Sunday, November 7, 2010

You Call That a Sprint?

Run Day

Time- 45 minutes
Distance- 4.79mi
Intervals- 5min run, 5min sprint, 5min jog

Not a great run today. Not awful, but not great. My first cycle of intervals always feels good, and then it gets harder and harder to get the speed up for the next run and sprint, and then the third cycle feels so much slower than the first. Sprinting is hard. Its also hugely in my head, I know. There's a barrier there for me. I think part of it is still being run shy. I hurt my foot trying to run too fast. It doesn't hurt at all now, but I know in my head I'm thinking about how I might hurt it again. And I'm running much better than I was then. My stride is smoother, cleaner. So it was an ok run.
Also, this was the last really challenging workout of my abbreviated training cycle. Next week starts the taper and seven days from this moment I'll have completed my second triathlon. Yay!

1 comment:

  1. You'll do better with the running when you have time to do a real training cycle, with some time to give yourself off if you start to get sore and not screw your cycle. I suspect a significant drop in time from this tri to the one next season.