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Weekly Training Update

Posted by audaciousalbert on August 3, 2009

Monday: 5 miles recovery from Sunday’s 1/2 marathon
Tuesday: REST
Wednesday: 7 miles (in the hot sun ~107 F)
Thursday: 5 miles (still ~100 F)
Friday: 3 miles (weather is still in the 90s!)
Saturday: 15 miles

Weekly Total: 35 miles

A week full of hot weathered runs – not the typical Oregon weather.

Best run of the week was Saturday’s long run. It was the toughest thing I did in a while. As I headed out the door, I felt great. 2 miles into the run, I started dripping sweat. Due to the hot weather, my pace dropped significantly so my focus was just to put the miles in and get back home.

Next week’s long run will be 17 miles.


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2008 Race For The Cure – Portland!

Posted by audaciousalbert on September 23, 2008

Running in the Race for the Cure in Portland was amazing this year! Aside from all the free stuff I got, I was empowered to see and meet all the people supporting the fight against breast cancer, and who are raising money, and awareness to fund breast cancer research to find “The Cure!”

I ran, along with my sister, in the 5k competitive division. My time was 18:00, which is a personal best for me! Results are posted here:

I was amazed that I could run that fast. My fastest time prior to this was a 19:30 which I ran years ago in high school cross-country. I guess my marathon training has been helping me with shorter distances as well. Watch for me at the Portland Marathon – Oct. 5th!

I heard 45,000 people came out for the Race! That’s pretty awesome. My mom is standing in front of me here in the pink hat. 🙂

Cat & Dat

Cat & Dat

Here is a picture of my sister Cathi, and her BF Dat. Congratulations Cathi for running your very first 5k race! And thanks Dat for coming out, supporting, and holding our stuff while we ran. 🙂

Here are some more pictures I took from the Race for the Cure:

Me standing alongside the walkers.

Me standing alongside the walkers.

Tens of thousands of people walking.

Tens of thousands of people walking.


Hey Tuyet! Nice seeing you at the Race! 🙂

More people walking

More people walking

Cool Race for the Cure Mustang logo

Cool Race for the Cure Mustang logo

More pictures coming…

Stay tuned. Thanks for reading! 🙂

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