Relentless Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/ Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:39:55 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Thu, Sep 20, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-20-2018.html <p>AM - long walk, weights, abs.&nbsp;</p> <p>afternoon - 9 SugarHouse. Good run on the State course. (Ravenna 309.75)</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Sep 19, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-19-2018.html <p>AM - 7.5 Twix/AC. Short walk and a nice run with the dog and morning practice. &nbsp;Abs. (Peg green 394.5)</p> Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Sep 18, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-18-2018.html <p>AM - Long walk with the dog.&nbsp; Weights and abs.</p> <p>afternoon - 8 Middleton. Out to Middleton and onto a trail. Still felt very hot. And I was tired. (Peg NOP 40.75)</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Sep 17, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-17-2018.html <p>AM - 13.75 Parkway.&nbsp; Short walk and run with Twix.&nbsp; Good long run with the team with a sesh of power running mixed in.&nbsp; Felt pretty good.&nbsp; (Levitate 63.75)</p> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Sat, Sep 15, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-15-2018.html <p>Early up to a meet in Cedar, so no stress about getting something in.</p> Sat, 15 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Sep 14, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-14-2018.html <p>AM - Short&#39;ish walk with Twix and then abs and yoga.&nbsp; Slept in a little instead of running.&nbsp; Just trying to get more sleep and get feeling better.</p> <p>afternoon - 6 Old Man.&nbsp; Ran over to the hill circuit and coached &#39;em up over there.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Thu, Sep 13, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-13-2018.html <p>AM - long walk with Twix, weights, and abs.</p> <p>afternoon - 6 GS.&nbsp; Was feeling okay until the very end and then just exhausted.&nbsp; This cold is just lingering for days.&nbsp; (Peg purple 270.75)</p> Thu, 13 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Sep 12, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-12-2018.html <p>AM - 7.5 Twix/AC.&nbsp; Short walk and good run with Twix and finished it up with AC at practice.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; (Ravenna 300.75)</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Sep 11, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-11-2018.html <p>AM - Long walk with Twix, weights, and abs.&nbsp;</p> <p>afternoon - 7 Sullivan Trail. Pretty dang hot out still.&nbsp; (Levitate 50)</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Sep 10, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-10-2018.html <p>AM - 12.25 Twix/Parkway.&nbsp; Short walk with Twix and a little run.&nbsp; Then practice on the Washington Parkway.&nbsp; Felt pretty decent.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; (Peg NOP 32.75)</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Sat, Sep 08, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-08-2018.html <p>morning - 7.5 SugarHouse. Some running around the park trying to coach &lsquo;em up while the team did a little workout. Felt surprisingly good after all the running around at the meet last night where I left thinking I might not be able to walk today. (Peg purple 264.75)</p> Sat, 08 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Sep 07, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-07-2018.html <p>AM - 7.5 Twix/AC. Short walk and good run with the dog. Practice and yoga. (Peg NOP 20.5)</p> <p>Ran around a lot this afternoon at the meet. Probably run more at this meet than any other. Should have put my watch on; I bet it was 8-10 miles.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Thu, Sep 06, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-06-2018.html <p>AM - long walk, weights, and abs.</p> <p>afternoon - 7 North Desert. From school up to the fire station and desert. (Levitate 43)</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Sep 05, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-05-2018.html <p>AM - 7 Twix/AC. Going to try a double today since there isn&#39;t a workout this afternoon.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; (Peg NOP 13)</p> <p>afternoon - 6 Mall.&nbsp; Ran the mall loop with the Trail to Nowhere with the girls.&nbsp; (Ravenna 293.25)</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Sep 04, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-04-2018.html <p>AM - long walk, weight, and abs.&nbsp;</p> <p>afternoon - 5 BHNP.&nbsp; Got a little in running around and setting up the course.&nbsp; (Levitate 36)</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Sep 03, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-03-2018.html <p>morning - 10.75 Hurricane Rim.&nbsp; Kind of an old man run for me, but I still love getting out on the trails.&nbsp; (Speedgoat 284.75)</p> Mon, 03 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Sat, Sep 01, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-01-2018.html <p>Usual Saturday off for me.&nbsp; Took a lot of naps trying to recover from the run-a-thon.</p> Sat, 01 Sep 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Aug 31, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-31-2018.html <p>AM - 8 Twix/Old Man.&nbsp; Short walk with Twix and then just over 3 miles with her.&nbsp; The short walk seems to make the pain in the achilles so much more bareable.&nbsp; Early practice with a hill circuit session.&nbsp; No hills for me, but had to do too much demonstrating of bounding.&nbsp; It will probably give out a little pain this afternoon.&nbsp; Yoga.&nbsp; (Levitate 31)</p> Fri, 31 Aug 2018 06:00:00 Thu, Aug 30, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-30-2018.html <p>AM - long walk with Twix.&nbsp; Weights and abs.&nbsp; Got a new pair of Peg 34s (these ones weren&#39;t from the Shoe Fairy unfortunately) which means I need to kick out my two oldest shoes from the rotation.&nbsp; Hopefully this can help bring some improvement to the achilles.</p> <p>afternoon - 6 Foremaster.&nbsp; Even though it isn&#39;t 110, it is still pretty warm.&nbsp; This is a tough time of year around here.&nbsp; With school and XC in full swing and not being super hot, my brain thinks it should be fall... 100 degrees is not fall.&nbsp; (Peg NOP 6)</p> Thu, 30 Aug 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Aug 29, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-29-2018.html <p>AM - 7.25 Twix/AC.&nbsp; Short walk and run with Twix.&nbsp; AC with the boys.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; Below 70 this morning... I like that.&nbsp; (Peg green 387)</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Aug 28, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-28-2018.html <p>AM - long walk with Twix.&nbsp; Weights and abs.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>afternoon - 7 River Trail.&nbsp; Good run with the girls.&nbsp; (Levitate 23)</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Aug 27, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-27-2018.html <p>AM 12.75 - Twix/Pioneer.&nbsp; Short walk and run with the dog to loosen up the achilles.&nbsp; Out along Pioneer Parkway for practice with some pickups invovled.&nbsp; Felt decent.&nbsp; Still pretty worn out by the end and really can&#39;t hang on to the top guys much if they pick up the pace.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; (Peg Purple 267.25)&nbsp;</p> Mon, 27 Aug 2018 06:00:00 Sat, Aug 25, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-25-2018.html <p>Ran around a bit today at the meet, but for reals it was a day off.</p> Sat, 25 Aug 2018 06:00:00 Fri, Aug 24, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-24-2018.html <p>AM - 6.5 Twix/AC.&nbsp; Felt okay (which is not a normal foot&#39;s okay, but still...).&nbsp; Twix and I ran a bit and then practice.&nbsp; Ended up with some yoga.&nbsp; Gotta love it.&nbsp; (Ravenna 287.25)</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2018 06:00:00 Thu, Aug 23, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-23-2018.html <p>AM - Long walk with Twix.&nbsp; Weights.&nbsp; Abs.&nbsp; Ready for a good day.</p> <p>afternoon - 8 Shoe Run.&nbsp; Shoe run with an actual shoe.&nbsp; Hit up Marlar for the Freshies and extended with the Level 4&#39;s.&nbsp; (Levitate 16)</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2018 06:00:00 Wed, Aug 22, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-22-2018.html <p>AM - Usually this is a run morning for Twix and I, but a big storm rolled in last night and never left.&nbsp; So nothing with her.&nbsp; Then at practice, we had to run inside, so I just walked for 30mins.&nbsp; I&#39;ll see about running this afternoon a bit as the team does the workout.&nbsp; Wore some new Brooks Levitate that got shipped to my house for some reason - I think I know why, but I&#39;m not sure... whatever, Hooray for free shoes!&nbsp; Abs after.</p> <p>afternoon - 8 PV.&nbsp; Warmed and cooled with the team and ran around a bit as they did their workout jumping into different groups and helping them out a bit.&nbsp; (Levitate 8)</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2018 06:00:00 Tue, Aug 21, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-21-2018.html <p>AM - Longer walk with Twix.&nbsp; Weights (some, because I can&#39;t do much leg stuff since it puts too much strain on my achilles) and abs.</p> <p>afternoon - 6.25 River Trail.&nbsp; Ran with the girls today.&nbsp; Trying to work on keeping the pack together.&nbsp; (Peg Black33 615)</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:00:00 Mon, Aug 20, 2018 http://holt.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-20-2018.html <p>AM - 13.75 Twix/Turkey Farm. Short walk with Twix and a short run. Then up Turkey Farm for 90 with some tempo sessions. The uphill wore me out and also stressed out my achilles. Did pretty good until the last 15 mins when I was officially spent. Abs. (Peg green 379.75)</p> Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:00:00