Thursday, April 21, 2011

One Mile Challenge?

Some guys at work have quite boldly challenged me to a one mile challenge. As in . . . they were talking a lot of shit and saying that there was no way that I could beat them! I wasn't having any of that, so I said "Let's do this!"

In one week from today, I will be racing a mile against:


  • A 27 year old, out of shape, smoker (in his defense he still has some MI state records in swimming on the high school level)

  • A 25 year old ex college soccer player. Hasn't worked out since college.

  • A 35 year old who runs 2 milesx 5 days a week (around 15:00) and lifts 6 days per week --> who is also known as my fiance. He ran the Turkey Day Mile in 6:56 w/my little brother and wasn't winded.

I'm the most worried about the fiance! But, I don't think that any of them will approach the mile the right way; i.e., they will start SUPER fast!


AND ... the want to do it at lunch (90 degree weather). So, I think that is an advantage to me! :)


Thoughts?


Track yesterday was hard. I ran at 6:3oPM instead of AM and it was 85 degrees. The workout was 1200 400 1200 400 1200 400


I ran: 4:48 94 4:55 94 4:58 89


HARD!!!


Ran 6 this morning as a recovery!




8 comments:

  1. Those "poor" guys are not going to know what hit 'em! Haha! Have fun!

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  2. It's hard to run when it's 85 degrees, that's what happened on my run yesterday.

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  3. thoughts? smash those boys and make them regret the challenge.

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  4. Sounds like the boys are in for a beatdown. Drop the hammer on 'em.

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  5. Go Jaime!!!! You can beat those boys!!!! GOOD LUCK!

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  6. I want to be there for this! When is it?! Jaime you got it! GIRL POWER

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  7. nice workout! you are going to kill it against them!

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  8. This needs a webcast. I can't wait to hear how it goes! You can do it.

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