Long Run Report: Pacific Spirit Loop

Pacific Spirit Loop. 29.03 km 03:04 06:20 pace

Group run with the Running Room Cambie Marathon Clinic. I wasn’t really excited about today’s run. It’s been a busy week and the weather was miserable yesterday. Top it off by loosing an hours sleep, and I didn’t have high hopes for today. However, I awoke to some blue skies … Continue reading

Long Run Report: Drop Back Week

Running Room Marathon Clinic 18.74 km 01:52 05:59 pace

Another character builder! 19k drop back week. Another ‘character builder’ in the snow/sleet/rain. 0 °C, 0km/h N, 93% Related posts: Long Run Report: Marathon Pace Workout This was a tough workout, but a huge confidence builder… Long Run Report: September 8, 2013 Stanley Park Loop—22.78 km in 02:08 | 05:37 pace … Continue reading

Long Run Report, October 6, 2013

Long Run Route, October 6, 2013

Today marked the last ‘long run’ of the marathon training cycle.  Long run is in quotations because since we are in taper mode, it was only 16K, less than half the distance of the run we did two weeks ago. After last weeks stormy race and the weeks wet, grey … Continue reading

Long Run Report, September 22, 2013

Long Run, September 22, 2013

My longest run of the current marathon cycle—and the wettest! This was the ‘big event’ of the clinic, and we were joined by runners from the Broadway Running Room as well as the VanRun club. Some of us slower runners started an hour early at 7:45 am, so we could … Continue reading

Long Run Report: September 8, 2013

Stanley Park Loop—22.78 km in 02:08 | 05:37 pace This Sunday’s long run was a marathon pace 23K. It was our ‘drop back’ week, so our coach encouraged us to run at our marathon pace. I’m aiming for a 4 hour finish, so tried to keep slightly below a 5:40 pace … Continue reading