Bret Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/ Tue, 22 Oct 2019 11:17:02 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Fri, Oct 18, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-18-2019.html <p>AM - just under 6.5 miles ina humid / misty morning run before sunrise in Victoria Park Hong Kong. &nbsp;Mid morning and early afternoon meeting and then I head home. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Thu, Oct 17, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-17-2019.html <p>AM - Hong Kong time - skipped Wednesday in flight - 4.5 mile shake out in Victoria Park before a couple of days of business meetings. &nbsp;Quite jet lagged. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Tue, Oct 15, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-15-2019.html <p>AM - 3.25 miles with Finn before a long work day and travel to Hong Kong.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Mon, Oct 14, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-14-2019.html <p>No running but a 1.5 mile walk with Finn before work</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Sun, Oct 13, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-13-2019.html <p>PM - rainy afternoon- so I did my long run on the treadmill- 18 miles. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Sun, 13 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Sat, Oct 12, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-12-2019.html <p>PM - 6 miles with Finn just before dinner time. &nbsp;I was thinking about not running today - but couldn&#39;t do it.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 12 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Fri, Oct 11, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-11-2019.html <p>AM - very easy active recovery effort with Finn. Cool enough to see my breath - finally fall. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Thu, Oct 10, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-10-2019.html <p>PM - treadmill tempo- 6.5 miles at 6:43 pace after a 1.5 mile warmup and then followed by a short cool down. &nbsp; Good workout.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Wed, Oct 09, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-09-2019.html <p>AM - 3.1 miles with Finn before work. Supposed to travel to Tampa later today- but it may get canceled.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Tue, Oct 08, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-08-2019.html <p>AM - 5 miles easy with Finn before work.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Mon, Oct 07, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-07-2019.html <p>AM - 1.5 mile walk wiht Finn before work. &nbsp;Planned day of rest/no running.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Sun, Oct 06, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-06-2019.html <p>PM - 17 miles on the treadmill. &nbsp;First 10 miles at long run pace ~ 8:40 pace then 4 miles at MP which was around 7 min pace then 2 miles at 10k pace around 6:40 pace and a 1 mile cool down. &nbsp;Good effort.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 06 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Sat, Oct 05, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-05-2019.html <p>AM - 6 miles with Finn back home.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 05 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Fri, Oct 04, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-04-2019.html <p>AM - last day in Vegas - 5.75 miles. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Thu, Oct 03, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-03-2019.html <p>AM - 5.75 miles in Las Vegas (here again for another business conference). &nbsp;</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Wed, Oct 02, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-02-2019.html <p>AM - in Chicago for business. &nbsp;Went out this morning and attempted to do a workout on the roads - 800&#39;s. &nbsp; Rainy and windy. &nbsp;Did 6 x 800 with a 400 rest. &nbsp;As best I could estimate, I hit most of them at 3:02 to 3:06 but not too sure on the last one which got delayed because of an stoplight/intersection. &nbsp;Pleased with the effort and that I was able to &nbsp;get a workout in. &nbsp;Last few weeks have been tough with lots of travel and achy foot issues and a crazy cervical/neck issue. &nbsp;Hope things start to improve here from this point forward.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Tue, Oct 01, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-10-01-2019.html <p>AM - 4.5 miles with Finn and Dan very early before work and another business trip this afternoon. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2019 06:00:00 Mon, Sep 30, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-30-2019.html <p>AM - 4.25 miles easy with Finn before a day trip to Arkansas for business. &nbsp;Another busy travel week ahead. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2019 06:00:00 Sun, Sep 29, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-29-2019.html <p>PM - 5k with Finn - so as to not take a zero. Ran a bit quickly. &nbsp;</p> Sun, 29 Sep 2019 06:00:00 Sat, Sep 28, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-28-2019.html <p>AM - 7 miles with Finn before sunrise on a warm and humid morning. &nbsp;Neck issue is about 80% resolved.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 28 Sep 2019 06:00:00 Fri, Sep 27, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-27-2019.html <p>AM - 5 miles in Vegas before finishing up the conference and heading home.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2019 06:00:00 Thu, Sep 26, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-26-2019.html <p>AM - 5.25 miles in Vegas before sunrise. &nbsp;Neck finally felt stable enough for a run. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2019 06:00:00 Wed, Sep 25, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-25-2019.html <p>2 mile walk before travel to Vegas for a business conference.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2019 06:00:00 Tue, Sep 24, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-24-2019.html <p>AM&nbsp;- 2 miles of walking with Finn and then some yoga. &nbsp; Neck was excruciating - did not sleep well, and literally could not run without pain. &nbsp;Chiropractic appt this morning.</p> <p>PM - lunchtime - did 7.5 miles on the elliptical at decent HR - equivalent to an easy run. &nbsp; Chiro did an adjustment to my neck - will be seeing him for several days over the few weeks...Neck improved a bit after the adjustment. &nbsp;Feeling pretty banged up.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2019 06:00:00 Mon, Sep 23, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-23-2019.html <p>Rode the Peloton bike after walking a mile or so with Finn outside. &nbsp;Did a mile on the treadmill of walking at a 12% grade - neck hurts and foot was achy too. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2019 06:00:00 Sun, Sep 22, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-22-2019.html <p>Planned day of rest from running. &nbsp;</p> <p>Did 12.5 miles of low impact riding on the Peloton bike. &nbsp; Did something to my neck, no trauma that I can recall, but it really is stiff and is getting increasingly worse.</p> Sun, 22 Sep 2019 06:00:00 Sat, Sep 21, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-21-2019.html <p>AM - 15.25 miles in London. &nbsp;From my hotel around Hyde Park, in front of Buckingham Palace, down the Mall, across Westminster Bridge (Big Ben in scaffolds) along the River Thames, across Tower Bridge and back around. &nbsp; Really nice weather beautiful day before grabbing breakfast and heading to the airport for home. &nbsp;</p> Sat, 21 Sep 2019 06:00:00 Fri, Sep 20, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-20-2019.html <p>AM - 4.5 miles around Hyde Park in London before a day of business meetings. &nbsp;Did not feel all that great today. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2019 06:00:00 Thu, Sep 19, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-19-2019.html <p>PM - 3.5 miles in London shortly after I arrived and before meetings and dinner. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2019 06:00:00 Wed, Sep 18, 2019 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-18-2019.html <p>AM - 3.5 miles with Finn - very easy before work - and travel late this evening to the UK.</p> <p>PM - lunchtime treadmill workout. &nbsp;Cruise intervals 5 x 2000 at tempo with a 1 min rest. &nbsp;Felt strong at the beginning of this workout - as I have been sort of resting and not running too intensely due to the somewhat fickle left foot pain/injury. &nbsp;Good workout.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2019 06:00:00