Tuesday, June 21, 2016

English Ladder


Last week, Meg and I ran the Metric Ladder of 3000, 1500, 800, 400 etc. This week, I joined Paul, Laurie, and Billy for the English version of the same ladder 3200, 1600, 800, and 400.

Just having someone else to chase made my workout faster. Even thou, I was about a straightway behind at the finish of the 3200, I still ran 11:31.

After what seemed like a fast 600 recovery, we headed off on the 1600. Again, I ran it faster than last week with a 5:40. Down the ladder to 800, I ran 2:45 or 5:30 pace. Billy and Paul went out way too hard for me in the 400. They were 70 to 71. I felt pretty good finishing in 80 or 5:20 pace.

All in all, it was another good workout and another Max VO building. I cannot have enough of those workouts.

Huge thanks to Paul, Laurie, and Billy for giving me motivation.

 

The Cool Down Runner

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