Below Zero

There has been a lot of talk lately on the Danial’s running plan and VDOT scores.  I’m excited to hear Eric talk about all of this at the Triclub social.  When my brother first showed me the plan, I thought “no way, I can’t run 40-50 miles a week and not get injured.”  In the past I had been plagued by injuries from too many miles too soon.  But I just did 51 miles this week and I love it.

My VDOT score is a 41.  I used my time from the Frostbite run.  I was running sporadically and was no where close to where I was when I BQ’d.  Training at that pace would certainly lead to injury.  11 weeks to go until Champagne and my running is starting to really progress.  I hope to PR with a time between 1:40-1:45.

With all the snow and the below zero temps this week, most of my runs were on the treadmill.  I did 10 outside on Monday, 10 on the treadmill Tuesday, 5 on the treadmill Wednesday, Thursday on the treadmill again with 10, and back outside Friday and Saturday.  Thank God for Glee, or I could never make it through the long treadmill runs.