Mid-Distance Crisis?

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As I posted before, my 5K and 10K results this year have not improved over last year. This week, I ran both 5K and 10K and I PR-ed in neither race. Despite the efforts I gave, I fell short of PRs though the times were not far off my results from last year; however, I ...

Mile Time Trial

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As a response to my earlier post about my Mile pace, I just ran a time-trial on Sunday, so I know what my pace should be on the race day (tomorrow!). I ran 5:10, which is approximately 78 seconds per 400m. This is good to know, because I ran 71 seconds in the first lap ...

Lactate Threshold

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I have been lucky so far in my marathon running where I have PRed in each of five races. Improvements were small in some races - less than one minute, while as much as seven minutes in other races. However, I have not see any speed gain in my 5K and 10K races this year, ...

Search For Next GPS Watch

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As an avid runner, having metrics available while I train is very important. I am currently doing research on GPS watches that make various metrics readily available for monitoring during my run and for analyzing after my run. The challenge is there are quite a few watches out in the market, which makes it hard ...