12.19 miles on this final taper week. Are my miles TOO low coming into the Bear Chase 50 on Sunday? Feeling good and feeling pretty strong though. Confidence is high.
|MT1010's - 3 wear points - same on the other shoe.|
Tuesday, September 25 - . 0 Miles - Rest day. 161.2 lbs.
Wednesday, September 26 - 4.05 Miles, 9:03 pace, 158 HR. 160.8 lbs. An out and back on the High Line Canal. Faster pace for the first 3 miles and then and easy last mile. Feeling good. I ate a Clif bar before the run just to test the stomach a bit. No issues.
Thursday, September 27 – 0 Miles - Rest day. 158.8 lbs.
Friday, September 28 - 2.58 Miles, 11:04 pace, 159 HR. 158.8 lbs. Very easy, slow, taper run. Running this pace seems like harder work and I'm feeling lazy today. HR is high for such an easy run.
Saturday, September 29 - 0 miles - Rest day. 159.0 lbs.
Sunday, September 30 - 159.0 lbs. Bear Chase 50 Mile Trail Race Today! Here is the race report...
Nutrition - Stayed true to being gluten and dairy free. Ate mostly carbs and easily digestible foods starting Friday to try and minimize GI issues on Sunday. That's something I'm going to experiment with more in the future - eating more protein and healthy fats instead of just mostly carbs.