Running Stats for the Past Three Weeks

I’m now tapering down from the half marathon training as I am on day 108 of 111 (Thanks RunKeeper!). This Saturday is 13.1 miles! This will be only the second time I have gone that far running without stopping.

For The week ending July 6th
Total Miles: 27.5
Time Running: 4:26:12
Average Pace: 9:18 per mile

For The week ending July 13th
Total Miles: 20.6
Time Running: 3:16:03
Average Pace: 9:20 per mile

For The week ending July 20th
Total Miles: 11.6
Time Running: 1:43:09
Average Pace: 8:49 per mile

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The Inferno

I’m going to have to keep an eye out for The Inferno next year. I would sign up for it this year, but I will be recovering from a procedure on my toe that running, swimming and obstacles would be a bad thing to do.

The info for this year looks great!

  • FREE Camping for All Participants!
  • 2 Distances: Half Marathon AND 6 Mile Course

After a successful inaugaural 2013 event, the Inferno is back for the 2014 season! The Inferno is an extreme obstacle course biathlon featuring a distance swim and is now offered in two lengths (13.1 miles or 6 miles). We’ve developed a number of challenging obstacles spread out over a rugged terrain in the scenic backdrop of the Pacific Northwest. You’ll climb hills, haul sandbags, flip tires, climb ropes and walls, traverse monkey bars, and now SWIM your way to the finish line! Come put yourself to the test at The Inferno, designed to push you to you limits!

Looks like fun, hopefully it will be back net year.

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I finally did it


I finally ran a half marathon. I never imagined that I would be able to do this when I first started running. I thought, maybe at most, I would do a 15k, but a half marathon, that’s just crazy go nuts! Well, thanks to my RunKeeper Half Marathon training plan, I have built up my endurance to run a half marathon!

In truth, I was supposed to stop at 13 miles, with the full half marathon is to take place in two weeks. But I had already gone 13 miles, what’s another .1? Besides, now I have a PR to beat when I do finish the training plan.

Seattle Super Spartan is not to be this year..

I received an email from the Spartan Race a few minutes ago that states:

Thank you for pre-registering for the Seattle Spartan Super. It’s been decided not to hold this race in 2014, however, there are still plenty of other Spartan Races taking place across the country this year allowing you to #SpartanUp! Check out another Spartan Race coming to Washington below, including an exclusive discount offer.

The other race the email talks about is the Sprint, which I have already registered to race. Guess I gotta head East to get my Trifecta for 2014.

My Adventures in Obstacle Course Races and Training for them