Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Hello March & February in Review

I wasted no time getting March going by hitting the track for the first time this season (the snow finally melted!) for a 30 x (20 sec hard, 40 sec easy) run workout. 20 secs all out over and over and over and over again start to hurt after awhile! I rounded out the morning with 6.78 miles.

So, Hello March! I have a feeling its going to be a good month, that is, it BETTER be a freaking good month! I have 4 weeks to basically annihilate my body to whip my ass into 70.3 shape!

Here are my February #'s:
Swim: 31500 yards; 11.5 hours
Bike: 350.46 miles, 20.5 hours
Run: 129.18 miles, 18.3 hours

I guess I could describe February as a rock solid month of consistent work. I swam 3X's, biked 4X's, and ran 5X's every week. This was a total PR month for run volume. Every week was a 30+ mile run week, with 35 miles as the highest.

So what else went on in February? I guess the stand out things are that I ran a 4 mile race in Central Park at the beginning of the month, and PR-ed the distance. I also got a creepy photo taken of me looking to kill the photographer:
Apparently running pants are not running fashion friendly...
Bacon will NEVER jump the shark. I fried a lot of bacon this month and fried eggs IN the bacon grease:

Breakfast of Champs!
Some A-Hole decided to hit me, then run for it!


And I bought a snorkel, and proceeded to make myself look like a complete dork ;)
Duuuuuuurrrrrrrrrr


How did your February go? Hit any milestones?

22 comments:

  1. Nice month

    As for me, I want to forget Feb, its sucked all the way around for me, Hello March, is all I have to say about that

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  2. Interesting speed workout. Short and sweet.... but takes forever haha.

    SOLID MONTH! Damn! Keep it going man, you have a HECK of a base to work with now!

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  3. How is the snorkle working out?

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  4. You're a beast, Jon. Good work!

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  5. Rock solid training month is an understatement! You are killing it Jon. Lake Placid ain't got nuthin' on you! Keep up the great effort.

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  6. Awesome training! How goes the snorkeling?

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  7. Excellent numbers dude! We had similar months (as usual). That run volume is so impressive - you are going to be so ready for Galvestion and doing those 4 loops around Moody Gardens!

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  8. Febuary was not a good month for me so I am looking forward to March!

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  9. Whoa, great numbers! That's gotta get you some sweet results! wow!

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  10. u still look like a snork with the snorkle! hahahha
    great month for u!

    and yes, i have to put flossing on my goal list. bc if i dont then i wont floss.
    have a great march!

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  11. Feb was a base building month for summer races. Looks like you got some good quality training done.

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  12. That is a good looking month my friend.

    You are going to rock IMLP.

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  13. The snorkel doesn't make you look like a dork. The snorkel head band is another story.

    I saw this morning on my way to work that the school track here was clear too. I can't believe I'm looking forward to running on a track again.

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  14. Solid month!

    Personally, like BDD, I want to forget February as well.

    Have you seen any cool fish out snorkeling?? :-P

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  15. Wow...your Feb. month was awesome! Nice job!

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  16. I'm with forgetting Feb. too. Great volume, I am sure March will be even better for you!

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  17. Dang, those are some nice numbers!

    I'm pretty happy with my Feb, but would like to raise the bar a bit for March

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  18. Great job!

    http://christy-goingthedistance.blogspot.com/2011/03/why-you-havent-heard-from-me.html

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  19. SUCH a great photo (creepykillerphoto:)

    nice training bro ur on it!

    D

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  20. Damn! My little blogger bro looks like a super stud running in that race:) Not so much in the last picture...ha ha!! Totally needed that:) Still smiling:)

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  21. Wait. What the heck is the snorkel for?

    You know what I love most about the breakfast picture?? The token grapefruit thrown in to healthy it up.

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  22. Great job Jon!

    I honestly think that bacon can make just about everything taste better. :)

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