Linda Jones | Running Blonde…
Linda Jones, actor, writer, runner, reader, lover of cats & dogs...
Linda Jones, actor, writer, runner, reader, lover of cats & dogs...
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Running Blonde…

03 Sep Time Trials!

Speed work last Wednesday. Quality workouts have been focused on speed work for the last few weeks. Fartleks, 800m laps, and on Wednesday: time trials. We started the official training in June with a 5k time trial; on Wednesday, 14 weeks in, we did the same....

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28 Aug Boy Howdy!

16 miles, baby!! 16 miles on a hazy, humid Saturday morning in Central Park and boy howdy was it goooood. Before the morning had barely begun, I'd finished 16 miles, my legs were coated in dust and dirt, my face was salty and my heart...

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19 Aug Rain Dates

So the universe has been forcing rest - and I'm accepting that somewhat frustrating, though much-needed blessing. It's been a fall-back week, which means easy runs, slightly lower mileage, allowing our legs to rest and recover from the last three-week push. I was not feeling...

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06 Aug Natural History

I had the train car almost all to myself on the way home from practice tonight. (Which is good. I stink.) (But in a good way.) (Yes I'm one of *those* subway riders.) Ran perfect 12s (including water stops) on a full loop of the park...

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06 Aug Lucky 13

[gallery columns="5" ids="15988,15991,15990,15989,15992"] It was a 90 degree heat index at 7:45a, *before* we started running. We were up in Van Cortlandt Park, at the end of the 1 line in the Bronx, and they had us meet - ironically? thoughtfully? - at the tortoise &...

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29 Jul Stranger in a Strange Land

[gallery ids="15996,15997,15995"] There is something wonderful that happens when you head out for a run in unfamiliar territory: you start seeing what's around you. The miles pass more quickly, the landscape pulls you forward. Concord was a wonderful getaway, that allowed me a 5-miler in the cool,...

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