8/2 run 51 mins (3x1600m) @ ATT soft side in New Balance MT10 Trail Minimus
3x1600m with 60 sec rest
1. 8:52 HR avg 168
2. 9:37 HR avg 170
3. 10:30 HR avg 174
temp 95 (about 6:40pm start)
HR avg 161 max 180 (average heart rate includes 10 min warm-up, 10 min cool-down and 60 second rest intervals)
This was a nice "welcome back" to running after taking a two week hiatus. Ok, I just lied, it was hot, unpleasant and I was pretty miserable. This was my first time running with 60 seconds of rest between intervals. I tried to pace myself, but without a pool to jump into in between intervals I just start to burn up the longer I'm out there. It was all I could do to keep my legs moving on that last mile. Not fun, but not a bad workout for having skipped all my runs since the 14th. Looking back at march I did a similar set of 2 mile repeats in 8:15 and 8:37, so hopefully it's just the heat making slow.