Saturday, October 4, 2008

Run 10/4/08

Well, it's official. I can run 6mi in less than an hour. I actually ran 6.26mi in 60min, but finished up 6mi in 57:45. That's quite an improvement. The more I do this, the better I get. And it helps that I'm about 10lbs lighter than I was when I started running. I know it's not a big deal to all you speed demons out there. But honestly, I don't want to be a marathoner. Hell, I may never race a 5k. I just want to run because I never could before. And that's a big deal coming from someone who has never been active. The most I did growing up was jump double dutch and ride my bike. But for the most part, I was a straight up couch potato. And it's just awesome to know that 31 year old Christie (soon to be 32) is a lot healthier than 17 year old Christie. So yeah, my goal is just to keep running.

Music: Seven Ways to Wonder by Reel People

Elev. Avg:32 ft
Location:Willingboro, NJElev. Gain:-49 ft
Date:10/04/08Up/Downhill: [+154/-203]
Time:02:04 PMDifficulty:1.9 / 5.0


66 F temp; 40% humidity

66 F heat index; winds Calm

Distance: 6.26 miles

Speed:6.3 mph

Pace:9' 35 /miHeart Rate:178 bpm (Avg)
197 bpm (Peak)
Cool Down = .65mi
Elevation (ft)
Pace (min/mile)
Heart Rate (bpm)
Heart Rate Zones
In Zone
In Zone
Zone 5180 - 2000h 38m63% 4.01 mi
Zone 4160 - 1800h 18m31% 1.91 mi
Zone 3140 - 1600h 04m7% 0.47 mi
Zone 2120 - 1400h 01m2% 0.14 mi
Zone 1100 - 1200h 00m0% 0.03 mi
(none)out of range0h 00m0% 0.02 mi
MilePace (min/mile)Speed (mph)Heart
actual+/- avgactual+/- avg
19' 53+0' 186.1-0.2151-52 ft
29' 49+0' 146.1-0.2173+26 ft
39' 37+0' 026.2-0.1180-26 ft
49' 38+0' 036.2-0.1186+19 ft
59' 32-0' 036.3+0.0187-16 ft
69' 14-0' 216.5+0.2192-4 ft
end8' 45
-0' 50
6.8+0.5196+3 ft
Versus average of 9' 35 min/mile

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DawnB said...

Christie that is one great training run. I remember when I told you that 8 miles will be your short runs. believe me when I tell you this you will want to run one marathon before its all over and you might just get hook :)

Laurel said...

I am not surprised with your recent paces that you did this. Great job.

Once you run a 5k (come on, it's fun!) you will get hooked.

Next thing you know, a 10k, then maybe a Half, then you'll think, "If I can do a Half, I can surely do a FULL!"

I know that's the way I got started.

Oh, and I was a couch potato too. And partied like a rock star and smoked for over 16 years...

All I'm saying is never say never...;)

Jeannie said...

You are officially awesome! Congratulations -- that run looks great.

Thanks for inspiring this couch potato to get off and stay off the couch.

turtle tracks said...

Way to go, Christie! How exciting!!! Jeannie's right: you are an inspiration.

SLB said...

Awesome job! Se all that hard work does pay off!

*aron* said...

awesome job!!!! its always so fun to see progress :)

TNTcoach Ken said...

Yes I'm a speed demon but you're doing a great job.

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