Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Hot, hot, hot!!

Is it just me or is this summer hotter than usual? I find it so hard running in 34degree heat and currently there seems no let up, even the nights don't cool down enough for comfort. Yesterday, after our warm up loop of PH, speedygeoff led us to a steep grassy bank which was slightly in the shade where we ran 20 hill repeats of 100m - up as fast as possible and jogging slowly down on 90secs. It was tough and hot and we all collapsed on the grassy bank for a rest before running the cool down loop to finish. There were 22 of us at training tonight which is a pretty good turnout in spite of the heat.

Time of day: 5.30pm
Distance: 8.50km
Calories burned: 500

This evening after work Mr B and I ran from home and round past Lake Ginninderra through Giralang and back home which is a 10km loop. Although we didn't leave the house until nearly 7pm it was still 34degrees and unbearably hot for running. I found it difficult to maintain speed and by the time I reached home I was literally dripping my way to the shower!

Time of day: 7pm
Temperature: 34degrees
Distance: 10km
Time taken: 58:47
Average pace per km: 5:52
Calories burned: 587
WTD: 18.50km
YTD: 153.50km

1 comment:

  1. I've never seen as many clagged out runners in one spot at one time.

    Even though I was taking it easy, I didn't enjoy it!