Random Inspirational Quote Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/ Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:48:23 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Sun, Aug 20, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-20-2017.html <p>AM - <strong>LR w/ 10 AT</strong> - struggle-mode: as slow as 7:12, fastest - 6:40...</p> <p>Left at 9am and it was pretty warm, but, still understanding that fitness of this kind is not as god as it has been.&nbsp;</p> <p>22 miles total - 2:56:19</p> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Aug 19, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-19-2017.html <p>AM - Series 5k Race in town.&nbsp; 4mi. jog over to race down SR 11.&nbsp; Notice right out of the door that it is humid and rather warm already.</p> <p>Race went okay: 5:50, 5:55, 6:03.&nbsp; Definietly an LT effort.&nbsp; Really working hard for 6:03.&nbsp; It s amazing the difference in training specificity and the associated results.&nbsp; I have run this course around 17:30 two times prior to making the rpimary focus ultra training and long runs.&nbsp;</p> <p>Followed up race with a good deal of break time chatting with some folks.&nbsp; Caught up with seom Columbus Run CLub guys after seeing them pass by the finish line.&nbsp; A couple miles with those guys, and then some mile repeats on the track around Central Middle.&nbsp; Some football kid yelled at me to put on a shirt, so I decided to go over and run laps around their practice (silently).&nbsp; Only got 2 reps in, but it was good to put in as many faster miles.&nbsp;</p> <p>17 miles total more after race.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Aug 18, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-18-2017.html <p>AM - run on TM at gym.&nbsp; 4.3 miles building up a little bit. 36:46</p> <p>A good bit of foam rolling after.</p> <p>walk at work</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Aug 17, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-17-2017.html <p>AM walk jog on TM at gym.&nbsp; Foam rolling</p> <p>walks at work</p> <p>Lunch group run - 5miles around Burkhart loop - Very hot and humid</p> <p>PM run after kiddie bed time.&nbsp; 3.5 miles around the hood all in grass</p> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Aug 16, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-16-2017.html <p>AM - TM shakeout at gym - 3mi. jog</p> <p>walks at work.</p> <p>Lunch - jog to gym, TM workout: <strong>hill build +6xStrides</strong> up to 12mph., Strength/Condition - Lunges and Squats, jog back to work.</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Aug 15, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-15-2017.html <p>AM - TM workout - <strong>10x0.5mi. TH:</strong> 10mph up to 10.6 mph for reps. 10mph for last 3 as I started to really struggle. 9mi. total - 59:45</p> <p>walk at work</p> <p>PM shakeout after kid&#39;s bed time 4.1 mi.&nbsp; Easy in the grass around the jogging park</p> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Aug 14, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-14-2017.html <p>Jude&#39;s first day of Preschool- pretty special day for some mommy&#39;s daddy&#39;s.&nbsp;</p> <p>Afternoon run out Carr hill and Back.&nbsp; 11 miles - 1:34</p> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Aug 13, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-13-2017.html <p>AM - Sycamore LTHarr. Lakes Out and back in the grass.&nbsp; Got a little warm.&nbsp; Saw a couple folks I knew during run.&nbsp; Picked it up for about 2 miles near the end. &nbsp; 16.5 miles total - 2:24.</p> <p>One handheld of Tailwind single scoop and a Lara bar.</p> Sun, 13 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Aug 12, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-12-2017.html <p>AM - Long Run AT workout - <strong>4x3AT</strong> w/ 0.5 mi. btwn.&nbsp; Did not go well. Still &quot;recovering&quot;, I guess.&nbsp; Ran around Columbus Ppl Trails.&nbsp;</p> <p>Hung in there, though:</p> <p>6:47, 57, 49 for first rep, 0.5mi. jog recoevery,</p> <p>6:41, 6:50, 6:59, 0.5 jog</p> <p>6:46, 39, 51, and then bumped in to Rajeesh.</p> <p>Just picked it up and statyed with him through the last rep - turned in to 4 miles around 7-7:15 pace.</p> <p>Well, that really finished me off.&nbsp; I struggled to jog the rest of the way home (~8ish miles)</p> <p>23.1 miles total - 3:05:50</p> Sat, 12 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Aug 11, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-11-2017.html <p>Lunch run at work - 5miles easy - 44:07</p> <p>walks at work.&nbsp; Decent recovery week</p> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Aug 10, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-10-2017.html <p>AM - TM jog.&nbsp; Very sore from yesterday.&nbsp;&nbsp; Foam rolled after 3.2 miles</p> <p>walks at work</p> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Aug 09, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-09-2017.html <p>AM TM workout at gym: <strong>8 x 2min/2min.</strong> 2min. on/2min. mod. -- 10mph up to 11mph &quot;on&quot;</p> <p>6mi. total - 42:00</p> <p>walks at work</p> <p>Lunch workout at gym on TM: <strong>2 x 6min. hill slogs</strong></p> <p>Run over to gym, TM, run back moderate.&nbsp; 4.7 total</p> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Aug 08, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-08-2017.html <p>AM - TM walk and foam roll at gym.</p> <p>walks at work</p> <p>lunch run in grass - a couple miles</p> <p>recovery mode for these couple days</p> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Aug 07, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-07-2017.html <p>Off - Needed it, wanted it, Did it</p> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Aug 06, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-06-2017.html <p>Lunch run in all grass - out and back to Tipton Lakes area.&nbsp; 11.15 miles slow and tired legs - 1:44.&nbsp; Left foot is doing okay, actually.</p> Sun, 06 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Aug 05, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-05-2017.html <p>AM <strong>Long Long Run</strong> - 40 miles- 5:59:00.&nbsp; Tipton Triathalon was today with all kinds of different distance/sport combo races going on.&nbsp; 5k, 10k, Sprint Tri, Olympic Tri, Sprint Duathlon, Olympic Duathlon.&nbsp; Made for great company and water aid stations for most of the run.&nbsp; Ran the Olympic bike course and then the 5k loop that was set up in Tipton Lakes neighborhood.&nbsp;</p> <p>Weather was great - 59 degrees to start, and about 75 at the end, though I got pretty sunbunred.&nbsp; Stayed on top of water and nutrition pretty well carrying my 2 handhelds and refilling.&nbsp; Initial mix was 3 scoops of Tailwind in each with te 12 ounces.&nbsp; After that, as it got more watered down, hydration did start lagging, but, I never got too low.&nbsp;</p> <p>The left foot is a problem, now.&nbsp; It really started hurting after about 50k.&nbsp; All road for these long runs will probbly have to change.&nbsp; Good run, and solid effort at the end.&nbsp; PR for training LR distance.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 05 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Aug 04, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-04-2017.html <p>Lunch Run in new Hoka Infinites.&nbsp; 4.1 miles easy - 34min.</p> <p>walks at work and at home in PM</p> Fri, 04 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Aug 03, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-03-2017.html <p>AM - walking on TM at gym - followed with some foam rolling.</p> <p>Wife cut her finger pretty bad and had to go to ER.&nbsp; She&#39;s okay.</p> <p>PM run after dinner - 10 miles out and back over tipton lakes - about 80.&nbsp; Sweat in the eyes sucks.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 03 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Aug 02, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-02-2017.html <p>AM TM at gym b4 Str./Cond.&nbsp; 3 mi. 25:40.&nbsp; 20 minutes of Squats, Lunges, Panks</p> <p>walk at work</p> <p>Lunch run - easy 5miles - 43:11</p> Wed, 02 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Aug 01, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-01-2017.html <p>Lunch workout: <strong>8x0.5 mi. reps</strong> - ran over to track from work.&nbsp; jogging 0.25 miles recovery btwn.&nbsp; Pretty slow: 3:11, 3:18 (stopped to open gate for track), 3:01 2:57, 2:53, 2:50, 3:03, 2:59.&nbsp; A little warmand the effort was there.</p> Tue, 01 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Jul 31, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-07-31-2017.html <p>AM - walking on TM, foam rolling</p> <p>easy 3 mile jog in grass at lunch</p> <p>walk at work.</p> <p>Feeling okay after a tough weekend</p> Mon, 31 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Jul 30, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-07-30-2017.html <p>AM: <strong>AT Workout - 10AT Effort</strong> - Very tired from yesterday.&nbsp; 7:05 to 7:25 was AT range.&nbsp; Pretty rough.&nbsp; Ran out of water with 2 miles left, and it was pretty bad.&nbsp; about 18 total - 2:30.&nbsp; 100 mile week (Mon.-Sun.)&nbsp; Need some new shoes.&nbsp; My left foot is hurting.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 30 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Jul 29, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-07-29-2017.html <p>AM: <strong>Long Run</strong> - 31.2 miles in 4:40:06.&nbsp; All Road, but a good amount of climbing Youth Camp out and back, with 2xGrand View Loops in the middle.&nbsp;&nbsp; Left foot really hurting on the bottom.&nbsp; Is this plantar fasci ?&nbsp; 1 stop in the woods, and ran out of water in the 2 handhelds carrying.&nbsp; Very good weather - 60 degrees and breezy for most of the run.&nbsp; Got a little warm at the end.&nbsp; Fortunately, a hose was available at one of new neighborhoods under oncstruction.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 29 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Jul 28, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-07-28-2017.html <p>Easy 4 miles on TM before work - walkjog with hills - 41 min.&nbsp; Foam rolling after</p> <p>walks at work</p> Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Jul 27, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-07-27-2017.html <p>Easy 4 miles jog back to car at the unit. Early AM</p> <p>walks at work</p> <p>lunch workout: jog over to gym, <strong>TM hill builder</strong> 21 min. for 2.1 mi.&nbsp; got up to a 15% incline.&nbsp; followed with 20 minutes of planks, lunges, squats, and PUs.&nbsp; Jog back to work.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Jul 26, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-07-26-2017.html <p>AM run over to Columbus Unit. Easy 3.8 mi.&nbsp; GPS not picking up.</p> <p>Lunch run in Indy on the Canal.&nbsp; Asunny warm day with lots of people out.&nbsp; about 6miles. Again, watch not working too well.&nbsp;</p> <p>Run home from unit.&nbsp; Easy 3.8 miles.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Jul 25, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-07-25-2017.html <p>walk at work.</p> <p>Lunch run: <strong>7AT Ctdn. </strong>- 7:11 down to 6:09.&nbsp; 9 total - 1:03:25</p> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Jul 24, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-07-24-2017.html <p>am - gym TM run - <strong>2 min. intrval builder</strong>: got up to 10.1 mph.&nbsp; 6mi. total - 46:18</p> <p>walk at work</p> <p>lunch run outside with the crew from work.&nbsp; 4 of us today!&nbsp; 5mi. total - 50min.</p> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Jul 23, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-07-23-2017.html <p>AM - Long Run - Grand View out and back.&nbsp; Stopped around 5 miles and went number 2 in the fine corn fields of CR &quot;x&quot;.&nbsp; Shortly there after, started in to the loop around Grand View as a storm rolled in.&nbsp; Got poured on for about 30 minutes, and enjoyed watching the lightning not hit me.&nbsp; 20.5 miles pretty slow, but, much less suffering than esterday&#39;s humid hell.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 23 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Jul 22, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-07-22-2017.html <p>AM - LR on trails with Zane and Christian Wagner.&nbsp; 8am start, but, was already 82 degrees and ridiculous humidity.&nbsp; Hung in there for about the first 2 hours and then really struggled to walk and jog up hills.&nbsp; Hit some road to make it back to the car.&nbsp; Draining, hard run.&nbsp; We all suffered a whole lot.&nbsp; Lots of water stops.&nbsp; Horseflies feasted on me almost the entire time in woods.&nbsp; Did bump in to several of the guys out on trails.&nbsp; 19.7 miles - 3:10ish</p> Sat, 22 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Jul 21, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-07-21-2017.html <p>AM - TM with hills - walk/jog.&nbsp; 3.2 - 30 minutes.&nbsp; 20 minutes of Str/Cond. - Core, PU, Rolling</p> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Jul 20, 2017 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-07-20-2017.html <p>Lunch run - <strong>3.5 mi. AT</strong> - serious humidity still. Tough to stay at 6:45 pace for very long.&nbsp; 5 mi. total - 35:58</p> <p>walks at work</p> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:00:00