27 Feb 2008

Running:
8km - 45:00

Another easy tapering run in Wrexham.

25 Feb 2008

Running:
9km - 50:00

Easy / moderate run; last little test before Sunday.

Pre-Marathon Body Composition

Weight
91.2kg (+0.5)
Body Fat
19.8% (-1.1)
Total Body Water
53.5% (+1.0)
Muscle Mass
69.9kg (+1.7)
Physique Rating
2 (0)
Basal Metabolic Rate2151 KJ (+49)
Metabolism Age
33 (-4!)
Bone Mass
3.6kg (+1)

Comparison against Frankfurt Marathon. Weight above the magic 90kg mark, but body fat below 20%. One week to go; that's it I guess - all I have to do now is to run...

23 Feb 2008

Running:
16km - 1:32

Easy 10 miler; last longish run before the marathon. So far, so good...

21 Feb 2008

Running:
10km - 56:00

Another easy / boring tapering run.

17 Feb 2008

Running:
14km - 1:22

Easy recovery run in very nice weather conditions. Let the tapering begin...

16 Feb 2007

Running:
21.8km : 2:00

Undulating ("knee breaker") run. First 10km fast (52 minutes), the rest easy.

13 Feb 2008

Running:
15 mins warmup
1000m (4:30) ** 1000m (4:30) ** 1000m (4:26) ** 1000m (4:24) ** 1000m (4:17)
15 mins cooldown

11 Feb 2008

Running:
14.6km - 1:24

Easy recovery run alongside the shore.

09 Feb 2008

Running:
34.5km - 3:14

Last long run before Barcelona. A bit of a struggle from km 30 and hamstring still not 100%, but generally ok.

07 Feb 2008

Running:
10.7km - 60:00

Easy run. Left hamstring a bit tight.

05 Feb 2008

Running:
20 mins warmup
1000m (4:28) ** 1000m (4:33) ** 1000m (4:30?) ++ 1000m (4:19) ** 1000m (4:20)
10 mins cooldown

A bit of speedwork in the fabulous Wrexham International Athletics Stadium.

02 Feb 2008

Running:
25.4km - 2:15

4 kms easy, then 20km in 1:43:13 (!!!), rest easy. Unbelievably fast run, partly on snow. Not sure what was different; just felt really good all the way round.