it before the week is out. I know that doesn't compare with most peoples mileage, but given the state of my right leg thats OK by me. I've only run more than 25-miles in a week twice. Once when I walk jogged a a marathon in 5hrs 38-mins, and the other time when I did my last half-marathon. At this rate theres every chance I might even consider myself a runner by Christmas if my knees hold up.(oh yeah 3x really since I did a marathon at the end of the Longest Day(IM distance) Triathlon, but since I walked at least 10-miles, that doesn't count.

In an email KKW expressed support for my running and scolded me for my atitude. She was right ;-) I don't know why I thought my shoe build-up would make me faster, it hasn't. But it has significant reduced the damage and pain I get from my back and knees after the runs.

IN OTHER NEWS - I've been enjoying swimming in open water up at Pure Austin North. I'm meeting up with a few people again on Friday at 5.30pm to swim. If anyone is racing at Iron Star and is a member why not come along. If you are not a member and are racing and would like to come, I have a few guest passes, get in touch via email, or call me and I'll confirm I've still got one and will meet you there!

On the cycling front - I had been hoping to hear from triathletebigo  about starting long slow enduance weekend rides. Out there Oscar? I'd expect we'll be aiming to do 15-16 MPH average, and about between 60-80 miles. If interested, comment here and I'll make sure I let you know when we start!

Something for the weekend: Friday night sees the 3rd Annual Sinsations Erotic Carnival. I've going in my position as an Austin metro blog writer. Otherwise, I have a busy w/e of paperwork to do...
Tags: pure austin, running, shoes, training
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments