A couple of belters in here:
Mon - 2.0km up, 12km threshold run 40:00 (3:20’s), 2.0km down. All up 16.0km
Tue am – Claregalway 9.5km recovery run 35:22 (3:43's)
Tue pm - Tuam AC easy run 7.2km
Wed - 2.0km up, 12km threshold run 39:58 (3:20’s), 2.0km down. All up 16.0km
Thu am – Claregalway 9.5km easy run 37:55 (3:59's)
Thu pm - Mayo AC easy run 7.9km
Fri - Treadmill 10.0km recovery run 37:08 (3:43's)
Sat - Rest
Sun – New York Central Park 18.2km easy run 1:11:33 (3:56's)
Total for week 94.3km
Well the 2 outdoor threshold runs were as good as I’ve done. A nice hard effort and ticking along feeling good at 3:20 pace. The Thursday one in particular was great – into a headwind the first 6km and then turned and was averaging around 3:18 pace for the last 6km.
I traveled to New York on Saturday so no run. I ventured out to Central Park on Sunday just to blow the cobwebs off and felt like Dustin Hoffman in Marathon Man. A great place for running – cool conditions, not much breeze and plenty to look at. It reminded me a lot of the Bay Run in Sydney – but maybe better.