Tuesday, October 28, 2008

A Chiseled Body

I love this piece of art outside the local fitness club. It's what we are all trying to accomplish. Making over our bodies with diet and exercise.




I didn't PR at the half marathon, but I did get a PR in the weight department. On Sunday I weighed in at 212. The lowest I've been since I started running back in June of 2006.

Tonight I wanted to see if I could run 3 miles at the pace that I was running last November. My PR for a 5k was at the Las Vegas Turkey Trot. I ran at a pace of 9:49.

Tonight like you can see in the chart below, I ran at a 10:56 pace. I got a little work to do. My first mile was at 10:05, but then I started to fade. I have three 5k's in November, so I am hoping that I can make one of them a PR.

I, also, have 2 10k's. It'd be nice to make a PR there too. I'll need to get below 1:07:59. At the half I did the first 10k in 1:09:22. But, it was down hill.

November is PR month!



7 comments:

CurrentlyVince said...

Congrats on your progress Pat! I hope you get a chance to do some damage to 10K course soon. Are races of that distance as scarce over there as they are here, compared to 5Ks?

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Jeff said...

Nice job on the weight Pat. Just 10 pounds to catch you!

Great goal for November, too. I would think with your weight down, you should be able to knock a few of those PR's out!

Chad in the Arizona Desert said...

That's a great statue. It sounds like you have been chisling the pounds off yourself very well. Great job! A PR November indeed. Go for it!

Darrell said...

I've found racing 5Ks is a great way to increase your speed. It is like speedwork in disguise, plus you get a t-shirt.

Marathoner in Training said...

Great job on the running, and being the model for the artwork. That looks a lot like you.

Lisa Slow-n-Steady said...

Great job with your weight loss. Keep at it!