Training Ride – May 19, 2020

Today I (Melinda) got out for a mountain bike ride instead of a run. I’m in a place of frustration in the last week. It started last Tuesday after my morning run. I was doing my post run stretching and noticed both my Achilles tendons felt sore. The rest of the day they were both really sore. I was able to get help from my accupuncture practictioner the following Thursday and also was able to get Doug to massage my…

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Training Run – May 17, 2020

Today’s run was cut short of our goal of 20 miles. Melinda has been battling achilles tendon pain (which has gotten less!) and also what feels like a pinched nerve or something out of place. Today it was the worst it has been and at 12 miles she decided to call it a day. Doug also didn’t have the greatest of runs due to the pain behind a knee that he experienced most of the run. We collectively decided to…

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Training Runs – May 16, 2020

Today we ran twice and separately due to Melinda’s needing keep the route relatively flat as she works through Achilles issues. What a beautiful day to be outside! On our afternoon run our daughter came along. The run was 5 miles and she did really well. I’m so proud of her! Today’s run stats: Morning Run: Melinda’s Distance: 12 miles Doug’s Distance: 12.11 miles Melinda’s Time: 1:56:54 Doug’s Time: 2:09:31 Melinda’s Elevation Gain: 548 feet Doug’s Elevation Gain: 1,565 feet…

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Training Run – May 15, 2020

Today we went out on separate training runs due to Mel’s achilles pain and need to run flatter terrain. The stats below are from Mel’s run. The achilles was pretty good on the first 5 miles, then it became bothersome. Today’s run stats: Distance: 10.06 miles Time: 1:55:33 Elevation Gain: 591 feet Average Pace: 11:29/mile Photos from the Run

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Training Run – May 14, 2020

On today’s run it was evident within the first mile that Mel’s achilles tendon on both ankles was not happy and that she would need to run flats and pavement 🙁 Nevertheless she persevered and still got her mileage in for the day! Today’s run stats: Distance: 10 miles Time: 1:43:43 Elevation Gain: 417 feet Average Pace: 10:22 Photo of the Run

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Training Run – May 13, 2020

On today’s run Melinda’s achilles tendon on the right leg was bothering her which slowed her down on the uphills. Other than that we felt good and had a great run. Today’s run stats: Distance: 10.00 miles Time: 1:54:40 Elevation Gain: 1,050 feet Average Pace: 11:28/mile Distance run in the last 7 days: 71.4 miles Photos from the Run

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May 12 – Training Run

Today we got our run in before work this morning. It was really great to get it done before the day started! Today’s run stats: Distance: 10 miles Time: 1:38:34 Elevation Gain: 1,030 feet Average Pace: 9:51/mile Distance run in the last 7 days: 71.1 miles Photos from the Run

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May 11 – Hypoxic Training Run

Today we out in the morning to do our hypoxic training run. Later in the day we decided not to do anymore running and headed to bed early to recover from the bigger weekend. Today’s run stats: Distance: 3.18 miles Time: 32:08 Elevation Gain: 108 feet Average Pace: 10:06/mile  

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May 10 – Training Run

Today we got out early to beat the heat for our long run. There was a lot more elevation gain on today’s run and we were tired afterwards. It was a good workout. Today’s run stats: Distance: 15.43 miles Time: 3:59:26 Elevation Gain: 2,205 feet Average Pace: 15:31/mile Distance run in the last 7 days: 79.5 miles Photos from the Run

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May 9 – Training Activities

Today we did a little bit of everything for our training; 2 runs a mountain bike ride and a hike. It was definitely a full day. Today’s stats: Morning Run Distance: 7.1 miles Time: 1:03:28 Elevation Gain: 682 feet Average Pace: 10:18/mile Afternoon Ride Distance: 7.1 miles Time: 1:14:05 Elevation Gain: 417 feet Average Pace: 5.1 mph Afternoon Hike Distance: 1.97 miles Time: 1:08:02 Elevation Gain: 210 feet Average Pace: 34:31/mile Evening Run Distance: 7.11 miles Time: 1:18:01 Elevation Gain:…

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