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June 2018

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Location:

Columbus,IN,United States

Member Since:

Jan 01, 2016

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Other

Running Accomplishments:

5K - 23:39:1 / Abby Brinkman 5K 2016

8K - 41:49.9 / Turkey Trot 8K 2018

10K - 50:58.2 / Rock N Ready 10K Run 2016

Half-marathon - 01:56:07 / Hilly Half of Brown County 2016

Marathon - 4:08:10 / Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 2016

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 17.20 Month: 126.52 Year: 482.27
Asics Gel-Nimbus Lifetime Miles: 360.18
Brooks Ghost 11 Lifetime Miles: 334.25
Brooks Ghost 11 (2nd Pair) Lifetime Miles: 582.22
Brooks Ghost 11 (3rd Pair) Lifetime Miles: 47.04
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
17.620.0017.62
Asics Gel-Nimbus Miles: 17.62
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
5.540.005.54

Workout: Just run

Overall Average Pace: 10:23

Conditions:

  • 72°
  • Wind WNW 13 mph

Splits:

  • 1 mi - 11:02 / 2 mi - 10:17 / 3 mi - 10:33 / 4mi - 10:29 / 5 mi - 9:43 / 5:54mi - 10:03

Thoughts:

  • This was the first run since the beginning of April that I did not experience severe foot pain.
  • My heel seems to have recovered. The extensor tendinitis is a dull pain, but not significant. Perhaps I am finally on the mend.
  • I visit the doctor once more on Friday. I am hoping that I will no longer require the boot at bedtime.

Cross Training:

  • 49 mile bike ride

Asics Gel-Nimbus Miles: 5.54
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
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Cross Training:

  • 15 mile bike ride
  • 30 minutes of weight training

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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
4.560.004.56

Workout: Run

Overall Average Pace: 10:34

Conditions:

  • 59°
  • Wind 3 mph
  • Humidity 65%

Splits:

  • 1 mi - 11:14 / 2 mi - 10:22 / 3 mi - 10:42 / 4 mi - 9:54 / 4.56 mi - 9:40

Thoughts:

  • This was a difficult run. My entire body felt weighted down with each running stride. My pacing was difficult to maintain. It was evident today that my consistent spinning failed to keep my fitness level at peak performance.
  • I experienced little extensor tendonitis strain. My heel pain was noticeable, but not alarming.
  • I am scheduled to run my first half marathon on Sunday, She Power Half. I am conflicted. I switched my bib to the virtual race last week, but I'd really like to participate in the event. I know that my foot could not tolerate an entire run of that length. I could walk it with relative ease. I might be able to walk/run it, but I'll admit I might risk further injury.

​Cross Training:

  • 50 minutes spinning
  • 30 minutes weight training

Asics Gel-Nimbus Miles: 4.56
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
1.500.001.50

Workout: 6 mile easy

Overall Average Pace: 11:33

Conditions:

  • 62°
  • WSW 5 mph
  • Humidity 65%

Splits:

  • 1 mi - 11:34 / 1.5 mi - 11:28

Thoughts:

  • Today I attempted to start the training for my Mill Race Marathon event. It was a complete bust.
  • The top of my foot hurt so badly, I could hardly run. I changed my shoes as an attempt to see if this would make a difference. It did not.
  • I see the doctor tomorrow. He'll tell me again that I can not run for several more weeks. I just need to admit the sad truth that running in 2018 is an off-year. It's time to let my body heal and rest.

Cross Training:

  • 50 minutes of spinning
  • 30 minutes weight training
  • 25 mile bike ride

Asics Gel-Nimbus Miles: 1.50
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Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance
6.020.006.02

Workout: 6 mile easy

Overall Average Pace: 10:40

Conditions:

  • 70°
  • Wind SSW 6 mph
  • Humidity 63%

Splits:

  • 1 mi - 11:48 / 2 mi - 10:47 / 3 mi - 11:00 / 4 mi - 11:01 / 5 mi - 10:10 / 6:02 mi - 9:10

Thoughts:

  • This morning, I took Advil and Tynenol prior to the run. It helped a lot!
  • I kept my strides very close to the ground, similar to speed walking. This really relieved the stretching of the tendons at the top of my foot.
  • My doctor submitted an order for x-rays. I am not to run for 10 days, but I can ride my bike.
  • I am trying to be a good patient, but I am ready to get back to consistent running. I'm crabby with just about everything that crosses my path - myself, the family, the dog, my shoes, the weather, nature. The list goes on and on. I find myself apoligizing continuously.

 

Asics Gel-Nimbus Miles: 6.02
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Asics Gel-Nimbus Miles: 17.62
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