Saturday, February 16, 2008

Train like a runner.

It was a cold 19 degrees downtown but we had lots of sunshine. The roads were dry and with the sun shinning I was in a good mood for a race. The undulating course was a challenge for us runners and was not a course for a PR.

My goal for todays 5K race was to run it hard and use the finish time to calculate my training paces for the Cleveland 10K in May. I will use the famous F.I.R.S.T 12 week schedule to train for the race.

Now that I have a 5K race result I can start to train like a runner.

Race results: Chili Bowl Classic 5K

Oh, and I did try the veggie chili after the race. It was spicy with peppers and not bad tasting.

9 comments:

CP said...

Brr, that sounds cold, but I bet the sunshine felt good! I love vege chili!

Neese said...

#1!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Congratulations, that pace is outstanding!

young grandma said...

wow, great run!

TrainingtoTri said...

Nice job, you rock!!! It was a beautiful day for a run. I thought the chili was pretty good. I got the veggy, it tasted more like soup to me, hubby got the meat kind and I tasted it, now it was GOOD!

Cliff said...

Papa Louie,

We have a similair race in my neighbourhood where they serve chili afterwards. Very good stuff :)

TrainingtoTri said...

Thanks for the recommendation on the training plan. I will check it out.

triguyjt said...

louie..
congrats on the #1. man, you rock sir...
based on that time, you probably do olympic tris around 2:30 which is outstanding...

good luck

GP said...

Congrats on a great race. I'm envious of all the Chili race reports that I'm eager to get to Malachi already!

TrainingtoTri said...

I just tagged you. It's a pain, but I hope you do it anyway!

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# Link to the person who tagged you
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# Share seven random and/or weird facts about yourself on your blog.
# Tag seven random people at the end of your post, and include links to their blogs.
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