Rest day, as we took my daughter out for dinner for her birthday.  In bizarre end to evening both my wife and I hit deer on way home.  I had driven to restaraunt seperate because I came straight from work.  Driving home I was in front of my wife on a curvy, wooded road when two deer came running out of woods.  The first one got past me, but I clipped the second one.  (some minor damage to front end of my car.) Unknown to me, some of the rest of the group of deer went behind me and one of those deer ran right into front of my wife's car (which was basically stopped at that point) (again, thankfully, minimal damage)
Bike
  • 36m
  • 10.00 miles
  • 16.67 Mi/hr

trainer
w/u 15
m/s 6 x 30" (with 30 sec ez between) big ring sprints
10 min big ring steady effort
c/d 5

Last year on this date it was 75 and sunny.  The year before that I ran in shorts.  I don't usually like to live in the past, but this week I might.

UPDATE Feel like a wimp, but couldn't bear to run outside today, so I got on trainer.  Worked hard for once, especially on sprints.  Brought back memories of old days of Jorge's winter plans (in fact I think this was one of those sessions)

Sport
  • Snow Shoveling
  • 30m
ok I'm done with this now.

Run
  • 44m 35s
  • 5.00 miles
  • 08m 55s /Mi

out 22:35 (9:01 pace)
back 21:58 (8:47)

Bike
  • 30m
  • 8.00 miles
  • 16.00 Mi/hr

sleepy ez spin on trainer reading Lincoln.

Legs were a little more beat up than I was expecting after yesterday (especially my shins, from hills I presume) so took it ez today.  ez run, which was sunny, but not very pleasant out again.  Then tonight  'read a book' ez spin on trainer to accompany my daughter as she worked out on the stationary bike. 

Run #1
  • 13m
  • 1.50 miles
  • 08m 40s /Mi

run to/from parking lot

Run #2
  • 46m 46s
  • 6.20 miles
  • 07m 32s /Mi

Luck of the Irish 10k
splits
1. 7:35
2. 7:24
3. 7:49
4. 7:30
5. 7:19
6. 7:32

It wasn't flat.  It wasn't nice out.  It was nice to hang out with friends.  It was nice to PR by close to 3 minutes.

Bike
  • 42m
  • 12.00 miles
  • 17.14 Mi/hr

trainer ride, small ring

So I am doing 'something with Irish in the name' 10k tomorrow.  The hope/plan was to get a PR at the 10k distance.  Now weatherman is saying it will be snowing.  My goal is the same, it will just be tougher.

Run
  • 33m 51s
  • 4.00 miles
  • 08m 28s /Mi

out 17:05 (8:32)
back 16:47 (8:23)

waited until that nasty sun went down. ;) Really, Winter, it is time for you to go. 

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