Category: running log

5 Miles A Day Run Challenge [Day 6]

5 Miles A Day Running Challenge Date 12/13/2020 Weather Temperature 57 F Wind 9 MPH Distance 5.01 Duration 51:26 Avg Pace 10:16 min / mile Calories burned 708 Nutrition One small bowl (29 g) of steel cut oat with 2% milk One bagel blueberry (toasted) plain Route Workout Details Gear Phone and AirPods Wore my long […]

5 Miles A Day Run Challenge [Day 5]

5 Miles A Day Running Challenge Date 12/12/2020 Weather Temperature 57 F Wind 7 mph Distance 6.01 miles Duration 1:00:43 Avg Pace 10:05 min / mile Calories burned 845 Nutrition Ran at 930am. At 700am, ate a bowl (40g) of steel cut oatmeal with 1/3 cup of 2% milk, cup of coffee, and a slice […]

5 Miles A Day Run Challenge [Day 4]

5 Miles A Day Running Challenge Date 12/11/2020 Weather Temperature 61 F Wind 9 mph Distance 5.01 Duration 48:40 Avg Pace 9:42 min / mile Calories burned 694 Nutrition Breakfast – A bowl of oatmeal (40g) for breakfast and a cup of coffee for breakfast Lunch – Small bowl of steamed rice, poached chicken, black […]

5 Miles A Day Run Challenge [Day 3]

5 Miles A Day Running Challenge Date 12/10/2020 Weather Temperature 50 F Wind 7 mph Distance 5.01 Duration 49:41 Avg Pace 9:55 min / mile Calories burned 699 Nutrition Breakfast – A bowl of oatmeal (40g) for breakfast and a cup of coffee for breakfast Lunch – (2) slices of pizza and a large unsweetened […]

5 Miles a Day – Run Challenge[Day 2]

5 Miles A Day Running Challenge Date December 9, 2020 Weather Temperature 43 F Wind 8 mph Distance 5.00 Duration 47:21 Avg Pace 9:27 min / mile Calories burned 686 Nutrition I ate a light breakfast – a bowl of oatmeal. Before I ran, I consumed a generous slice of hot, freshly made banana nut […]

Let’s go! 5 Miles a Day Run Challenge [Day 1]

5 Miles A Day Running Challenge Date December 8, 2020 Weather Temperature 43 F Wind 13 mph Distance 5.01 Duration 47:53 Avg Pace 9:33 min / mile Calories burned 689 Nutrition Tried to eat something small before running. Since I hadn’t eaten anything all day, it makes sense to have something in my belly. I […]

My Run 5 Miles A Day Challenge

The inspiration to run 5 miles a day for 30 days challenge came after gaining a lot of confidence completing my most recent running challenge. Starting a public running log to give me an increased degree of accountability. The long runs I incorporated into my challenge gave me the assurance I could increase the miles with my next […]

How will running 5 miles a day change my body?

My new running challenge is running 5 miles a day for 30 days. Having just completed my 3 miles a day for 30 days challenge, I am ready to up the ante! Here are some concerns I have as I embark on my fitness journey. Is it OK to run 5 miles a day? In […]

Long Run Saturday [Day 28]

December 5, 2020. 6-miler! It had been raining non-stop for the past 12 hours leading into this morning. And when I say raining, I mean it was coming down sideways. I checked the forecast last night and it showed a break in the weather right around 11am. Like clockwork, the clouds parted and the sun […]

11 Tips For Running in the Wind

Why is running in the wind so tiring? It’s really a basic concept of resistance. The wind pushes against you. As a result, you expend additional energy to perform the same running workout as you normally would on a low or minimal windy day. I live on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and the wind […]