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Figured I should give you all an update about my Madtown training. As you know I am looking to run a sub 2 hour half and my coach has me putting the speed work in. My current pace threshold is 9:30, and I have been able to mostly hit it. I’m feeling really good and overall, this training block is going quite well.
I am currently doing strides (20 second sprints with a 1 minute recovery walk) twice a week. Every Tuesday is track Tuesday and this past Tuesday I did mile repeats, other then some stomach issues I felt good. My issue with Tuesdays is I need to eat before, but I am getting up at 4am to do them, so I need something quick, I tried a smoothie this week and NOPE bad idea. So if you have any ideas for me on this, please message me, or hit me up on twitter (RuninRedsox) or instagram (same name). My long runs have been a mixture of slow and speed, usually ending with a fast pace, and mostly I have done it.
I am feeling pretty good right now, and hope to keep up the hard but good work, and I am hoping for a nice shiny PR in May.
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