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Re: hakko's running log

Postby hakko » Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:49 pm

5 km morning jog

12 km transport jog
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Re: hakko's running log

Postby hakko » Fri Jul 04, 2014 6:36 pm

Thu: just a few intervals, considering a race on Saturday. 3 x (800m + 400m + 200m). 60 sec rest, 120 sec set rest. 10 km total with extra jog

Fri: We went out to Fornstigen for a summery trail run. Maybe we focused a little bit too much on having great company, or at least we got lost much more than I did on my own this past Tuesday. I really enjoyed it though, a happy day out in the country-side! 18 km.
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Re: hakko's running log

Postby hakko » Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:03 pm

Magnus Ladulåsloppet 10 km race! +25C, sunny, almost 80 km so far this week. Clearly, this race was just for training - my only preparation was running fewer intervals than usual two days ago.

It wasn't a classic flat road race, but rather a mix of maybe 3 km concrete, 4 km gravel road, 3 km trail. I think this should fit me well.

I placed myself behind a runner from Spårvägen (fastest club in town) and started slightly slower than the rest to get an idea of how the race would turn out. I watched the Spårvägen singlet disappear quickly, but decided to hang on to the guy in 2nd position. So I did, up until 8 km. I had to work pretty hard but I had a feeling me might be even more tired. Plus there's always a risk of somebody coming from behind. So I overtook him, making the pace a little more uncomfortable. I could hear him trying to keep up but it seemed like he lost some distance going uphills. I still wasn't sure so I spurted for the last km (ugh) and finished 2nd! Yay! Final time 37:37.

3:41, 3:38, 3:42, 3:36, 3:49, 4:06, 4:31, 3:48, 3:33, 3:18 (km 5-7 was trail going uphill)


And then, 10 km easy distance later when I got back home.
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Re: hakko's running log

Postby hakko » Sun Jul 06, 2014 8:15 pm

Sunday, and time to close this week. I needed 21 km to reach 120 km and that was exactly what I did. I ran into the nature reserve as I usually do, but made some variations and followed a new trail, the yellow one, for the first time. So beautiful! Now I just have to bring other people there so that they can enjoy it too.

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20140630: 6 km jog
20140630: 4x1000m + 4x400m (60 sec rest, 3 min set rest). 12 km total
20140701: Fornstigen 15 km trail
20140702: 5 km jog
20140702: 12 km transport jog
20140703: 3 x (800m + 400m + 200m). 60 sec rest, 120 sec set rest. 10 km total
20140704: Fornstigen 18 km trail
20140705: Magnus Ladulåsloppet 10 km. +25, road/gravel/trail. 37:37, #2/69. (1:26 behind #1, a 2:31 marathoner)
20140705: 10 km easy
20140706: 21 km trail

120 km total
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Re: hakko's running log

Postby silver » Mon Jul 07, 2014 2:40 pm

Well done on your 2nd place :)

..and that's a lot of km's for a week!
It's not what you do occasionally that makes a difference, it's that which you do everyday that brings progress.

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Re: hakko's running log

Postby hakko » Wed Jul 09, 2014 2:14 pm

Thanks! It's always fun representing Vegan Runners :) 120 is a lot but I will probably need to step up training to 130-150 km/week in a while, it seems like the winning concept for getting better.

Mon: 6 km morning jog, 4.54 min/km
Mon: 18 km distance, 4:39 min/km
Tue: Hill intervals. 30 min, distance measured to 7.5 km, don't know how accurate that is. 5 km warm-up jog + 6 km jog home
Wed: 10 km morning jog
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Re: hakko's running log

Postby hakko » Sun Jul 13, 2014 5:29 pm

Wed: 16 trail. tired, got lost etc. felt pretty shitty and unmotivated
Thu: 20x(15/15). better than last time
Fri: 5.5 km getting ready for race!
Sat: 9.2 km race. sunny, hilly, fun! #3/74. 34:59.
Sat: 1 km relay race. pretty insane trying to run 1 km as hard as you can after a 10 km race. team pos #2/4
Sat: 10 km easy late afternoon run
Sun: Ursvik Extreme. I felt like a container dragging itself around after yesterday.

v 28
20140707: 6 km morning jog
20140707: 18 km
20140708: 5 km + 30 min hill intervals + 6 km
20140709: 10 km morning jog
20140709: 16 km trail
20140710: 7 km + 20x(15/15) + 2 km
20140711: 5.5 km
20140712: 9.2 km Musköloppet race. #3/74, 34:59
20140712: 1.x km Musköloppet relay race. #2/4
20140712: 10 km
20140713: Ursvik extreme. 16 km

123 km total
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Re: hakko's running log

Postby ninearms » Mon Jul 14, 2014 12:36 pm

Nice mileage.

I see one of your IF Linnea teammates is doing the 3x3000 Ultra too. Not tempted to tag along?
“Begin at the beginning,” the King said gravely, “and go on till you come to the end. Then stop.”
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Re: hakko's running log

Postby hakko » Tue Jul 15, 2014 9:12 pm

Oh really, who's that? I couldn't find an entry system at http://www.highterrainevents.co.uk/24.html and no familiar faces at the FB event either... one of my club mates said she wanted to go to Lake District, but I don't think she ended up doing so.

I was out this weekend with a guy who's doing Sweden Sky Race, 100 km and 6000 height meters. http://www.swedenskyrace24.se/about-english/general/. I wouldn't do that even if I was paid for it right now. Reason? I've turned very competitive :) Doing a long, tough and wild race is appealing in theory. But doing it without being properly prepared isn't appealing at all. I can't travel for hours every day to reach a realistic environment for training. I kind of wish I lived in Tromsoe, like Emilie Forsberg. I think I'd do a lot of crazy mountain races if I did. But I live in flat city, built on ten-fifteen islands, surrounded by water. So right now I'm realistic. I focus on getting fast and I avoid sky running events.

Training so far this week:
Mon: 10 km morning jog, 4:44
Mon: 15 km trail running, 5:44
Tue: 6x1500m, 60 sec rest. The guy I ran with started off fast, I hung on and he quit early. So my intervals got slower and slower. :( 3:18, 3:29, 3:26, 3:29, 3:27, 3:33. 5+6 km jog before and after so 20 km total.
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Re: hakko's running log

Postby ninearms » Tue Jul 15, 2014 9:44 pm

hakko wrote:Oh really, who's that?


Torkel Skogman
“Begin at the beginning,” the King said gravely, “and go on till you come to the end. Then stop.”
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Re: hakko's running log

Postby ninearms » Mon Jul 21, 2014 8:53 am

http://tromsoskyrace.com/

Marathon distance, course direction by Kilian, race direction by Emelie...
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