Intervals this morning . . . 8x 600m with 400m recovery in between. Felt pretty chuffed to complete the set today as I flaked out of two reps last week, but J.C my face was literally hotter than the sun. I had to hang out with this swan for 10 minutes until I cooled down and the feeling I was going to pass out subsided! Bring on tomorrow's rest day!
Y la super heroína @blanqui_88 paro el crono en 1h42’ y supero su MMP. Ejemplo de constancia, esfuerzo y sacrificio constante. Es un orgullo tenerte en esta familia señorita. Enhorabuena 😘. #mediamaratonmalaga
"When things go well, you are the king. When they don’t, you’ll find out, that you are... just human. And that it is human to fail." (runeller) . . . It is not a big effort to run a marathon in 3 hours, but it is to run it in 5 hours. I always thought how the runners feel who are running the marathon for so long. I never thought I could have a similar experience, until I did yesterday. Always, when I raced in not 100% conditions, I told to myself, „you will make this, even if you should walk to the finish line.“ I arrived from Cambodia with something in my tum, stomach and intestines cramps started to worry me. I even had a higher temperature. One day before the marathon it improved, and I was somehow ready to start. Start. Not feeling well, on the 5 kilometer I must visit the toilet the first time. I start walking on the kilometer 10. Around this time, I decide to give up after the half-marathon. And there it is, the crucial moment, two boards, half-marathon left, marathon right. Guess what. I turn right and keep running. Who will explain me why, gets a kiss on the bow. Kilometer 23, toilet again… KM 30, sun gets up to grill us (at this time I should be already long in finish)… KM 36, I give up and decide to not run any single meter more, thinking about the “walk to the finish part“. Ok, KM 38, I start running again. I never thought I will run a marathon in 5 hours, maybe in many years. Learning lessons? Maybe two: ❗️I won’t run any more marathons in Asia, that weather simply does not fit. ❗️There is nothing bad on giving up, it’s only human. Next time. To find one positive part on this story? My 17 marathon and always made it to the finish line. Even if walking this time. One more? Plenty of time to take pictures. :) . . . #runeller#runningman#iruntheworld#slovakman#worldrunning#worldrunner#ironman#trilife#instabezci#instarunner#marathonmaniacs#marathon#finishermedal#marinabaysands#marinabay#exploringasia#42195
Thank you Mr Photographer 📸 FB: MengChan . . I enjoying the run for the first half and maintaining my pace.. Until KM25 both of my legs & stomach starting to cramp.. . . Drama started.. 1- To DNF 2- To give up 3- Walking with limp 4- Mentally tortured 5- Exhausted 6- The heat . . With minimal strength and support from fellow runners.. I decided to finish this run.. And I did it.. 👏🏽 . . . Lesson that I learned: Never Underestimate & Don’t Give up! . . . To repeat: Maybe YES 😂🤣😂 . . . #fatherlife#fatherlifestyle#singlefatherlife#singlefatherlifestyle#run#runner#marathoner#scsm2018#scsm #standardcharteredsingaporemarathon #standardcharteredsingaporemarathon2018
Bib No: D6011 Rank 6198 of 9388 Marathoners Official time: 06:21:26 I must say this is the toughest long distance run I ever have as I wasn't able to have enough preparation for this due to my recent injury and ofourse the race route and hot weather in Singapore, but then again, thankful enough that I finished still beyond the cut-off and injury didn't worsen. Off season begins... Bye for now. #iamamvnr#trdose#proudtrd#runner#runnersofinstagram#marathoner#scsm2018#igers
Mon 12/10 Log - post strength sesh 4 miler. Taking a brief break from focusing on heart rate. Just how the body feels as I get closer and closer to full recovery. So far doing well with the shorter runs. Quads are still tight but nothing a good massage/stretch can’t fix. The true test will be in the longer runs as the week unfolds. Feeling better however with each day! How’s your training going? Happy Monday friends! #phoenixmarathon2019#mondaymotivation
Late night grind tonight... I'll admit, the thought of doing a 56 mile ride after swimming 1.2 miles, and before running a half marathon is a little daunting for me. I'll get there, but it's going to mean some long hours in the saddle during the next several months. Things went pretty well for my hour ride tonight. I was focused...focused on snacks. 🌮🍕🍔 #nevermissamonday#youcandomore
There is this part of me that really wants to race more often. And then there is this other part of me that likes having few races on the book. 2018 was a year of few races. 4 to be exact. 3 half marathons and 1 full marathon. Apparently, 2018 was the year of the half marathon! I forgot I had written my goal time down back in January and I discovered it when I dusted off the running journal that I did not open one time the entire year! 😂😂... that goal was not met! 😂😂😂 The goal was to break 1:25. I started 2018 with a half marathon PR of 1:27:56. My first half was in Feb. at @runsurfcityusa . It was my first time racing that event, even though its been around for decades and close to my home. Flat course… one tiny incline… the majority of the run down Pacific Coast Highway. The weather was not a factor (60s), it was sunny and a touch humid but nothing crazy. Finished in 1:26:13. Over a minute PR. Not the 1:25 I was aiming for, but close. I was happy. I knew where I needed to improve… mentally I just became complacent and stopped reacting during the race. My next half was in March. @tustinhangarhalf is a small event, substantially smaller than Surf City. It’s the course I ran 1:27 the previous year. Again, a flat course. I think the elevation gain and loss was like 55. Surf City was like 10. Tustin has very few spectators. It had rained the night before and the ground was still saturated but the weather was perfect in the 50s/60s. I was thrilled to run a 1:25:28. Nearly a minute PR from one month prior. With it being a very small event, I told myself that I might have to race the boys. I had a couple women with me the first mile but then I settled in and ran nearly the whole time by myself. I had a couple guys in eye sight and I tied my invisible rope to their back and focused on pulling them in. I caught them both the last mile. I was happy. Mentally I was more “in it” then the previous half. RnR SD was kinda a last minute addition. I