Track Rabbits

Just a quick post to prove that this not-so-early-bird can indeed be up before the sun shines.

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5:22AM – I start on my first lap at the track at the middle school just across the street from my hotel.

A few laps later I saw Rabbits! Or rather Wabbits as Elmar Fud would say.  I would keep on seeing them run across the track in front of me throughout the morning.  Entertaining I say – well, everything’s entertaining at five in the morning.

Around 6:30 or so the football team came out and turned the lights on over the football field.  However they stayed on a nearby practice field and I got to keep on truckin’.

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The lighting was good because I was a bit concerned about the slightly interesting drainage design that had a big ol’ ditch right along the inside of the track – given I was running in the dark and using the edge as my guide.

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Some 62 laps later I was done.  15.5 miles on the track, including 10×1600 at 6:20 per mile.  Wootage!  Time to head to work, and then fly home!

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Oh…and I got chocolate milk free from the little hotel breakfast buffet.

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11 Comments

  1. Hey, your garmin says you cheated across the field once! ;)

    15.5 miles on the track is a tough workout...good job getting it done.

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  2. I love the view from above. It looks nuts!!

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  3. 62 laps on a track would have made me crazy! (Of course you run a lot faster than I do so maybe you didn't have time to get terminally bored?) Still. Yay you!

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  4. See.. 5:30 isn't so bad. :) 4:25 on the other hand...

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  5. Dude--thats insane. There is no way I could have handled that many laps on a track. 8 laps drive me nuts.

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  6. This sounds like a punishing workout. Bunnies are good though. I love how you workout no matter where you are or what you are doing. We'll probably be watching you online someday at Kona.

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  7. I just read your post to deirdre and she said, "Ray? is nuts."

    :)

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  8. The early bird always get the worm, or in your case rabbits. Lol, nice work. 15 miles on track make me a mad women, you've one upped me.

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  9. great post you have been busy this days

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  10. Thats way to many miles for a track workout... you are nutx :)

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  11. 15.5m on the track?!?!? i love that you say everything is amusing early in the morning. for me, NOTHING is amusing that early in the morning...

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