Relentless Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/ Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:23:27 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Thu, Nov 15, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-15-2018.html <p>AM - Long walk with Twix and abs.&nbsp; Some aches and pains going on nowadays.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:00:00 Wed, Nov 14, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-14-2018.html <p>AM - 5.75 Twix/AC.&nbsp; Walk with Twix and a run.&nbsp; Then a short practice run.&nbsp; Achilles is on the down side lately.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; (Peg green 440)</p> <p>afternoon - 6 AC.&nbsp; Ran the warm and a bit during the workout and then out past&nbsp;AC for a long cool.&nbsp; (Peg purple 328)</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:00:00 Tue, Nov 13, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-13-2018.html <p>AM - Long walk with Twix and abs.&nbsp; No weights this week.</p> <p>afternoon - 6 Pioneer.&nbsp; Ran with the girls up on the Pioneer Parkway.&nbsp; They had a zesty little pace.&nbsp; (Levitate 139.5)</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 07:00:00 Mon, Nov 12, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-12-2018.html <p>AM - 6.25 Twix/AC.&nbsp; Walk and run with Twix, then shorter morning run for practice.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; (Peg grey 592 - time to retire these shoes)</p> <p>afternoon - 7.25 GS.&nbsp; Through in a few race pace fartleks.&nbsp; Achilles was hurting a lot (probably because of the shoe choixe this morning - I really need probably 2 new pairs and to retire about 3-4 pairs).&nbsp; Thought I was having a better day on the stomach side of things, but issues still acting up on the afternoon run.&nbsp; (Ravenna 373.75)</p> Mon, 12 Nov 2018 07:00:00 Sat, Nov 10, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-10-2018.html <p>morning - 12 Junction. Short walk and then 2 with Twix. Solid run even though I didn&rsquo;t feel smooth. 7:00 out and 6:15 back. (Peg purple)</p> Sat, 10 Nov 2018 07:00:00 Fri, Nov 09, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-09-2018.html <p>AM - 7 DI/AC. Warmed and cooled with girls while they did their workout and joined the boys for their morning run. The event of the morning- a garbage truck fire (what an event). Took the girls up to the NCAA Mountain Region. (Peg NOP 134)</p> Fri, 09 Nov 2018 07:00:00 Thu, Nov 08, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-08-2018.html <p>AM - Long walk and weights.&nbsp; Jumped on the bike for a little again, too.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp;</p> <p>afternoon - 7&nbsp;Foremaster. Good chill run with the boys. (Levitate 133.5)&nbsp;</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2018 07:00:00 Wed, Nov 07, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-07-2018.html <p>AM - 6 Twix/AC.&nbsp; Short walk with Twix and then run and practice.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; I don&#39;t know if I am jacked up or just having a bug that won&#39;t leave me alone, but my stomach doesn&#39;t like me for that last couple weeks.&nbsp; (Peg purple 310)</p> <p>afternoon - 5.5 DI.&nbsp; Warmed and cooled with the team and ran around a little for some encouragement during the workout.&nbsp; (Peg grey 585.75)</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2018 07:00:00 Tue, Nov 06, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-06-2018.html <p>AM - long walk with Twix.&nbsp; Weights and abs.&nbsp; Also rode the spin bike for about 15 mins just &#39;cause it is there.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>afternoon - 6.5 Kick it. Slow and easy... necessary. (Ravenna 366.5)</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2018 07:00:00 Mon, Nov 05, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-05-2018.html <p>AM - 8 Twix/AC.&nbsp; A little more with Twix after a short walk and then practice.&nbsp; Felt mostly better, but still a bit twisted in the stomach.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; (Peg Green 434.25)</p> <p>afternoon - 9 River Trail.&nbsp; Did a short long run with some specific mile paces at certain times.&nbsp; It was a good workout.&nbsp; The last little bit was troublesome on the stomach, so 2450 called.&nbsp; (Peg NOP 126)</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2018 07:00:00 Sat, Nov 03, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-03-2018.html <p>Thought the stomach might be improving after being able to run yesterday, but it is still hanging on and not letting me venture too far.&nbsp; Did do a long walk with Twix in both the morning and evening.</p> Sat, 03 Nov 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Nov 02, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-02-2018.html <p>AM - 6 Twix/AC.&nbsp; Not feeling a lot better, but figured I would give it a run.&nbsp; Short walk with Twix and then a short run and practice.&nbsp; Followed it up with yoga.&nbsp; (Levitate 126.5)</p> <p>afternoon - 8 Parkway.&nbsp; Up the Washington Parkway and through my neighborhood with the team.</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2018 06:00:00 Thu, Nov 01, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-11-01-2018.html <p>AM - Long walk with the dog and weights and abs.</p> <p>afternoon - sick</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Oct 31, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-31-2018.html <p>AM - 6 Twix/AC.&nbsp; Up and moving as usual shot walk with Twix and then a run and with the team.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; Fall may have finally arrived.&nbsp; (Peg purple 304)&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>afternoon - 6 AC.&nbsp; Halloween run to Arctic Circle.&nbsp; Then paced Ry on her 2 mile since she will be gone up to UVU this weekend.&nbsp; She ran well especially for a solo time trial.&nbsp; (Boston 472)</p> Wed, 31 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Oct 30, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-30-2018.html <p>AM - Long walk with Twix, weights, and abs.</p> <p>afternoon - 8 DogTown.&nbsp; Into and around Washington.&nbsp; (Levitate 120.5)</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Oct 29, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-29-2018.html <p>AM - 6 Twix/AC.&nbsp; Short walk and run with Twix.&nbsp; Then practice.&nbsp; Have been working on my cadence again.&nbsp; Hit 170 both Saturday and this morning.&nbsp; I don&#39;t know how people are up at 180+.&nbsp; (Peg green 426.25)</p> <p>afternoon - 7 Old Man.&nbsp; Ran over with the team to do some hill circuits.&nbsp; Ran a little with them here and there and also did a little bit of bounding to help them out, but didn&#39;t want to anger the achilles too much.&nbsp; Then ran back with the boys the long way to get all our minutes.&nbsp; (Peg NOP 117)</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Sat, Oct 27, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-27-2018.html <p>morning - 10 Junction. Good paced run out toward the highway junction. Haven&rsquo;t run out here in awhile. Pace was good, cadence was good, had a little more zip than all week, but achilles wasn&rsquo;t super swell at first. (Peg NOP 110)</p> Sat, 27 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Oct 26, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-26-2018.html <p>AM - 6.75 Twix/AC. Short walk and run with the dog. Usual AC practice route. Followed up by a very necessary batch of yoga. (Levitate 112.5)</p> <p>afternoon - 7 Turkey Farm. Good run with the girls crew. (Ravenna 360)</p> Fri, 26 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Thu, Oct 25, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-25-2018.html <p>AM - long walk with Twix.&nbsp; Weights and abs.</p> <p>afternoon - 8 Fields. Looked down the River Trail and through the Fields back to school. Had to try and throw Cooper into a ditch; it was good times. (Peg purple 298)</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Oct 24, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-24-2018.html <p>AM - 6 Twix/AC.&nbsp; Short walk with Twix and then a few miles with her and then the team at practice.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; (Levitate 105.75)</p> <p>afternoon - 4 warm/cool.&nbsp; Just ran around a little bit with the team on their warm and cool.&nbsp; They did a great job on their workout today.&nbsp; If we can kick the sickness good things are out there.&nbsp; (Peg green 420.25)</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Oct 23, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-23-2018.html <p>AM - long walk with Twix and weights.&nbsp; Abs.</p> <p>afternoon - 7.5 Foremaster.&nbsp; Not a bad run.&nbsp; Still a bit tired and worn down.&nbsp; (Peg NOP 110)</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Oct 22, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-22-2018.html <p>AM - 5.75 Twix/Halls.&nbsp; Short walk with Twix and then a little run as I watched the storm roll in.&nbsp; Got to practice just in time for the storm to hit - lots of lightening and rain.&nbsp; So, we had to run in the halls.&nbsp; I usually don&#39;t run in the halls with the team, but joined them today.&nbsp; Abs after.&nbsp; (Peg blue 637.5)</p> <p>afternoon - 10.5 Sand Hill.&nbsp; Drove over to the desert and ran Sand Hill for the first time since the summer.&nbsp; The sand was in great condition because of the plethera of rain today.&nbsp; This plus the great shape the kids are in led to some amazing times.&nbsp; I was a ways back and still hit a 9:40 up and 5:30 down.&nbsp; Julien went 7:30 up and Jess went 10:40 up!&nbsp; Crazy fast stuff.&nbsp; Cooled by heading up City Wells and then across Dino Tracks; I was trashed.&nbsp; (Ravenna 353)</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Sat, Oct 20, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-20-2018.html <p>afternoon - 10 Black Ridge.&nbsp; I&#39;ve always wondered about this trail off the freeway going up the Black Ridge, and last week Decker mentioned it as well.&nbsp; So, today I went up there and went exploring.&nbsp; The trail isn&#39;t too bad in most places and is very runnable.&nbsp; A couple places the lava is pretty tough, but very limited areas.&nbsp; Really enjoyed the run and saw some cool stuff - some pretty blue birds that had a wierd call I&#39;d never heard, a huge trantula as large as my hand, and an enormous gopher snake with beautiful golden color and brown markings (it was over 5 feet long!).&nbsp; Toward the end of the run I was feeling pretty blah, but I enjoyed the run and the new trail.&nbsp; (Peg green 416.25)</p> Sat, 20 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Oct 19, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-19-2018.html <p>AM - long walk with Twix.</p> <p>afternoon - 8.75 River Trail.&nbsp; We got supremely pranked today by Christian Allen of Weber St. He said he was a new kid moving into our school and we were pretty stoked about what that might do for us heading into Nike.&nbsp; But a little into the run, some of the team (Ry, Jess, Jose) thought he looked exactly like Carson&#39;s friend from Weber.&nbsp; I put those pieces together with the fact that he didn&#39;t answer me when I called his name earlier and we decided it was a prank.&nbsp; But he had the top guys going through the whole run.&nbsp; It was pretty good stuff.&nbsp; When we finished and he was telling the guys, I heard him say he went to Copper Hills, his name came right back to me and I totally remembered him.&nbsp; I&#39;m still laughing about it.&nbsp; (Peg Purple 290)</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Thu, Oct 18, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-18-2018.html <p>AM - Long walk with Twix after getting home from a very succesful state championships.&nbsp; Boys 1st, girls 2nd.&nbsp; Both teams 5th overall in the Utah merge.</p> <p>afternoon - 8 Green Springs.&nbsp; Group was kind fractured all over the place today.&nbsp; My group wasn&#39;t pushing as hard as some, and I&#39;m pretty sure it was me that was holding them back.&nbsp; (Peg NOP 92.5)</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Oct 17, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-17-2018.html <p>morning - 7 Sandy. 45 mins with TraVis up he paved trail by Jordan. Then added about 20 with the team around the mall. Pace was easy, convo was good, and weather was a little cool. (Peg NOP 84.5)</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Oct 16, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-16-2018.html <p>AM - 6.25 Twix/AC.&nbsp; Short walk and decent run with the dog.&nbsp; Shorter run for practice this morning.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; I shouldn&#39;t have said that my achilles was improving, because it is wretched today.&nbsp; Took nearly 4 miles to warm up and still hurts.&nbsp; (Ravenna 642.5)</p> <p>evening - 3.5 SLC. Some grass loops at the park near the hotel. (Peg NOP 77.5)</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Oct 15, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-15-2018.html <p>AM - 7.75 Twix/PV.&nbsp; Short walk and a little run with the dog.&nbsp; Then a short interval workout at practice.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; (Levitate 99.75)</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 06:00:00