My goal this week is to finish Season 5 of "The Shield". That's about 9.1 hours of running.
Saturday, Sept. 6: 8 miles ((10min/mi + 2 min walking) x 8 ). Watched the first two episodes (out of 11 for the week) and for the first time in awhile I had a couple of miles of running in there where I didn't feel like my legs had bricks on them.
Sunday, Sept. 7: 1st NSGR (North Suburban Garage Runners) 1/2 marathon. I blazed in at a killer 2:11 (10min/mi). Watched 3 episodes which was conveniently the exact amount of time I needed to finish.
Monday, Sept. 8: Vikings lost, and I don't really care. Watched the game over at Party Central.
Tuesday, Sept. 9: 9 miles (10min/mi). I'm 7/11 done with my television based running goal.
Wednesday, Sept. 10: 2.35 miles. 1 episode's worth of running and walking between 1% and 15% incline at speeds between 3.5 and 6mph.
Thursday, Sept. 11: Had dinner with Nora and was too full to feel like running.
Friday, Sept. 12: 2nd NSGR (North Suburban Garage Runners) 1/2 marathon. I finished in a new treadmill garage PR of 2:10 (10min/mi x 12 miles, 9min/mi x 1.1 mile). Watched the last 3 episode of season 5, just in time to pass them off to my dad and move myself on to season 6. Actually, that's not quite true. I have to run out and sit in my garage and watch the last 10 minutes of the episode. The last episode is a DOOZY of an episode--a major cliffhanger. Both my dad and I were fooled in our first watching of it, as we thought that the 4th DVD in the set was more of the season (it wasn't... only "extras"). Due to Sony selling the show's rights to Fox (or vice versa, or something like that) the release of Season 6 on DVD is long overdue.
Recap: Total of 123.8 treadmill miles. 45.55 miles for the week.
Still thinking about doing Whistlestop Marathon in October and am trying to get a co-worker to join me.
My goal next week is to finish Season 6 of "The Shield". That's about 8.3 hours of running.
Running felt good this week.