Thursday, June 4, 2009

Discovery Trail Marathon Update (Sunday)

The course has been marked- weather has been very warm the last few days. A late 9 am start has me worried, but the long range forecast for Sunday calls for cooler temps. moving in and 49% cloud cover. weather forecast for Sunday . My other concern, since the course runs point to point east to west, is wind. As of now the 11 am forecast calls for NNE winds at 6 mph.

I am in the middle of taper week, but I prefer to call in "peaking week". This is the week I try to do something nearly every day at a pace that is equal to or quicker than marathon pace. Yesterday I did a 5K in 20:30, while today I hit 6 x 800 back on the Discovery Trail in 3:05 down to 2:54.

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