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February 2017

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Location:

Boulder,CO,United States

Member Since:

Dec 24, 2016

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

NCAA Champ

Short-Term Running Goals:

Break 4 in the mile at altitude.  

Long-Term Running Goals:

Win NCAA 1500m

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I meant to run 8 but it just didn't happen.  

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Pre meet.  

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Ran 4:01.5;  I led through 1300, got passed by one of my teammates and then made a late pass at the end.  I didn't close as well as I'd hoped and my hips and back got tight at the end.  My technique tweaks showed up less, which I'd expect because I didn't think about it. I think if I kept relaxed and got my hips under me I'd feel less tight.  Got the NCdub qualifier though so I'm headed to indoor natties!  Maybe I'll think about the technique more tomorrow in the 800.  

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Ran 1:51 today in the 8.  Went out way too slow (56 mid I think), got a boxed and a little tripped up, got boxed again, but closed well the last 100 (swung wide to lane 4-5 off the turn) and finished 3rd. I think I closed the best out of everyone and I felt like I made up a ton of ground on the leaders the last 60. Good speed work, but definitely a frustrating couple of days.  I'm not assimilating the technique as quickly as I'd hoped, and boy did it show up in the races this week.  The good news is that I didn't injure myself, I'm not sore (at all!), and I get the next couple of days to keep trying out the technique and training.  I'll do an LR tomorrow, some hard core strides Monday, and a workout Tuesday.  I'm going to really put the hammer down in the 3k next Saturday.  

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LR just a little bit slower and shorter than usual.  Definitely tired but it didn't feel that hard.  I stretched immediately afterwards.  I'm going to keep doing that because I'm more likely to do the full routine (if I start immediately afterwards and I think I get more out of it physically.  

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Did a bunch of exercises before my run, stretching afterwards.  I felt pretty good on the run considering the past 3 days.  I did 2.5 miles in flats just to get the track motion in my legs and then switched over to trainers.  

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Short, intense workout today.  It was really easy until the last couple of reps. 

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Ran kind of quick for an easy day and I felt pretty good.  I did some exercises before the run and stretched afterwards.  In the afternoon I ran a mile warm up and did some core and hip mobility stuff.  

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Ran slow and easy.  My legs were a little tired but they felt pretty good in terms of mobility.  

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Pre meet.  

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7:53.4 in the 3k.  A little disappointed with the result.  I was all over the place in the race too.  I went out in 59, the 64s (but a lot of pushing and speeding up and slowing down), and then closed the last 800 in 2:01 ish.  I got beat pretty handily (by my teammate), so my closing skills are lacking.  I think I was pretty tuckered out from traveling.  

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14 miles at ~5:58 a mile.  Tired from the race but it wasn't that hard and I was careful not to overexert myself.  Stretched afterwards, some upper body exercises.  

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Food poisoning liquified my insides and kept me in bed.  I droved to the store to get some more supplies and I felt like I was floating on a cloud which was pretty cool but pretty scary with lights. 

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First day back from sickness, got pretty winded running 7:30s for 30 minutes.  

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Again, got pretty winded running 7:15s.  

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Speed workout today and I got winded doing it (of course).  I did hit the splits though.  I'm pretty tired from making up my homework last night and taking a test today.  Weights in the afternoon.  

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First day feeling pretty normal!  My hammys and my quads (less so) were really sore from yesterday's workout.  Stretched and upper body exercises afterwards.  

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Long run at big tex.  Felt pretty good

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A little bit tired, still sore from Friday's workout.  

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Really fast speed workout today.  I didn't feel as good as I thought I was going to feel and I didn't run as fast as I wanted to.  Pretty tough workout!

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Easy run, sore from yesterday but not as bad as I thought it was going to be.  

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Ran really slow in Seattle today, just trying to let my legs recover from all that speed.  

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Pre-meet.  I'm still a little bit sore on the medial side of my left hamstring, but otherwise I felt pretty good.  Not as poppy as I would hope though.  

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Race today- I went out hard in the first 100m and pretty much got to choose exactly where I wanted to be in the race- that worked really well and I might keep doing it.  I settled in behind the pacer and a BYU kid (I think).  We went through 800m in around 1:58-59, but once Haney (the pacer) dropped out, we hit the breaks and ran a 65 (I think).  With 550m to go, I made a little move around the BYU kid and then upped the tempo. I figured I'd just knotch it down a little bit until we hit 100m to go unless someone tried to pass.  Since no one made any moves, I pretty much got to squeeze until 100 to go and then hit it as hard as I could.  It was kind of close at the end and I'm going to need to be at least half a second faster in that final 100 in 2 weeks.  I felt like my hip was jammed a little bit in the race and my left hammy was a little tired.  

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Felt ok today, a little bit tight/tired and my stomach was off at the beginning.  I started feeling better towards the end.  

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I ran really easy today, trying to work on my pelvic tilt.  I really need to get back on my stretch regimen consistently (I did for the race but not since then).  

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