Another week in the bank:
Mon - Treadmill 10.0km recovery run 37:55 (3:48's)
Tue am - 3.6km up, strides then 12 x 400m off 60 secs, 3.0km down. All up 13.3kms
Tue pm - Tuam AC easy 2.1kms
Wed - Claregalway 14.8km recovery run 57:39 (3:54''s)
Thu am - 2km up, 8.0km threshold run 28:30 (3:34's), 4.0km down. All up 14.0kms
Thu pm - Mayo AC 1.6km easy
Fri - Claregalway 9.5km recovery run 37:38 (3:58''s)
Sat - Claregalway 7.6kms east run 33:15 (4:23's)
Sun - Breaffy 10km 1st in 32:43 (3:16's). All up 17.3kms
Total for week 90.2kms
My first track session of the year on Tuesday. I eased in with some 400's off a 60 second recovery. Perfect conditions and averaged 66.2 for the set which wasn't too shabby. The downside was that my legs were in bits for the next few days. Hence only a short threshold run on Thursday. Anyway good to do some speed stuff and I'll be doing a few more sessions like this over the next few weeks.
On Sunday I ran in Breaffy. I took it out fairly quick and was never challenged. I went through 5km in 16 minutes and then hit the tough part of the course and had nothing. Struggled home and was disappointed with my time but I think it was one of those days were all times were a bit off. Maybe it was the heat as it must have been close to 18 degrees. Yes you read that correctly. I thought I was in 32 shape but that will have to wait for another day. An enjoyable day nonetheless and I feel like I'm heading in the right direction.
Here's a photo of me in action (courtesy of Mayo AC):