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Running Journal 5/9/2010 (10 miles!!!!!!)

Sunday, May 09, 2010

Today's stats:

Very Sunny 56 w/ wind calm
37% humidity
30 deg dewpoint

Time 1:55:16 (4/1 intervals)
11:31 av pace
5.2 av MPH
993 cals burned
15 av bpm HR
176 max bpm HR

M1: 11:04 (150 bpm)
M2: 11:36 (155 bpm)
M3: 11:18 (156 bpm)
M4: 11:08 (157 bpm)
M5: 11:42 (151 bpm)
M6: 11:27 (155 bpm)
M7: 11:30 (145 bpm)
M8: 11:54 (159 bpm)
M9: 11:39 155 bpm)
M10: 11:52 (156 bpm)

Oh my goodness, what a way to celebrate Mother's Day! While I was running this LSD my floors were being mopped and carpets vacuumed. My hubby is a keeper! This run was awesome and it just felt so great and an amazing feeling of accomplishment personally. I went supplied with water, fuel and various gadgets and gizwitchies needed for a sustained run. It even included a stop at the convenience store for fresh water and potty break.

I was originally planning on 9 miles but at the end of 9 I made the decision to go just a little longer. My legs felt great the temps were perfect and it just felt right. I also had the pleausre of trying out Gu Chocolate Outrage for the first time and that stuff is YUMMY!! I felt like I was eating brownie batter just like others said. Most importantly, it gave me a new burst of energy that is needed when going these distances. I burned a crapload of calories with a total of 993 calories. Woot!

This week will now be on the lighter side for recovery purposes and will be as follows. Tuesday will be about 3 quick miles with Friday at 4-5 miles for a total mileage to be in the 17-18 miles range. Perfect!

I want to wish all of my mom friends a very Happy Mother's Day and if you live in our area...enjoy this glorious weather today! Until Tuesday...


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