Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Week Ending 09-12-10

A solid week for me despite a couple of travel days.  Nothing like vacation to help the mileage!

Bunratty Castle hotel
M - Flew from Boston to Shannon overnight Sunday.  Slept most of the day in Shannon then out/back on "the Low road" 6m - 44:43

T - 7am out/back on the Low Rd 4m 28:46.  PM out/back on the Low Rd 8m in 57:09 (timed 2k in 6:48/mile pace).

Bunratty castle as seen from the Low Road
W - 7am out/back on the Low Rd 4m 28:27.  Visit to Bunratty castle, the Cliffs of Moher, and a 5km race.  2m warmup in 14:32 strides and more waiting for start. 5km race in 17:04.  4+m warm-down in 32:10.

part of the 5k course
Th - 7am o/b 4m on the Low Rd 30:16.  Pm hike and run attempt to summit Carrauntoohil (3,414') plus run back to Glencar - total running time 3:45:50

Looking down at the lakes I ran by on my way up the mountain
F - 7am out/back 4m on the Low Rd 29:23.  Then flight to London. 4 PM 6m on treadmill at hotel 43:31.

Sat - o/b on streets in London, down to Big Ben and back.  30:09.  PM in park near the Walthamtow Marsh, great trails along a canal.  7m 50:32.  Watched team DRC race.

Sun - 7am longer out/back run along the Thames, to St James park, past Buckingham palace into Green park and Hyde park and back.  Felt very good - 59:08.  Early afternoon 3m on treadmill 20:48

Total for the week = 78 miles

1 comment:

mueblerunner said...

Sounds like a busy week but NO RESULTS!!!! Come on we want race results!