Four Halves

By Thomas Macauley on

Trail running update.
9,328.5 more hours to go until I can claim to be knowledgeable with 10K hours of experience.
246 workouts completed so far. Four of these have been recent half-marathon distance treks.

The hardest Half was tracking the Sierra Azul Trail Challenge course last week, adding a bit at the end to be sure of 13.1+

I use iSmoothRun these days but keep MapMyRun up to date

  • When Mon, 21 Mar 11:17
  • Where 243 woods past el sombroso to kennedy – first hill half marathon – tracking Sierra Azul Trail Challenge course
  • 243 wood past sombroso to kennedy for half marathon 38oz fluid one granola incl pauses to add rain shell and get pack off and on 2:33:10 finishes race route rain on way down carry old pack
  • Running Time 02:37:13
  • Total Time 02:37:13
  • Total Distance 13.13 miles
  • Average Pace 11:59 /mile
  • Average Speed 5.01 mph
  • Total Calories Burned 2479
  • Average Heart Rate 151
  • Maximum Heart Rate 166
  • Average Cadence 75
  • Total Steps 23247
  • Average Stride Length 2.98 ft
  • Climb 2637 ft
  • Descend -2597 ft
  • Shoes NewBalance street 680v2 size8 Sept2014, 386 miles
  • Track Points 7989

Best Efforts

  • 400 m 00:01:52
  • 1K 00:05:11
  • 1 Mile 00:08:50
  • 5K 00:29:39
  • 10K 01:03:21
  • 20K 02:30:22

(photo is Alviso)

One comment

  1. Fifth half (248) at Alviso:
    When Fri, 1 Apr 7:56
    Where Alviso Marina loops
    Running Time 02:00:16
    Total Time 02:00:16
    Total Distance 13.42 miles
    Average Pace 08:58 /mile
    Average Speed 6.70 mph
    Total Calories Burned 2019
    Average Heart Rate 157
    Maximum Heart Rate 167
    Average Cadence 85
    Total Steps 20474
    Average Stride Length 3.46 ft
    Climb 769 ft
    Descend -769 ft
    Weight 176.00 lb
    Shoes NewBalance street 680v2 size8 Sept2014, 435 miles
    Track Points 6210

    Best Efforts
    400 m 00:01:57
    1K 00:05:08
    1 Mile 00:08:20
    5K 00:27:15
    10K 00:55:33
    20K 01:51:25
    HM 01:57:20

    Compare to Mar 21 Woods Trail (243) Sierra Azul Half Marathon Challenge route past El Sombroso: 2:37:13, 11:59/avg-mile, 2479 calories, 151 avg hr, 2637 feet of climbing.

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