Bret Jardine Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/ Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:07:18 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Wed, Sep 20, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-20-2017.html <p>AM - 3 miles with Finn around the neighborhood. &nbsp;Low light miles this week ahead of a marathon this weekend. &nbsp;Heading to Berlin tomorrow. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Sep 19, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-19-2017.html <p>Early, early wake up call for a flight back to ATL for work and presentations. &nbsp;No running.</p> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Sep 18, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-18-2017.html <p>AM - 5 miles around the golf course and hotel property in Orlando. &nbsp;Humid/high dew point as expected.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 18 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Sep 17, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-17-2017.html <p>No running - busy day and travel to Florida for a conference.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 17 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Sep 16, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-16-2017.html <p>PM - just short of 9 miles with Finn exploring some areas near my house and on the golf course. &nbsp;</p> Sat, 16 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Sep 15, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-15-2017.html <p>AM - 4.25 easy miles with Finn in the neighborhood. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Sep 14, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-14-2017.html <p>PM - I ran well today. &nbsp;Start off planning to run easy if the foot hurt or if I did not feel great - but it all worked out and I ran the last 5 of the 7 total miles at a tempo pace on a hilly course. &nbsp;Good effort.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Sep 13, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-13-2017.html <p>AM - easy run with Finn before work - just under 3 miles. &nbsp;Foot is achy.</p> <p>PM - lunchtime - a little over 3 miles - quick after a 1 mile warm up. &nbsp; Turned my ankle/foot on some Irma debris on the sidewalk - probably a pine cone (grrr). &nbsp;Same foot that was achy this morning.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Sep 12, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-12-2017.html <p>PM - 5.25 miles at lunchtime around the neighborhoods near my office in Sandy Springs. Had to turn around on one street which was blocked by a fallen tree and there was a police car stationed in front of it. &nbsp;Lots of debris and downed trees and branches - but nothing too major to report.</p> Tue, 12 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Sep 11, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-11-2017.html <p>No running today. &nbsp;I was tired early - and had planned to run later in the day - but the weather got a bit ugly - and I did not feel like a treadmill run. &nbsp;Decided to take a day off.</p> Mon, 11 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Sep 10, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-10-2017.html <p>PM - 4.25 miles with Finn - quick.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 10 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Sep 09, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-09-2017.html <p>AM - 5 miles easy back at home.</p> Sat, 09 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Sep 08, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-08-2017.html <p>AM - just under 7.5 miles in Vegas before my flight home.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Sep 07, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-07-2017.html <p>AM - 8.5 miles this morning along some roads near the strip. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Sep 06, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-06-2017.html <p>AM - 7.5 miles in Vegas - on the strip. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Sep 05, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-05-2017.html <p>AM - 3 miles with Finn before work - Business travel this afternoon through the end of the week.</p> <p>PM - 4 more miles on the treadmill at the hotel in Vegas before a reception event.</p> Tue, 05 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Sep 04, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-04-2017.html <p>AM - 5 miles moderate to fast-paced before hitting the road to head back to ATL. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 04 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Sep 03, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-03-2017.html <p>AM - 3.5 miles very easy before church. &nbsp;</p> Sun, 03 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Sep 02, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-02-2017.html <p>AM - around 13 miles with Richie in St. Pete this morning. &nbsp;Super humid of course. &nbsp;Good run though.</p> Sat, 02 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Sep 01, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-09-01-2017.html <p>AM - 4 miles easy.</p> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Aug 31, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-31-2017.html <p>PM - lunchtime 8 x 800 with a 2 min rest on the treadmill. &nbsp;Good effort, felt solid /strong. &nbsp;Ran the first 4 at just under 6 min pace AP 2:58 and then the next two at 2:54 AP and the last 2 at 2:50 and 2:45 respectively. &nbsp;I question the calibration of the treadmill, but it cannot be that far off as I have done a couple of 800&#39;s workouts recently and averaged around 3:05 per rep outdoors.</p> Thu, 31 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Aug 30, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-30-2017.html <p>AM - 5 miles with Finn before work.</p> Wed, 30 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Aug 29, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-29-2017.html <p>PM - 8 miles outdoors at lunchtime. &nbsp;Joined Strava yesterday. &nbsp;Ran too fast today.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Aug 28, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-28-2017.html <p>AM - 3 miles very easy with Finn before work today. &nbsp;Lots on the schedule - likely my only run today.</p> Mon, 28 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Aug 27, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-27-2017.html <p>PM - 18 mile long run on the treadmill. &nbsp;</p> Sun, 27 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Sat, Aug 26, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-26-2017.html <p>AM - 6 very easy miles with Finn and with my friend Dan who is relatively new to running. We went out to the Trail in Forsyth and had a nice chat while we ran.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 26 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Fri, Aug 25, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-25-2017.html <p>AM - 4 miles in the morning after a late night return from SFO.</p> <p>PM - 4 miles after work with Finn.</p> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Thu, Aug 24, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-24-2017.html <p>AM - squeezed in 5 miles in San Francisco early this morning. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Wed, Aug 23, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-23-2017.html <p>AM - 10 miles with Richie in NYC up the trail along the westside - Hudson River and back. &nbsp;Humid. &nbsp;Felt crappy.</p> Wed, 23 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Tue, Aug 22, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-22-2017.html <p>PM - had to travel this afternoon to NYC for business. Met Richie around 6:30 for a run around Central Park and back to the hotel. &nbsp;Harder effort than I had expected. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Mon, Aug 21, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-21-2017.html <p>AM - 3 miles with Finn before work this morning.</p> <p>PM - 4 miles at lunchtime just before the solar eclipse &nbsp;- pretty hot outside - so I kept it short. &nbsp;Legs felt like they had more pop in them from Saturday when they felt leaden. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:00:00 Sun, Aug 20, 2017 http://Bret.fastrunningblog.com/blog-08-20-2017.html <p>Planned day of rest. &nbsp;Felt as if I was in need of a rest day after yesterday&#39;s run.</p> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 06:00:00