monday - 8 easy
tuesday - rest
wednesday - workout (2 x 4 mile tempo) 11 total
thursday - 10 easy
friday - 11 with 10 x 200m hills thrown in the middle
saturday - 20
Total: 80 miles
This week was rounded out with double long runs. My buddies, Josh and Dave, were headed to Sammamish River Trail for 20 miles easy. I wanted some flat miles, change of scenery and time to hang out with friends I don't often see. The downside was they were going on Saturday afternoon. Which gave me two quality workouts back to back. I asked my coach what he thought and he said: ice bath on Friday, ice bath on Saturday. Recovery is key. Sooo... I think that means, oy vey, fine go for it if you're smart about it.
We ran it a little fast, (7:25s), but it was pancake flat and talking was easy. So maybe it's just that Seattle hills skew my pace-perception. It was a beautiful day, 65 and sunny. Great company, and a good shake up to my routine.
|sammamish river trail, photo credit|
|taking a tip from these bebe bunnies: recover|
|only thing missing are tiny bunny pals...|
Owen and I dyed eggs tonight. A little late but, hey, it's still Easter. For Easter dinner we enjoyed oysters and wine that we'd picked up at the Farmers Market.
|wine and oysters from washington state|
|nothing like shucking your own oysters...tastes like summer|
|made it just in time!|