Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Six on the Rails to Trails

Just a quick six on the old railroad bed near the school. Yet another perfect spring afternoon! The unbelievably great weather we're getting this week is fantastic. Ran into a couple of geocachers along the trail and chatted with them for a bit. Nice to see others out enjoying the day.

Purpose today was recovery. While I wasn't flying, it probably would have been better if I had taken the pace down about :10-:20 a mile to get my heart rate in the 130s. The trails I ran on were far from technical and not very hilly, so it's a little too easy to go faster.

Ran 6.1 miles @ 8:21/mile pace.
AHR/MHR - 143/155
Trails.
Slightly hilly.
Upper 50s, sunny.
Shorts, short sleeved shirt.

3 comments:

Laurel said...

Do you get on those trails right off of rte 109, kind of across from the schools and down the street towards Springvale a little? We have an office in Springvale and I run from there sometimes. It would be nice to get off the busy roads there.

Jamie said...

Laurel, yes, that's them. Right across from Sherman Williams. You can take the main railroad bed for several miles (I've gone out five miles on it, but it goes farther than that), and fun snowmobile side trails are sprinkled along the way.

RICK'S RUNNING said...

Thats some impressive climbing!