Tuesday, June 2, 2009

The path to the start line...

As they say failing to plan...well you know the rest!

Some highlights:
  • Back to back long runs Sunday/Monday
  • Running doubles due to time constraints on Fridays
  • Significant Cross-training; road cycling, you can see the routes if you copy and paste the url into a browser
  • Sunday long runs/rides are run for time although there is a target distance
  • Hoping for three or four long runs on the course to cover as much of it as possible
  • Weekday/road runs are pushruns; 10 pushups every mile
  • Biggest week in total; 179 miles
  • Longest long run 69; miles
Now it's all about the execution, as someone I met on the trail maintenance day said "it's all a head game"...and the game started last Sunday.

8 comments:

  1. Great, ambitios plan. I love the pushup runs. You are going to rock it!

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  2. Sitting here with my morning cup of love and digesting your monster training ahead of you.... INSANE!! You sure know how to creat a effective training plan. LOVE IT!! Do have one question.. where does the p90x fit in? Will you sleep at all? I could never seem to keep it all in line while training for an event and "bringing it" with Tony.

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  3. Sounds like my schedule...doing a double on Friday due to time and back to back long runs on the wknd!! Busy, busy!

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  4. wow... that's about all i can muster, i'm pretty speechless :)

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  5. 179 miles in a week?! Wow.

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  6. wow, Stuart, that is a very impressive training schedule. and a very impressive use of Excel, as well :) i have no doubt you will be successful in your training!

    will we get to hear any more about your detox?

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  7. nuthing like a really good plan to make oneself giddy. Let the fun begin! :-)

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  8. I really like the look of your plan. I've never heard of push runs. Do you do three sets of pushups at each mile? And will you do those for a set distance three times a week? I think I'll start up my blog again so we can see eachothers progress.

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