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<b>Weekly Quote - "Go your intended distance... then go a bit further"</b> That one is for me after intending to go 15 on Sunday, but since I was running do poorly, I decided to push myself 3 more miles.<br><br><img alt="" src="http://completerunning.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/USMC_MarathonB.jpg" style="border:0px solid;"><br><br><br>
This thread is for those that are at least 40 years old, and runs 40 miles a week. Passes are granted to those who are injured, in a taper, in recovery mode, or for just about anything else that get's in the way of running.<br><br><b><span>40x40 for the week:</span></b><br><b>Tnally - 41</b> - Included a 12 miler on Saturday.<br><b>Alan Fletcher - 83.91</b> - Biggest single week ever by 10 miles.<br><b>SloJim - 41.45</b> - Returns to the 40x40 and runs a Half Marathon.<br><b>Dennis - 61.7</b> - Long run of 18, but it was a struggle.<br><b>TheProFromDover - 40.25</b> for the week.<br><br><b><span style="color:#8B0000;">Passes:</span></b><br><b>Econo - 39.4</b> - Closes in on 40, good luck training this week.<br><b>Peter - 30</b> - 3 days, 10 miles each day.<br><b>Winejunky - 38</b> - with a long run of 13.<br><b>Paul - 37.2</b> - closing back in on 40 after WDW Goofy Challange.
 

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Cutback (mini-taper) week for me.....<br><br>
Plan (Actual)<br>
Mon - full rest (full rest)<br>
Tue - 3m Tempo 6:42 , 5m overall (3m at 6:14! 6.33m overall)<br>
Wed - 7m easy w 9x strides (7.25m at 7:45 w 10x strides)<br>
Thu - 7m easy (6.85m at 7:56 )<br>
Fri - 2m race pace 6:37, 5m overall (2m at 6:34 4.85m overall)<br>
Sat - 4m easy (4.18m)<br>
Sun - Race: Half Marathon 1:27:30 (1:27:25)<br>
Total 44.1m (43.7<img alt="cool.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/cool.gif"><br><br>
- Alan
 

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Dennis,<br><br>
Thanks again for keeping the thread going, totalling, and comments.<br><br>
M--------->rest day - <b>Done</b><br>
T---------->8.1 miles GA with 8 stride-outs; avg pace 8:56/mile - <b>Done</b><br>
W---------> 5.1 miles recovery that actually was more like GA 8:58/mile - <b>Done</b><br>
Th--------->rest day - <b>Done</b><br>
F----------> 7.5 miles E; avg pace 9:42/mile - <b>Done</b><br>
Sa--------->13.9 miles LD; avg pace 9:50/mile - <b>Done</b><br>
Su--------->6.0 miles R; avg pace 10:00/mile - <b>Done</b><br>
__________________________________________________ ___________<br>
Total-------><b>40.6 miles - DONE</b><br><br>
Paul
 

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This week's plan......<br><br>
S- 12 easy (done)<br>
M- rest (done)<br>
T- 7.5 progressive (done)<br>
W- 8 easy (done)<br>
Th - rest (done)<br>
F - 7.5 easy (done)<br>
S - 5.5 easy in preparation for Sunday 5K (done)<br><br>
Total.... 40.5
 

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Your welcome Paul. I'm not as creative as Dr Wu is, and my knowledge of training techniques is limited, but I'll keep it going till someone wants to step in.<br><br>
My free membership at the YMCA expires so no more lunch runs...<br>
Monday - 6 M recovery from Sunday's 18 miler.<br>
Tuesday - 13.1 M on TM.<br>
Wednesday - 0<br>
Thursday - 12 M.<br>
Friday - 6M easy pace.<br>
Saturday - 20 M.<br>
Sunday - 4 M recovery.<br><br>
Total - 61.1 Miles.
 

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M Off actual 0<br>
T 6-7Hills5K-10Kpace (5) Actual 5.5 no hills Actual 5.5<br>
W 4 Actual swimming<br>
Th 7 Actual 6.5<br>
F 7 Actual swimming<br>
Sa 4 Actual 5<br>
Su 18 Actual 19<br>
Total 45 Actual 36<br><br>
Oops edited after the summary. Must fix!
 

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Well, I hit 40 this week...<br><br>
Monday - Rest<br>
Tuesday - 6 GA miles, 8:2- pace...<br>
Wednesday - 8 Easy miles.<br>
Thursday -Gave Platelets<br>
Friday - Rest<br>
Saturday - 30.15 miles.....first run over 26.2...First Ultra..., first rime I have run a marathon (or greater) 3 weeks after a Marathon, will write RR later this week.<br>
Sunday - Rest<br><br>
Total - 44.15 miles<br><br>
May need a pass next week...need some recovery...then serious Boston training follows...
 
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