Sunday, August 24, 2008

Sunday Long

Third weekly 20+ in a row and I feel good about it.

Got to run with Marc again which was a treat. He made the trip down and we ran the Boyden loop. We started a little later than usual due to being up late watching the men's Olympic marathon. Therefore the temperature was a little higher than I was used to but I did better than I thought I would.

20.6 miles in 3 hours (8:45 avg pace)

I felt pretty good the whole way. I picked up the pace for the final 3.6 miles as Marc's schedule had him stopping at 17 so I was by myself for the end. Long runs make you feel like you are running faster than you really are.

Mike is missing in action and last word is I won't see him again until possibly the middle of September.

3 Comments:

Blogger Marc said...

What a great weekend!

Mike is MIA? Better send out the RCMP!

8/25/2008 7:11 AM  
Blogger Sonriserunning said...

Nice run especially considering the later start. Us early morning runners in downeast Maine are spoiled with the always comfortable morning temps.

8/25/2008 11:16 AM  
Blogger rebecca said...

Old Black Joe

(1)

Gone are the days when my heart was young and gay;

Gone are my friends from the cotton fields away;

Gone from the earth to a better land I know,

I hear their gentle voices calling, "Old Black Joe!"

(Refrain:) I'm coming, I'm coming, for my head is bending low;

I hear their gentle voices calling,

"Old Black Joe!"

(2)

Why do I weep when my heart should feel no pain?

Why do I sigh that my friends come not again?

Grieving for forms now departed long ago,

I hear their gentle voices calling,

"Old Black Joe!"

(3)

Where are thee hearts once so happy and so free?

The children so dear that I held upon my knee?

Gone to the shore where my soul has longed to go,

I hear their gentle voices calling,

"Old Black Joe!"

~~~by buy maple story mesos

9/14/2008 12:29 AM  

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