Medium Long Run.

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After a less than inspiring 25 Km run around Albert Park Lake on Sunday I took an easy day on Monday undertaking only a short jog.

Tuesday was hill day and today ( Wednesday ) was a medium long run.

TUESDAY:
Ran my usual 2.5 Km warm up and then walked down a short sharp hill.
Tried to ‘ sprint ‘ up and then jog down the other side. U turn and run up again. No stops. Did this 10 times.
Found this very hard and felt sick afterwards.

TODAY: Plan was to run 24kms ( 15 miles ) at three quarter place. Not too hard but by no means a jog.
My thinking on this is that 16 Km would be too short whilst 32 Km for a mid week run would just be too hard.
Maintain a brisk pace over an extended period.That is what I was looking for.

Run today took me 2 hours 15 minutes which is pretty much on plan.
Ran the last Km in 4.58 Km which was a little faster than I would have liked but pleasing to be able to do.

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After the run I was not exactly 100% and felt a bit sick. Probably I was just hungry.The last Km was run at a faster pace than the rest of the run probably made me feel a little off as well. In fact the second last Km was my second fastest.

Heart rate was quite high.

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Weight 64.3 Kgm. Acceptable at this stage.

here is another pic from Saturday’s race. I used this simply as a training run so no great stress.

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