"There's only one hard and fast rule in running: sometimes you have to run one hard and fast."

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Brief Update

I'm months behind where I expected to be in my training. I threw out my back and, for once, it did not heal quickly (so this is what getting old is like). This is my second week back and I'm running almost a minute per mile faster than I did last week; the rapid improvement in the early weeks is always fun. The plan is to do 6-8 weeks of just endurance work with two days of slow hill repeats before doing any real hard training. I was planning on racing through the spring, but now late May at the earliest and July at the latest seems to be when it'll happen.

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