Random Inspirational Quote Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/ Fri, 25 May 2018 05:05:35 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Thu, May 24, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-24-2018.html <p>12p Lunch run: out and back CRs behind Walmart.&nbsp; <strong>4mi. Ctdwn</strong>: 7:00 down to 6:10</p> <p>6 total - 42:33</p> <p>walk at work&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 May 2018 06:00:00 Wed, May 23, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-23-2018.html <p>5a Run: out and back to SR 46 PplTr.&nbsp; 8.2mi. - 63:56</p> <p>walks at work</p> <p>8:30p run: out and back to Tipton. 9mi. - 1:15</p> Wed, 23 May 2018 06:00:00 Tue, May 22, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-22-2018.html <p>AM - time to leave Gret Wolf and go back home.&nbsp; Woke up and out with the bad run number 2.&nbsp; went over to track and did some slow laps, and some harder stadium stair climbing.&nbsp; 4.3 mi. - 43 min.</p> <p>PM - return home about 10a. Settle in, check some work stuff, and out the door.&nbsp; Drove over to Grand view for some trail work.&nbsp; made it around the gnarly, roots, and horribly marked 6 miles of trail in Grandview Woods in 1:15.&nbsp; Had all I could take, crushed a Huma Gel (first one of those in a while), and made the trip back around the lake to the car on the road in almost half the time.&nbsp; 11.6 total - 2:01:08 &nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 May 2018 06:00:00 Mon, May 21, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-21-2018.html <p>&quot;Out with the bad&quot; run in the morning.&nbsp; Lots of food and bad &quot;in&quot; going out.&nbsp; started on hotel TM (sauna) and quickly switched to outdoors.&nbsp; found a near by track open to the public at a high school.&nbsp; All within view of King&#39;s Island amusement park.&nbsp; walked a bit more on the TM to waste time while kids sleeping.</p> <p>7.2 total - about 80-90 minutes</p> <p>Lots of walking, up hills pushing a stroller at the Cinci Zoo.&nbsp; actually turned on the watch for a couple of active stints and logged about 3 miles solid walking.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 May 2018 06:00:00 Sun, May 20, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-20-2018.html <p>AM Longish Run: Out and back into town via TerrLAke, and back Carr Hill, with no train.&nbsp; nice morning, and prepping for family vacation to Great Wolf Lodge for a coulpe of days.&nbsp; 15miles - 1:59</p> <p>PM - We made the drive to the aquarium in Newport first.&nbsp; Kind of dissappointing for the price.&nbsp; Coolest part was crossing the ped bridge over the KY/OH State Line, and eating a decent meal at the Levee shopping area.&nbsp; Drove on to the hotel.&nbsp; What a cool place - Great Wolf Lodge is all about the kids.&nbsp; Indoor water park is really cool!</p> Sun, 20 May 2018 06:00:00 Sat, May 19, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-19-2018.html <p>Seymour Half Marathon:</p> <p>Started morning with a jog over to Tim&#39;s house.&nbsp; Rode over to Seym. with Tim (car).&nbsp; Jogged around track for a WU in the nasty humidity - 2.7miles.&nbsp; Race start at 7:30a.&nbsp; Warm and humid/overcast, so no hope for moisture going away.&nbsp;</p> <p>3 or 4 of us in the lead group dwindled to 2 of us by mile 3.&nbsp; Some heavy breathing going on behind me and an unknown younger fella by taht point.&nbsp; We were looking a about 6:10-6:15 pace, and both un-affected thus far.&nbsp; A long part of the race (first 6.5 miles) in Seymour and neighborhoods, a couple turns and then the out and back past the vineyard, with the &quot;back&quot; in to a slight headwind.&nbsp; By mile 8, I start breathing heavy at 6:10 pace.&nbsp; Struggling a lot within a half a mile, and the younger guy leaves me in his dust.&nbsp; Pretty decent time for specific training volume, weather, etc.&nbsp; A hard effort for 6:2x - 6:3x&#39;s at the end (last 5k):</p> <p>6:12, 20, 12, 17, 11, 17, 07, 16, 17, 21, 23, 36, 31 - for a 1:22:36 and 2nd place.</p> <p>drove Tim&#39;s car home, as he rode the bike back home, and then jogged back to the house from there - 2.7 miles more.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Sat, 19 May 2018 06:00:00 Fri, May 18, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-18-2018.html <p>walks at work</p> Fri, 18 May 2018 06:00:00 Thu, May 17, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-17-2018.html <p>AM run before work around the neighborhood.&nbsp; 4mi. - 35:53.&nbsp; A nice morning to be outside.</p> <p>Lunch run at Muskatatuck on the mostly shaded, well maintained trail that is 0.85mi.&nbsp; loop.&nbsp; Realized that I forgot shorts today... that&#39;s 2 strikes this week.&nbsp; No wildlife to report today (other than a bunch of annoying bugs)&nbsp; 4.2 miles - 35:50.&nbsp; Feeling pretty strong.</p> <p>Walk at work</p> Thu, 17 May 2018 06:00:00 Wed, May 16, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-16-2018.html <hr /> <p>AM run before dropping Jude off to school.&nbsp; 4mi. around the neighborhood - 30:34</p> <p>Run home from Jude&#39;s school after dropping him off.&nbsp; 9.1 miles - 1:14:23.&nbsp; Pretty decent route on mostly county roads.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 16 May 2018 06:00:00 Tue, May 15, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-15-2018.html <p>AM run before work: <strong>3mi. Ctdwn</strong> - 6:36, 6:13, 6:07&nbsp; --&nbsp; 4mi. total - 26:41</p> <p>Trip to Indy with the managers today... interesting day.</p> <p>Messed up and forgot running shoes to run in Indy</p> <p>12mi. after bed time - 1:35:27.&nbsp; Mostly night running Tipton out and back.&nbsp; Wore the head lamp for the first time in a while.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 15 May 2018 06:00:00 Mon, May 14, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-14-2018.html <p>5:30a run around the neighborhood/fairgrounds.&nbsp; 4miles - 33:39</p> <p>11:30a Lunch run at Muskatatuck, Hunt Trail - 6 miles on well maintained 0.85mi. Shaded Loop.&nbsp; Saw 2 turtles and a small blck snake.&nbsp; a good amount of bugs already.&nbsp; 55 minutes in the new Peregrines.&nbsp; Its pretty hot. 90 degrees</p> Mon, 14 May 2018 06:00:00 Sun, May 13, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-13-2018.html <p>6:30a Mother&#39;s Day run: Out and back to Harrison Lake through Tipton.&nbsp; Warm morning already.&nbsp; Carrying a handheld with water, and feeling yesterday.&nbsp; Bathroom stop at about half way.&nbsp; 14 miles - 1:56:45</p> <p>A good day of activities for mommy, today.&nbsp; I even got some new Peregrine&#39;s out of the deal.&nbsp;</p> <p>4:30p neighborhood run in the heat.&nbsp; Tried out the new Peregrines on the grass and undeveloped sites around the neighborhood.&nbsp; 4miles - 36:20</p> Sun, 13 May 2018 06:00:00 Sat, May 12, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-12-2018.html <p>6:30 am <strong>Long Run</strong>: 70 degrees and clear skies starting from the house.&nbsp; Put on the hydration pack and loaded with clif bar, and tailwind rasberry flavor mixed with a full 1L of water.&nbsp; Took my favorite route: Out Carr Hill/Youth Camp hopping off road when possible (grassy strips/cleared areas).&nbsp; Took that out to Grand view and ran 2 loops on the road.&nbsp; Toyed with hopping on to the GV Woods Trail, but, don&#39;t think I&#39;m quite ready for long and trail yet. A couple of bathroom break stops once at GV, but, pretty strong and consistent after that.&nbsp;</p> <p>Slowly eating the Clif bar and hitting the Tailwind/water mix ever couple of miles (more frequently after 20 miles) worked great for keeping a pretty good balance between energy level and GI/stomach condition.&nbsp;</p> <p>8.5 miles out to GV, 7.1 miles / loop (x2), and 8.5 miles back.&nbsp; 31.2 miles - 4:17:50, approx. 2k vert.</p> <p>Walk with the kids after dinner</p> Sat, 12 May 2018 06:00:00 Fri, May 11, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-11-2018.html <p>AM run around neighborhood.&nbsp; threw in some uptempo work at the end.&nbsp; 6 miles - 47:00.</p> <p>Busy day at work, a sick kid, and some negligent contractors building a house next to our house.&nbsp; Literally napping in our yard when I got home from work.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 May 2018 06:00:00 Thu, May 10, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-10-2018.html <p>AM run around the neighborhood. 5 miles - 41:20</p> <p>Did some strength work afterward</p> <p>walks at work</p> <p>Evening run before bedtime around the neighborhood.&nbsp; 4.1 miles - 34:23</p> Thu, 10 May 2018 06:00:00 Wed, May 09, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-09-2018.html <p>AM run around the neighborhood.&nbsp; 5mi. - 42:30</p> <p>Lunch run at work out and back on CRs behind Walmart.&nbsp; 7.2 mi. - 57:16</p> <p>walks at work</p> Wed, 09 May 2018 06:00:00 Tue, May 08, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-08-2018.html <p>got a ggod night sleep and had the day off work for election day.&nbsp; Took kid to the alletgist, did some house hunting in Greenwood... and then came home.&nbsp; Sstarted a long run attempt from the house.&nbsp; Starting around noon, but wearing the hydration pack intending to go 4 hours / 30 miles.&nbsp; Hydr pack did not keep me from really bonking around 3 hours in to the run and walk/joggin it home.&nbsp; Poor first impression of LR fitness - really kept the pace easy, but, was def feeling the recent sickeness in the lungs throughout the run.&nbsp; hopefully, the sickness was the reason for the struggle... This really a bench mark for assessing if I should givethe 100 mi. attempt another go.&nbsp; awesome course - Grandview loop with Carr Hill/YCamp out and back.&nbsp; 24 miles - 3:38. &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 May 2018 06:00:00 Mon, May 07, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-07-2018.html <p>easy 5 at lunch at work.&nbsp; feeling sick</p> Mon, 07 May 2018 06:00:00 Sun, May 06, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-06-2018.html <p>8 am Long Run w/ Fast(ish) Finish.&nbsp; Carr Hill - Grandview - CR 300 - CR 200.&nbsp;</p> <p>18.5mi. Total - 2:22</p> Sun, 06 May 2018 06:00:00 Sat, May 05, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-05-2018.html <p>7am run over to the soccer fields for Jude&#39;s last game.&nbsp; WU a couple of miles, and in to <strong>8mi. Ctdwn</strong>: started w/ 1mi. at 7min. pace, hung around 6:30-6:50 for 6 miles, and ended with a 6:10.&nbsp; 10.25 total - 1:10:37</p> <p>Jude&#39;s soccer game... they are too young to really &quot;get it&quot; yet, so its cute and fun for the parents (it would be pretty frustrating to be a coach)</p> <p>changed clothes, and jogged easy back home.&nbsp; 8.25 mi. - 1:08.&nbsp; Bumped in to Ben Wisler at farigrounds and ran/cahtted last 1.5 mi. back to house. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sat, 05 May 2018 06:00:00 Fri, May 04, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-04-2018.html <p>5am run around the fairgrounds and neighborhood.&nbsp; 5.1 miles - 45:50</p> <p>walk at work</p> <p>8pm run out and back to Tipton Lakes.&nbsp; Nice sunset going on.&nbsp; Noodles and Company tastes good, but, is cheese heavy, and usually doesn&#39;t digest well.&nbsp; Barely made it to the house bathroom in time at the end of the room.&nbsp; 8mi. easy - 66:11.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 May 2018 06:00:00 Thu, May 03, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-03-2018.html <p>5am run around fairgrounds and neighborhood.&nbsp; <strong>Random Dist. Pickups, and strides</strong></p> <p>8mi. - 62:26</p> <p>Lunch Run run - 6mi. - 45:26</p> <p>walks at work</p> Thu, 03 May 2018 06:00:00 Wed, May 02, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-02-2018.html <p>5 am run around the neighborhood.&nbsp; 6 mi. - 51:34</p> <p>walks at work</p> <p>Lunch run from work after field check.&nbsp; Ran with Nathan - talked about the roads :) 6mi. - 49:50</p> Wed, 02 May 2018 06:00:00 Tue, May 01, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-05-01-2018.html <p>Lunch run from work w/ <strong>5mi. Ctdwn</strong> : 6:55 down to 5:55 pace. 7mi. total - 50 min.</p> <p>walks at work</p> <p>6pm run around the fairgrounds and the neighborhood 7mi. - 57:50</p> Tue, 01 May 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Apr 30, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-04-30-2018.html <p>5am run - 5miles easy around the neighborhood</p> <p>2mi. missing - random insert</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 06:00:00 Sun, Apr 29, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-04-29-2018.html <p>Happy Birthday to my 5 year old boy!</p> <p>8:30 am run - 13 miles - Ppl Trail JMPike Loop - 1:39:01</p> <p>walking a lot at the Children&#39;s Museum</p> <p>6 pm Run - Deaver out and back - 7miles - 57:17</p> Sun, 29 Apr 2018 06:00:00 Sat, Apr 28, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-04-28-2018.html <p>7:30a run over to Soccer fields for the kid&#39;s game.&nbsp; Windy!&nbsp; <strong>5mi. Ctdwn:</strong> 6:55 down to 6:20 pace.&nbsp; 8mi. total - 56:48</p> <p>12p run out and back to Tipton Lakes.&nbsp; Still Windy, but, warmer and sunny.&nbsp; 9miles - 71</p> <p>Running all the miles.&nbsp; Keep showing up</p> Sat, 28 Apr 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Apr 27, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-04-27-2018.html <p>DAy off work.&nbsp; Dropped Jude off at school with Tiff driving and ran home.&nbsp; 13.3 miles down SR 7 into town, and through Mill Race, and out SR 46.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2018 06:00:00 Thu, Apr 26, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-04-26-2018.html <p>5am run around the neighborhood: 6miles - 49:51.</p> <p>Lunch run: Burkhart, US 50 Loop +addon.&nbsp; 6miles - 47:35</p> <p>walks at work</p> Thu, 26 Apr 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Apr 25, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-04-25-2018.html <p>5:30a - 5mi. easy around the neighborhood - 42:53.&nbsp; Great weather, but, feeling the increase in mileage.&nbsp; Brief core work before the run.&nbsp;</p> <p>12p - Lunch run on the Canal in Indy.&nbsp; GPS always sucks in downtown.&nbsp; 6.7 miles in 47 minutes.&nbsp; Nice weather - windy and sunshining, and a lot of people outside enjoying the Canal. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Apr 24, 2018 http://joebell1981.fastrunningblog.com/blog-04-24-2018.html <p>4:50am - 6 miles easy around the neighborhood.&nbsp; Really getting back in to some miles.&nbsp; 49 min. Followed up with some good Str./Cond. for 10 min.</p> <p>2pm - 10.2 miles w/ <strong>5mi. AT</strong> home from kids&#39; dentist appointment.&nbsp; Pretty rough</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:00:00