Archive for April, 2010

Thursday 4/22/2010

April 23, 2010

In light of the weather, the route, and a few other things going on last night…the workout was surprisingly well attended.  There were even a couple of newcomers!  Way to coach, Al!

The Workout – 10 mile tempo

News – There will be a long run Saturday departing the zero at 7:00:00 am.  On the trail this week for 4, 7, or 10.  PMTG will be doing 15 departing the zero at 6:10:00 am for a quick 5 prior to joining the group for 10 more.  Breakfast at Sazon at 8:57:12 am.

More News – C/M’s band, Shakedown, is playing Johnny Fins Saturday from 6:30:00 pm – 10:30:00 pm.  Hit the lake, have a beer, and shake your booty!

Run every chance you get!

Tuesday 4/20/2010

April 20, 2010

The evening was gorgeous and the group was out in force (even absent many Boston marathoners).  There were several returners who picked a great time to come back!  Way to coach, Al!!

The Workout – Mile Repeats
JimiTex/PMTG = 3
Fast Group = 2
Fun Group = 1

News – there will be a mansion loop departing Sandy’s house at 6:00:00 pm Wednesday.  There will be a hill workout on Thursday, 10 mile tempo run following this route:
http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=361688
You might remember that route from two weeks ago.  Feel the love.  There will be a long run Saturday departing the zero at 7:00:00 am.  On the trail this week for 4, 7, or 10.  PMTG will be doing 15 departing the zero at 6:10:00 am for a quick 5 prior to joining the group for 10 more.  Breakfast TBA.

More News – great job to everyone who did Boston…Allegra, Frank, Vance, Michelle, Cap’n, Paul, Nancy, Jerie, and Jim! 

Even More News – C/M’s band is playing Johnny Fins this Saturday from 6:30:00 pm – 10:30:00 pm.  Shake your groove thing!

Run every chance you get!

Thursday 4/15/2010

April 15, 2010

Way to show up Sandy, POJ, Julie, Bruce, Hillary, Art, Evan, Brigitte, Rich, Kat, and Big!

The Workout – Hilly 5 Mile Tempo

News – There will be a long run Saturday departing the zero at 7:00:00 am.  11 miles via Expo and Scenic.  7 if you turn around at Windsor.  PMTG will be rocking a 21.32 miler from the zero at 5:30:00 am.  Breakfast at Dario’s (1800 E 6th St.) at 9:03:03 am.

More News – good luck to all the shipmates running Boston on Monday!  We’ll be tracking you (if you send us your bib number).

Run every chance you get!

Tuesday 4/13/2010

April 14, 2010

There were a ton of impressive times posted by the group at the Cap 10k over the weekend.  Many PRs…some by very wide margins!  Russell knocked out the equivalent of 5 10ks by running a 50k the weekend before (#1 Overall Masters).  Way to coach, Al!

The Workout – 1000s and maybe a 2000 @ RLRF pace
Fun Group = 2×1000
Fast Group = 1×1000, 1×2000, 1×1000
PMTG/JimiTex = 1×1000, 1×2000, 2×1000

News – there will be a mansion loop today departing Sandy’s magnificent castle at 6:00:00 pm.  There will be a hill workout on Thursday.  Hilly 5 mile tempo.  You may remember this little doozy from March 9th…time to check your progress!  There will be a long run Saturday departing the zero at 7:00:00 am.  11 miles via Expo and Scenic.  7 if you turn around at Windsor.  PMTG will be rocking a 21.32 miler from the zero at 5:30:00 am.  Breakfast at Dario’s (1800 E 6th St.) at 9:03:03 am.

Run every chance you get!

Thursday 4/8/2010

April 9, 2010

We took “Run every chance you get!” to a whole new level at last night’s workout…mixing in a hilly 10 mile tempo route.  Way to coach, Al!

The Workout – 10 mile tempo

News – there will be a long run on Saturday departing the zero at 7:00:00 am.  On the trail this week for 4, 7, or 10.  PMTG will be doing 5 extra departing the zero at 6:10:00 am.  Breakfast at Galaxy Cafe (West Lynn) at 8:51:12 am.

More News – Shakedown is playing a double header this week!  Friday 4/9 from 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm at Roadhouse Bar & Grill in Round Rock and Saturday 4/10 from 9:30 pm to 1:30 am at Hayashi in Cedar Park.

Run every chance you get!

Tuesday 4/6/2010

April 7, 2010

Last night there were a record 18 cups left scattered on the truck after the workout.  Stashing a cup for continued use during the workout is awesome, green, and economical…just throw yours away when the workout is over.

The Workout – 1200 Meter Repeats
Newcomers = 2
Fun Group = 3
Fast Group = 4
JimiTex/PMTG = 6

News – there will be a hill workout on Thursday.  TEN Mile Tempo following this route:
http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=361688
There will be maps and turn by turn directions available at the workout.  There will also be water/gatorade at the halfway point.  There may even be a shorter route available if 10 miles doesn’t tickle your fancy.  There will be a long run on Saturday departing the zero at 7:00:00 am.  On the trail this week for 4, 7, or 10.  PMTG will be doing 5 extra departing the zero at 6:10:00 am.  Breakfast at Galaxy Cafe (West Lynn) at 8:51:12 am.

More News – Shakedown is playing a double header this week!  Friday 4/9 from 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm at Roadhouse Bar & Grill in Round Rock and Saturday 4/10 from 9:30 pm to 1:30 am at Hayashi in Cedar Park.

Run every chance you get!

Thursday 4/1/2010

April 1, 2010

Just like that, a quarter of the year gone. 

The Workout – Hilly 4 Mile Tempo.  Way to coach, Al!

News – There will be a long run on Saturday departing the zero at 7:00:00 am.  The fast group will be enjoying an 11 miler employing Stratford following this route:
http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=360511
Anyone wishing to run less than 11 can turn on Lake Austin immediately after running Stratford/Red Bud for closer to 7ish.  PMTG will be departing the zero at 5:35:00 am and running 20 following this route:
http://www.usatf.org/routes/view.asp?rID=359740
Breakfast at Little Mexico on S. First at 8:59:58 am.

More News – C/M’s band is rocking a Friday night gig out on Lake Travis at Johnny Fins from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm…yes, that’s tomorrow!  Rumor has it that Brick House may be on the song list!!

Yet More News Still – there will be a du loop at Jack’s RLP on Saturday.  Refer to your email and flyers for more info.

Run every chance you get!