Archive for July, 2016

Thursday 7/28/2016

July 28, 2016

A pair of Austin’s finest showed up at the workout tonight.  Barbara loves to keep things interesting.  Way to coach, Al!

The Workout – hilly ladder
Fun Group = 1600, 800, 400
Fast Group = 1600, 1200, 800

News – there will be a long run departing the zero at 7:00:00 am Saturday morning.  Off/On the trail this week for 5 miles (start on linked route but turn around at the Wilke cooler), 7 miles, or 10 miles (linked route plus finish the 4 mile loop plus one Wilke on the way out and one Wilke on the way back).  Breakfast at El Mercado at 9:03:03 am.

Run every chance you get!

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Tuesday 7/26/2016

July 26, 2016

The rain cooled things off a wee bit but the humidity made up for any small break the drop in temp might have given.  Thank you weather gods.  Really.

The Workout – Fartleks

News – there will be a hill workout on Thursday (repeats).  There will be a long run departing the zero at 7:00:00 am Saturday morning.  Off/On the trail this week for 5 miles (start on linked route but turn around at the Wilke cooler), 7 miles, or 10 miles (linked route plus finish the 4 mile loop plus one Wilke on the way out and one Wilke on the way back).  Breakfast at El Mercado at 9:03:03 am.

Run every chance you get!

Thursday 7/21/2016

July 21, 2016

We have one team but we still need one more for the Car2Go Marathon Relay!  6 per team.  The race is September 18th.  Let Coach Al know if you have a team or need help putting one together.  Way to coach, Al!

The Workout – tempo runs of 3 miles or 4 miles

News – there will be a long run departing the zero at 7:00:00 am Saturday morning.  On the trail this week for 4, 7, or 10 miles.  Breakfast at Hoover’s (2002 Manor Road) at 8:59:59 am.

Run every chance you get!

Tuesday 7/19/2016

July 20, 2016

The group had fun saying goodbye to Jennifer at last night’s track workout.  We revisited an old tradition by letting her give herself enough of a headstart to win an all out 400 while the rest of the group attempted to run her down.  Good times!

The Workout – timed mile, timed half mile, 3-person relays (frontwards and backwards), quarter mile

News – there will be a hill workout on Thursday (tempo runs of 3 miles or 4 miles).  There will be a long run departing the zero at 7:00:00 am Saturday morning.  On the trail this week for 4, 7, or 10 miles.  Breakfast at Hoover’s (2002 Manor Road) at 8:59:59 am.

Run every chance you get!

Thursday 7/14/2016

July 14, 2016

We have one team but we still need one more for the Car2Go Marathon Relay!  6 per team.  The race is September 18th.  Let Coach Al know if you have a team or need help putting one together.  Way to coach, Al!

The Workout – Big Finish 800s
Fun Group = 4
Fast Group = 6

News – there will be a long run departing the zero at 7:00:00 am Saturday morning.  Off the trail this week for 10.09 miles or any fraction thereof by u-turning when you reach 50% of your desired mileage.  The route has many turns but someone was nice enough to type a turn-by-turn in the comment section below the map.  There will be water/gatorade at the following locations:

gatorade @ 6th/Patterson
gatorade @ Jefferson/Northwood
gatorade @ Expo/Mt. Laurel
water @ the rock

Breakfast at Maria’s Taco Express (2529 S Lamar) at 9:01:01 am.

Run every chance you get!

Tuesday 7/12/2016

July 14, 2016

Thanks to Heather for organizing yet another superb happy hour at La Mancha!  Standing room only!!  I’m not sure what was being celebrated but it definitely was.

The Workout – timed 800, 5 x 400, 2 x 200

News – there will be a hill workout on Thursday (repeats).  There will be a long run departing the zero at 7:00:00 am Saturday morning.  Off the trail this week for 10.09 miles or any fraction thereof by u-turning when you reach 50% of your desired mileage.  The route has many turns but someone was nice enough to type a turn-by-turn in the comment section below the map.  There will be water/gatorade at the following locations:

gatorade @ 6th/Patterson
gatorade @ Jefferson/Northwood
gatorade @ Expo/Mt. Laurel
water @ the rock

Breakfast at Maria’s Taco Express (2529 S Lamar) at 9:01:01 am.

Run every chance you get!

Thursday 7/7/2016

July 8, 2016

There will be a happy hour after Tuesday’s workout (July 12th) at La Mancha (2203 Hancock).  Please let Heather know if you plan on attending ASAP!

Let’s get at least two teams together for the Car2Go Marathon Relay!  6 per team.  The race is September 18th.  Let Coach Al know if you have a team or need help putting one together.  Way to coach, Al!

The Workout – tempo runs of 3 miles or 5 miles, 3 milers turn around at the first Hillview

News – there will be a long run departing the zero at 7:00:00 am Saturday morning.  On the trail this week for 3, 6, or 10 miles.  Breakfast at Cafe Express (3418 N Lamar) at 8:58:58 am.

Run every chance you get!

Tuesday 7/5/2016

July 5, 2016

There will be a happy hour one week from today (Tuesday, July 12th) at La Mancha (2203 Hancock).  Please let Heather know if you plan on attending ASAP!

The Workout – timed mile, amoeba file mile, 3-person relay

News – there will be a hill workout on Thursday (tempo runs of 3 miles or 5 miles, 3 milers turn around at the first Hillview).  There will be a long run departing the zero at 7:00:00 am Saturday morning.  On the trail this week for 3, 6, or 10 miles.  Breakfast at Cafe Express (3418 N Lamar) at 8:58:58 am.

Run every chance you get!