Just a training update for last week, and annoyingly an injury update…. I seem to have tweaked my soleus and am having to have a few down days to let it recover. I was doing my usual run on Thursday, accelerated from 4min per k to a tempo pace and a few strides in it started to hurt. I thought it was fine to continue but when I tried to run the next day, it was pretty painful. Since then I have been resting it until it is largely pain free. Frustrating as I was starting to get close to fitness, but these things happen….
Anyway, this was my running
Monday – 10 miles steady home from work @ 6.25/mile (10)
Tuesday – AM – 38 mins easy at 7.20/mile (5.5)
PM – Dobroyd Park Hill Session. 2 x 6 sets. Averaged Ranged from 1.52-1.54 on 1st set and similar on 2nd set but with a 1.48 final rep. At my best I hover around 1.50-1.51 so not toooo far away. Nipper and Stapo destroyed me on 2nd set. (10)
Wednesday – 90 mins before work. Usually do this in the evening but had to get it done in the morning. (13)
Thursday – AM – 42 mins easy at 7.20/mile (6)
PM – 60 mins with 3k tempo (and a hurty calf…) in 9.37 around the Domain. 15 secs quicker than last week – but wasn’t hammering it. (9.5)
Friday – Physio, then 6 miles easy, and luckily it was only 40 mins as the pain was becoming too much to run on… (5.5)
Saturday – REST 😦 Knew as soon as I got up that I wasn’t running today….
Sunday – REST 😥 Turned up at the run, but while it felt better – it still hurt to run on…
59.5 miles. Annoying to pick up this calf tweak. Get better please stupid calf.