Monday, May 4, 2009

No Rhyme Nor Reason

I find boring repetition a means of preparing myself for long run such as 100 milers.
So this week my goal is to run a 10 mile run every day until Sunday. On Sunday I will run a 25 miler. I don't know why but these kind of runs play with the mind and that is exactly what a 100 miler does. So it works for me. Let the fun begin.
Sunday 10 miles on Kokosing Gap Trail and today 10 miles in Mohican mostly trail.

Race plans:
5/24 Pineland 50 mile, Maine
5/30 No Frills Just Hills 6 hr., CVNP, OH
6/13 Sandhills Marathon, NE
6/20 Mohican Trail 100, OH
9/24 Clarence Demar Marathon, NH
11/16 Warwick 6 hr., RI

4 comments:

Rob "Buckeye" Powell said...

Looks like a great training plan to me and a good mix of races too!

Mark Carroll said...

Hi Don
That sounds like good training to me too.
Well you all have inspired me and i started a Blog of my own. I mentioned you in the first post and put a link on for your site. I hope thats OK. If not let me know and I'll remove it. I hope to see you at the training weekend next week. I'll be there on Saturday. thanks. --Mark

Don: said...

Rob and Mark,
Thanks for the comments. I really feel bad that I have not kept my blog up to date. Time is slipping by so fast. I will try and post something in the next two days.
Mark, no problem with linking me to your blog. Glad you are in the game. I am sure you will do a better job at posting than me.
Don

Dr.Rutledge said...

Hi Don,

I hope the 50 miler on Sunday goes well for you.

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