Friday, August 06, 2010

Tempo Tuesday Friday

Happy Friday!!!

Well, it doesn't quite have the same ring as Tempo Tuesday, but today was the day for my re-scheduled tempo run. I was up and running at 5:30, treated to a glorious 15C (59F) with no humidity! What a great feeling to actually have a slight chill at the start.

My legs felt tired, which I expected since this was my fourth consecutive day running. Tuesdays definitely work better after my rest day on Monday, but I did what I had to do this week and I made it through. (Despite almost talking myself out of it several times before I started!)

3K warm-up @ 18:35

Target Tempo Pace - 5:00/KM or faster

5:00
4:56
5:00
4:55
4:58
5:00
4:52
4:53

Average tempo pace - 4:57/KM (7:58/mi).

Done!

That's four days of running before work this week. I don't know about you, but I'm sleeping in until at least 10 9 8 7 tomorrow!

Have a great weekend!!

36 comments:

ajh said...

You are inspiring.

Aneta said...

happy weekend marlene!

Johann said...

That's great running during the week. I run Tuesday to Sunday and only in the mornings. This Monday we have a public holiday so I get to catch up on sleep!

TNTcoach Ken said...

Great job Sleeping Beauty! I too ran in the cooler temps and it was amazing......

Jocelyn said...

Great job with your tempo run girl!! Hopefully you will spell wonderfully tonight :D

Lily on the Road said...

Have a GREAT weekend!!

P said...

Fantastic job hitting your splits - I love it when that happens!!

Katie A. said...

Very impressed with your workouts before work - I just cannot do it! Have a great Friday!!!

Denise said...

how crazy is it that "sleeping in" is until 7am?? if things keep going like this when i'm old i'll probably be getting up at 3am!

Jamie said...

another great tempo run! enjoy sleeping in :)

Mark said...

Wow!! Great tempo run and running week...enjoy sleeping late!:)

Runners Fuel said...

Good Job! Usually when I've been getting up early, it's hard for me to sleep in when I get the chance. I hope you don't have that problem!

Runners Fuel said...

Good Job! Usually when I've been getting up early, it's hard for me to sleep in when I get the chance. I hope you don't have that problem!

Sarah said...

Great job!

Leah B. said...
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Leah B. said...

Great run this morning! I'm so jealous of 59 degrees! I'm ready for cool fall running weather. Harppy weekend!

ShutUpandRun said...

Nice speedy tempo for your per usual!

Jill said...

Excellent tempo - yay! Happy sleeping in until 7 tomrorow :).

Julianne said...

Better late than never! Great job getting it done!

aron said...

NAILED it! nice job :) have a great weekend!

Lisa said...

Hahahaha - sleeping in until 7 is something I can relate to!

Emz said...

I'm with Ajh.

Fabulous.

B.o.B. said...

LOL! Your sleeping in looks much like mine. Even when I try to sleep in I wake up at the butt crack. Great job on the tempo!

Nicole @ "Haute Runner" said...

You are ridiculous!! Great job!

Maureen said...

Hahah I love the crossed out count down...so true that's how I feel. I really wish I could get up early and workout. Way to go on the Tempo!

Kat Moving Forward said...

Ahhhh! You've inspired me, I'm going to start doing morning runs, on non work days at least.

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destination262 said...

Enjoy your sleeping in tomorrow! I bet 7 feels super late compared to your 3:30 runs! :) And WTG on all the runs. That is rocking!

livelaughloveandrun said...

Geez!!! You are smoking fast!!! Good job!!

Amy said...

Wow! Good job getting those early runs in before work! Enjoy your "sleep in" and have a great weekend!

J said...

WELL DONE on the tempo after 4 days of running!! Hope you have fun at the ultra! Have a good weekend!

lindsay said...

i bet you still got up at 5 ;) jk, i hope you "slept in"!

MCM Mama said...

Great job! I'm so impressed at how early you get up and how fast you are.

runnernic.com said...

you must go to bed at like 8pm to wake up so early everyday! :) great job on the TT on F! :)

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