Eric's Half-Ironman Training

I am now training for my second half-ironman race. The race is in Boulder this time in August, 2007. I finished the Florida Half-Ironman in May, 2007. Wish me luck!

Friday, August 31, 2007

I am pleased to announce my new blog.

The blog address is:

I will keep posting my workouts on this blog until the end of the month. It will make things much easier.

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Time: 1:01:46
Odo: 946.7 miles
Max: 34.4 mph
Avg: 17.6 mph
Distance: 18.14 miles

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Warm-up: 400m
Main: 800 w/ 1 min rest. Even split. 19:34.07 (4:46.17, 5:03.14, 5:01.02, 4:43.74)
2 x 50 drill w/ 20 sec rest
2 x 400 Even split - stay the same pace throughout w/ 20 sec rest 8:59.38, 9:10.23
2 x 50 drill w/ 20 sec rest
1 x 200 4:14.63
Total: 2,400 meters

I felt like I had a pretty good workout today. No matter what time I make it to the pool, I always seem to cut my workout short. I am a decent swimmer, but my training plan always goes above and beyond. I don't worry about it too much because I am in the pool for the same amount of time as the plan says. That's good enough for me!!

I have been going to bed pretty early lately. In bed before 10pm. It's hard to do, but that should be my new goal.

Monday, August 27, 2007

Orchard Run
Time: 49:59
Distance: 6.4 miles
Pace: 7:48/mile
Speed: 7.68 mi/hr
Calories Burned: 800 (approx.)

I had a really cool run today. It started to mist just a little. I felt like I was getting a "runners high". That was pretty cool. I felt very strong and a bit like Rocky.

Sunday, August 26, 2007

Home to E Alameda Parkway
Time: 1:32:25
Distance: 10.75
Pace: 8:36/mile

Time: 1:58:04
Odo: 928.4 miles
Max: 31.8 mph
Avg: 17.1 mph
Distance: 33.66 miles

Saturday, August 25, 2007

Monster Bike Ride
Time: 4:21:11
Odo: 894.70 miles
Max: 42.2 mph
Avg: 16.4 mph
Distance: 71.62 miles

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Time: 1:00:00
Odo: 823.1 miles
Max: 17.9 mph
Avg: 13.9 mph
Distance: 13.91 miles