• 2h 36m 50s
  • 18.00 miles
  • 08m 43s /Mi

Continuing to lengthen the long run. It was a nice 60 degrees or so, but a very strong 20 MPH wind made the run a little less enjoyable. Also making the run less enjoyable was a pain in the arch of my left foot starting at about mile 10. I can't tell if it's coming from a tendon, plantar fascia, or bone. I'm very wary of getting a stress fracture as I push my mileage up to where I've never been before, so I will have to see how it feels over the course of the next day or two.

Day off for the planned 18-miler tomorrow. That's a lot of running.
  • 1h 03m 23s
  • 8.00 miles
  • 07m 55s /Mi

Easiest 8 miles I've ever run.

  • 35m 42s
  • 5.00 miles
  • 07m 08s /Mi

I pushed a little harder today, but I still didn't feel like I was running hard. Same route as Friday, same method of not checking my time until I was back, with the exception that I did check my halfway split - 18:10.

  • 38m 28s
  • 5.00 miles
  • 07m 41s /Mi

I can tell my running is improving. I ran 5 miles at what felt like a real easy effort, without checking my watch at all until I got home, and I was well under 8 minute pace.

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