Alki. Nightfall. Quiet. Fresh.

Time for a night time run.. At least the weather is getting better for it. It wasnt too cold, but I still had a hoodie on for the duration of the run. Simple route this time. Just gotta keep active and with the activity its getting easier. The busier I am, the better I feel.. I almost feel invincible. I remember a friend of mine sharing a picture that was just a small list of work out moves to do.. I’ve decided to start that every day and add a squat challenge to it as well. We’ll see how that all goes. I’m still debating on if I want to post before and after pictures.. I’ll have to think about that for now.

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I did the workout routine when I woke up this morning and I was AMPED for the rest of the day. I didn’t feel tired or lazy after work.. I did my workout, went to work, went to UW and studied a little SQL, then took care of some financial responsibilities for PNI, went to the south end to check on the house.. then to Alki and STILL did my run even if it was late. I feel like I earned my dinner and my sleep.. On a random side note.. does anyone know what sumo squats are? LOL! I just improvised and did what I thought it was (lower version of a squat). Such a funny name.. I couldn’t stop giggling when I was doing it.. I was expecting to accidentally fart or something. O_O

Finished Run Intervals: Jun 3, 2013, 11:09:08 PM
Route: H.A. To Bridge And Back
Run Link: http://walkmeter.com/80e98c5c4c126ebb/Run-20130603-2225?r=e
Import Link: http://share.abvio.com/80e98c5c4c126ebb/Walkmeter-Run-20130603-2225.kml
Run Time: 40:04
Stopped Time: 3:41
Distance: 3.36 miles
Average: 11:56 /mile
Fastest Pace: 7:08 /mile
Ahead of Best Run: 2:59
Ascent: 148 feet
Calories: 373

I love my city. =)

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Seahaaaawks! 12k. Damn.

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Good run! Lots of fun and i swear that course is hard.. though I am not a seasoned runner by any means. At any rate, I finished and thats all that matters. 🙂 It was dry at first, and I thought we wouldn’t get any rain at all.. Alas, the weather gods were not as nice.. It started raining just as we started and towards the end. bah. Got some good gear the day before AAAAAAND, this years shirts were pretty dope!

Finished Run: Apr 21, 2013, 10:45:28 AM
Route: Seahawks 12k 2013
Run Link: http://walkmeter.com/80e98c5c4c126ebb/Run-20130421-0904?r=e
Import Link: http://share.abvio.com/80e98c5c4c126ebb/Walkmeter-Run-20130421-0904.kml
Run Time: 1:36:19
Stopped Time: 4:09
Distance: 7.82 miles
Average: 12:19 /mile
Fastest Pace: 8:45 /mile
Behind Best Run: 24:58
Ascent: 656 feet
Calories: 847

Let’s keep it going!!!

Trying to get this running thing on a regular schedule. Work some weight training in there as well. 🙂 Gotta drop what I can so its less for me to carry for the half.. haha 🙂

Freaking mercer island is a damn hilly place! Well, at least where I was running.. I got on some main road and ran all the way down but as I got back into the neighborhoods from the city center.. man OH MAN was it a haul.. hills, Hills, HILLS! Blech! Anyway it was good.. at least I got some activity in.. thats all that matters.. 🙂 On my run, I spotted a house for sale that looked really nice. Too bad it didnt have the paper with the specs/price of the house.. would be interesting to see. It looked really nice, but I can only imagine how much the houses are considering its Mercer Island.. I am betting its near the $800k mark..

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Finished Run Intervals: Apr 16, 2013, 7:59:42 PM
Route: New Route
Run Link: http://walkmeter.com/80e98c5c4c126ebb/Run-20130416-1919?r=e
Import Link: http://share.abvio.com/80e98c5c4c126ebb/Walkmeter-Run-20130416-1919.kml
Run Time: 34:02
Stopped Time: 6:23
Distance: 2.27 miles
Average: 15:01 /mile
Fastest Pace: 8:12 /mile
Ascent: 148 feet
Calories: 214

Eee!!! Seahawks is coming up.. Must train!

So I signed up for the 12k this year.. which is roughly a little over 7 miles.. This training run we didn’t go the whole route.. just enough to get a feel for what we would be in for. 🙂 Man the sun does numbers on you when you are trying to run.. blasted sun! lol! I hope I am ready!

Finished Run: Apr 14, 2013, 12:50:58 PM
Route: Seahawks 12k 2013
Run Link: http://walkmeter.com/80e98c5c4c126ebb/Run-20130414-1133?r=e
Import Link: http://share.abvio.com/80e98c5c4c126ebb/Walkmeter-Run-20130414-1133.kml
Run Time: 1:11:21
Stopped Time: 6:21
Distance: 5.11 miles
Average: 13:57 /mile
Fastest Pace: 8:11 /mile
Ascent: 331 feet
Calories: 520

 

blaaaaaah Seahawks 12k

Yeah another one this year.. first 12k of the year. Might as well right.. Have to start training in this area.

Finished Run Intervals: Mar 30, 2013, 9:04:02 AM
Route: Lake Washington Short – Coulon Start
Run Link: http://walkmeter.com/80e98c5c4c126ebb/Run-20130330-0806?r=e
Import Link: http://share.abvio.com/80e98c5c4c126ebb/Walkmeter-Run-20130330-0806.kml
Run Time: 50:08
Stopped Time: 7:04
Distance: 4.16 miles
Average: 12:03 /mile
Fastest Pace: 5:55 /mile
Behind Best Run: 1:38
Ascent: 197 feet
Calories: 431

Another Day Another run

Trying to get on a more consistent schedule of self torture.. But hey.. any activity is better than no activity.

Finished Walk: Mar 28, 2013, 8:19:21 PM
Route: H.A. To Bridge And Back
Walk Link: http://walkmeter.com/80e98c5c4c126ebb/Walk-20130328-1919?r=e
Import Link: http://share.abvio.com/80e98c5c4c126ebb/Walkmeter-Walk-20130328-1919.kml
Walk Time: 56:02
Stopped Time: 3:29
Distance: 3.92 miles
Average: 14:18 /mile
Fastest Pace: 7:06 /mile
Behind Worst Walk: 9:40
Ascent: 272 feet
Calories: 450