May 2012 Training

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May 2012 Training

Postby orleansrunner1962 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:02 pm

May's training will bring me in around over 325 km I suspect as I change my focus towards ultra training....
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby HCcD » Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:06 pm

May will be a month of tapering and recovery and more tapering and recovery with 2 Marathons on the schedule, Vancouver (May 6) and Ottawa (May 27) ... :shock: :shock: So, will be looking at around 200-225K ....
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby ultraslacker » Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:12 pm

100km running
8-10 swims
1 spartan race (just gotta finish... no goals other than that!)
whitewater rafting (first time!)
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby ratherawkward » Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:39 pm

I'll aim for a little over 100km, and hoping to have fun and finish with a smile at my first-ever half-marathon at the end of the month.
PR's so far: 5K 27:15, 10K 55:25, 21.1K 2:10:53, 42.2K 5:21:27
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby marymac442 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:23 pm

I'm looking at around 150km for May.
I will lose a couple of days from running - one for a Dragon Boat regatta and one day travelling and wine-ing.
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby RobW » Tue May 01, 2012 12:15 am

Run a marathon for this Month. If history repeats I'll be around 220 for mileage but it's not a set goal. I'll see how I feel after May 6th.

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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby Mark.AU » Tue May 01, 2012 2:08 am

May is the final build month before my first "A" race on June 17th. I expect the month's totals to be somewhere around:

Run: 250km
Bike: 950km
Swim: 5000m
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby erinmcd » Tue May 01, 2012 7:04 am

Still just focussed on building up slowly and continued injury recovery. No firm goals other than that, but I'm guessing somewhere around 150-200K.
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby DougG » Tue May 01, 2012 7:37 am

Now that tax season is done :shock: I am going to get out and run. No training plan this month, I am just going to get out and run when I feel like it. I want to enjoy it and run for my health.
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May 2012 Training

Postby marymac442 » Tue May 01, 2012 9:08 am

DougG wrote:Now that tax season is done :shock: I am going to get out and run. No training plan this month, I am just going to get out and run when I feel like it. I want to enjoy it and run for my health.

Congrats on surviving, I was in serious doubt I would get through this season.
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby DJHL » Tue May 01, 2012 7:55 pm

This month's training will depend on how my recovery goes so I am not setting any targets at this stage.
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby erinmcd » Thu May 31, 2012 7:01 am

erinmcd wrote:Still just focussed on building up slowly and continued injury recovery. No firm goals other than that, but I'm guessing somewhere around 150-200K.

That month turned out great for me. As stated, my goals were to build my mileage back up and continue injury recovery. Ended up with 22 runs, with nothing too fast or too long (longest run was 18km) for a total of 251km.
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby purdy65 » Thu May 31, 2012 7:48 am

I didn't scroll back to see if I even made any predictions for this month, but I ended up with 300K which shocked me! It also included a solid performance at the SL10K.

Now for my Boston redemption run in Niagara Falls this weekend. 6 months of training will NOT go to waste!
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby ratherawkward » Thu May 31, 2012 9:37 am

The bad: Skipped a lot of runs this month as I struggled with fitting it in to my new work schedule. Just 84.25km total.

The good: Finished my first half-marathon, had fun, and in a time (2:21:14) that I'm happy with considering that I didn't get in as much training as I'd wanted to.
PR's so far: 5K 27:15, 10K 55:25, 21.1K 2:10:53, 42.2K 5:21:27
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby HCcD » Thu May 31, 2012 4:17 pm

HCcD wrote:May will be a month of tapering and recovery and more tapering and recovery with 2 Marathons on the schedule, Vancouver (May 6) and Ottawa (May 27) ... :shock: :shock: So, will be looking at around 200-225K ....


As predicted, a bit quiet on the running with 209.6K / 18:50:xx on 19x runs this month ....

YTD: 118x Runs -- 1,532K / 144:37:xx 8)
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby Jwolf » Thu May 31, 2012 6:04 pm

218K running, plus 2 Grouse Grind, one swim.

Two races (Half marathon on May 6, 5K on May 27)

Taper for my half + more difficult than normal recovery = pretty low mileage for the month.

YTD: just under 1200K
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby scrumhalfgirl » Thu May 31, 2012 6:42 pm

229.5 km for me - marathon taper and recovery pretty much filled up the month!
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby ultraslacker » Thu May 31, 2012 6:50 pm

ultraslacker wrote:100km running
8-10 swims
1 spartan race (just gotta finish... no goals other than that!)
whitewater rafting (first time!)


I managed a little over 100km in running, so I met my goal but am not breaking any mileage records. :lol:
whitewater rafting, check.
swimming was not good... I only swam 3 times (including tonight, assuming I make it there tonight!)
skipped the spartan race.
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby orleansrunner1962 » Thu May 31, 2012 7:07 pm

orleansrunner1962 wrote:May's training will bring me in around over 325 km I suspect as I change my focus towards ultra training....


Ended up with 382 km for the month of May -- really happy with how everything is going .....
2014:
Mar - Around the Bay 30 km - Done
May - Sulphur Spring 100 miler - DNS
Sept - Army HM
Sept/Oct - 50 miler
Oct - Pace Bunny - Toronto Scotia Waterfront
Dec - Reggae Marathon in Jamaica

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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby ultraslacker » Thu May 31, 2012 7:29 pm

ultraslacker wrote:
ultraslacker wrote:100km running
8-10 swims
1 spartan race (just gotta finish... no goals other than that!)
whitewater rafting (first time!)


I managed a little over 100km in running, so I met my goal but am not breaking any mileage records. :lol:
whitewater rafting, check.
swimming was not good... I only swam 3 times (including tonight, assuming I make it there tonight!)
skipped the spartan race.


scratch that, not making it to the pool tonight. 2 swims for the month. :roll:
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby RobW » Thu May 31, 2012 9:40 pm

RobW wrote:Run a marathon for this Month. If history repeats I'll be around 220 for mileage but it's not a set goal. I'll see how I feel after May 6th.

Ended up running 2 marathons this month. Vancouver (3:37) and Abbotsford (3:35). Wasn't planning on running Abby but the seed was planted last Thursday and I decided to register on Saturday. I didn't suffer with cramping in Abby so the last 6 miles wasn't as gruelling and I managed a bit of a kick at the end despite the 3k uphill finish. Abby is only a 35 min drive from home so a local race and a very nicely organized one too. May mileage was 233 km.

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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby marymac442 » Thu May 31, 2012 10:08 pm

marymac442 wrote:I'm looking at around 150km for May.
I will lose a couple of days from running - one for a Dragon Boat regatta and one day travelling and wine-ing.


Work was still stupid this month so I missed out on some hoped for run commutes - managed 140km. Knees are feeling a bit sore today after three back to back runs - time for new shoes maybe.
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Re: May 2012 Training

Postby DJHL » Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:42 pm

After taking a couple of weeks off to recovery from injury, managed to get in 83kms for the month. Not great but I've known worse so I'll take it. :D
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