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Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 2/20, 2018 8:02 am
Intervals - freezing cold. Tights, gloves, beanie, jacket, long sleeve..... Warm up for 1.25 miles Intervals - 4x1 mile at half marathon pace Still tight in upper hamstrings....90% healed...need 10 seconds per lap...getting there.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Sunday, 2/18, 2018 9:05 am
Recovery... Testing legs, heart, and internals....all pass....
Profile: Bob Anderson Tuesday, 2/13, 2018 9:31 am
BUT I am still getting in my 20 plus miles per week. Just a lot of it is walking...but that is okay for right now.
Profile: Bob Anderson Tuesday, 2/13, 2018 9:30 am
It was so nice last week but has gotten a little chilly but still good for running. Just wished I could shake this Sciatic nerve issue I am having...
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 2/13, 2018 7:24 am
Intervals Warm up for 1.2mi - cold Intervals - 2x1mi 1x0.5mi Hamstring still gimpy, stiff, sore,......
Profile: Todd Morimoto Monday, 2/12, 2018 7:20 am
Recovering with yoga and short run today. Hamstring on the mend. Still need miles for Napa Marathon coming up.
Profile: Bruce Gilbert Sunday, 2/11, 2018 6:50 pm
Training run, 28 degrees
Profile: Bruce Gilbert Friday, 2/09, 2018 12:49 pm
Moderate training run
Profile: Bruce Gilbert Friday, 2/09, 2018 10:36 am
Moderate training run, just under 9 min pace, nice weather today (for Feb).
Profile: Heide Unger Thursday, 2/08, 2018 1:37 pm
First mile mostly 9-15% incline.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 2/06, 2018 7:57 am
Recovery Have strained hamstring from half on Sunday. Took it easy jog for 1/4 mile jogging then stretch. Did 8 of these until pain was dull ache. Felt better on last lap with slight pain.
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 2/05, 2018 6:26 pm
Our next Double Racing Event is coming up March 11 in Palo Alto. Double 8K...Hope you can join us!
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 2/05, 2018 10:39 am
Ran and walked 12 miles over the weekend. My left leg is not right but I am working on it. I will be ready to DO THE DOUBLE in Palo Alto March 11...
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 2/02, 2018 7:24 am
Easy Taper Finish with 4x0.25mi...feeling rested for half on Sunday.
Profile: Roger Wright Thursday, 2/01, 2018 9:50 am
Ran 6 miles on treadmill.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 2/01, 2018 7:25 am
Progression Run Taper Warm up for 2 miles Tempo - 1x2mi 1x1mi 1x0.5mi 2x0.25mi
Profile: Heide Unger Thursday, 2/01, 2018 1:20 am
Midnight TAJI100 opener
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 1/31, 2018 8:04 am
Easy Taper Kept heart rate low...focus on form with Newton's.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 1/30, 2018 7:25 am
Intervals Warm up 1 mile Intervals - 2x1mi 2x1200 2x800 2x400
Profile: Todd Morimoto Monday, 1/29, 2018 7:20 am
Easy shake out run after yoga and core. Used new Boston Addidas - light and cushioned boost foam.
Profile: Heide Unger Sunday, 1/28, 2018 5:41 pm
Sunnyvale, Alviso and Coyote trails.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Saturday, 1/27, 2018 5:26 pm
Long Run Kept fast pace throughout for sub 8 per mile long run. Felt good at end.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 1/26, 2018 7:57 am
Easy Endurance Fatiguing legs for tomorrow's long run.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 1/25, 2018 7:25 am
Tempo Warm up for 2 miles, 2x3mi at marathon, 1 mile cool down with 2x0.25mi
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 1/24, 2018 8:00 am
Easy Form Run Focus on hips forward with lean...used Newton to do midfoot strike. Finished with 4x0.25mi with jog between strides.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 1/23, 2018 7:26 am
Intervals 1 mile warm up 2x1600 2x1200 2x800 2x400
Profile: Todd Morimoto Monday, 1/22, 2018 7:22 am
Yoga first with core, then easy run.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Sunday, 1/21, 2018 11:34 am
Long Run Early, cold morning run....
Profile: Todd Morimoto Saturday, 1/20, 2018 1:22 pm
Long Run Warm up for 2 miles Tempo for 2 miles at half marathon (6:40's) Long Hills with SVMC for 16.3 miles in Aldercroft along Alma Road Very cold with numb fingers & ears.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 1/19, 2018 8:03 am
Easy Hills of Winchester and Vasona Focus on cadence at 180 with beeping from Garmin.
Profile: Heide Unger Thursday, 1/18, 2018 11:14 pm
Treadmill and 45 min cross training
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 1/18, 2018 8:17 pm
Tempo Warmup for 2 miles Tempo - 3x2miles with 2miles on the track with group in marathon pace (7's) Cool Down for 2 miles with 5x0.25mi
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 1/17, 2018 5:34 pm
ran 3 miles, 1 hour spin ran 1 mile home.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 1/16, 2018 8:06 am
Intervals Warm up 1.5mi Intervals - 1x1mi 2x1200 2x600 2x500 2x250 Cool Down 0.5mi
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 1/15, 2018 10:32 am
Have been getting in 20 plus miles a week for the last seven weeks. I hope to keep it to 20 as my minimum. Want to be ready to run my first Double in the 70 plus age group. Palo Alto March 11 Double 8K.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Monday, 1/15, 2018 8:08 am
Yoga with shake out run of 1.5miles. Noticed after yoga very loose and running not labor at start with 1 min faster per mile for first mile.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Sunday, 1/14, 2018 11:25 am
Long run in fog. Legs tired.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Saturday, 1/13, 2018 12:25 pm
Long Run Warm up for 6.4 miles on streets near home. Medium run with burst of 5 miles faster until reach marathon pace then back for last 6 miles. Ran with SVMC.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 1/12, 2018 8:00 am
Easy aerobic run on tired legs.
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 1/10, 2018 7:18 pm
Weights, 3 miles, 1 hour spin.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 1/10, 2018 8:04 am
Easy run with light on dark trail.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 1/09, 2018 7:25 am
Warm up for 1.5mi Intervals - 1x1mi (1200, 800, 400, 400, 1200, 800 (2:56)) Cool down for 0.75mi Wet and humid - high 50's (warm)
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 1/08, 2018 1:42 pm
Got in 10.5 miles over the weekend. Sure like running in shorts and a tee shirt unlike wearing six layers in New York. But I do think my training in NYC was very helpful to make these runs out here feel so much easier.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Monday, 1/08, 2018 7:14 am
Yoga with light shake-run afterwards in rain.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Sunday, 1/07, 2018 7:48 pm
Easy long run before sunrise. Sore from yesterday but warmed up by mile 5.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Saturday, 1/06, 2018 7:49 pm
Stanford Dish Run (hills and more hills) Warm up at home course for 6 miles then joined SVMC on Stanford track to dish. Fell on way up on leaves/puddle with scraps on knee, elbow and hand. Great run otherwise with clean air and perfect weather.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 1/04, 2018 7:16 am
Tempo Warm up for 2 miles Tempo for 6 miles Strides - 3x0.25mi Running on tired legs - focus on relaxing.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 1/03, 2018 8:51 pm
Easy Run in dark with wildlife of skunk (maybe), raccoon, loose dog, and cat....had dim light to scare off the red glowing eyes....
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 1/03, 2018 8:12 pm
30 minutes weights, 1 hour spin.
Profile: Bob Anderson Wednesday, 1/03, 2018 4:30 pm
I got in my 1000 miles for the year. It was challenging year with lots of travel and a few situations to deal with. But that was my goal and I made it. Happy New Years!
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 1/02, 2018 8:49 pm
Warm up 1.5mi Intervals - 2x600 1x1mile 2x0.5mi 1x0.25mi Cool Down 1.5mi
Profile: Todd Morimoto Sunday, 12/31, 2017 8:04 am
Easy Taper for Resolution Run (5miles) Warm up with one hill bounding then finish fast with 4x0.25mi at marathon.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Saturday, 12/30, 2017 12:42 pm
Easy Warm up for 8 miles Intervals with track at 5x0.25mi Cool Down
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 12/29, 2017 9:09 am
Easy Hills Warm up to dam Hills - 3xpre-dam hill, 3xdam Cool down
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 12/27, 2017 10:15 am
Easy Run Warm up for 5.5 miles then ran with SVMC for another 5.8 miles along Guadalupe Trial.
Profile: David Long Tuesday, 12/26, 2017 5:11 pm
Just finished up a nice little 6 miler...Absolutely Beautiful out right now!!! :-)
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 12/26, 2017 11:45 am
Warm up for 3.25 miles Interval Progression - 1200 800 400 800 1200 800 400 (Tony special) Cool Down 4 miles Great run with track group and cool down with Wolf Pack.
Profile: Bob Anderson Sunday, 12/24, 2017 9:28 am
Merry Christmas to all Our Ujena Fir Club members. I am up here in Eugene Oregon for Christmas. Yesterday my son, Michael and I ran the Pre Trail. What a fastastic Trail. We ran six miles. Today it is 31 degrees and going out for another six.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Saturday, 12/23, 2017 12:18 pm
Long Run with SVMC Multifaceted pre-Christmas Run Warm up track for 1.75mi Tempo for 2 mi Medium with SVMC for 14 miles with fast finish to coffee
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 12/22, 2017 7:31 am
Hills of Winchester Easy warmup then hills with fast finish of 4x0.25mi... very cold, icy patches on sidewalks and pavement at 31 degrees.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 12/21, 2017 7:18 am
Tempo Winter Day - very cold. Warm up for 2 miles - muscles took longer to warm up Tempo - 2x3miles Cool Down for 1 mile
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 12/20, 2017 3:03 pm
Weights, ran 1 miles, 1 hour spin, ran 1 mile home.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 12/20, 2017 7:58 am
Easy form. Dark, wet run with light. Careful on the trail...roots and cracks.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 12/19, 2017 8:01 am
Warm up 3 miles Fartlek - 2x1.25mi with 1x.25mi Still recovering from 5k on Sunday. Wore new racing flats...light, but no cushion. Careful on foot landing...easy to rotate inward.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Sunday, 12/17, 2017 9:23 pm
Double: Warm up for 5 miles in morning. Race: at 3pm Warm up for 1.25miles Santa Race for 3.1 miles (20:20) - first in age group Cool Down for 0.5miles
Profile: Todd Morimoto Saturday, 12/16, 2017 11:14 am
Long Run Warm up for 4.5miles then tempo interval for 2miles at 6:45 then finish with 13.5 miles easy... ran 2 miles too far and started/stopped watch for intervals on odd not even....
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 12/14, 2017 7:15 am
Warm up 2 miles then tempo intervals - 3x2mi. Ran hot with sweats, jacket, tights, gloves, and hat. Tights were constraining.
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 12/13, 2017 4:51 pm
Walked 1.5 miles while waiting for flight.
Profile: Bob Anderson Thursday, 12/07, 2017 6:41 pm
Our UjENA Fit Club Runners of the Year awards ceremony and the Double Leader Board Awards is being held Friday night Dec 15 in Gilroy. Hilton Garden Inn, 6070 Monterey St., Gilroy. Packet Pick Up for the Christmas Double starts at 6pm. The awards start at 7:30pm. Big annual medals to the top 100 men and women in the rankings. If you have not posted any races you have until Dec 12. RSVP is you are coming to the awards. email me at bob@ujena.com and let me know you are coming and the number in your party. See you soon. Congrats to all our winners. Bob
+reply by kelly emo Tuesday, 12/12, 2017 8:40 pm
Sorry that I won't be able to make it due to a family commitment but I just want to say how inspired I am with all the winners but especially our two female overall winners-- Sharlet for the Double series and Barbara for the Runner of the Year -- Amazing women and amazing runners!!
+reply by Bob Anderson Tuesday, 12/12, 2017 9:52 pm
They are two amazing runners. You are too! We will miss you Friday night,
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 12/12, 2017 8:00 am
Intervals Track Warm up -1.1 miles Intervals - 3x1mi 2x0.5mi Cool Down - 1 mi Cold at track. First 1 mile in sweats, jacket, hat, gloves....
Profile: Todd Morimoto Sunday, 12/10, 2017 9:57 am
Easy Long Run - keep steady pace. Tight hamstrings/glutes.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Saturday, 12/09, 2017 12:16 pm
Easy run on streets then joined SVMC at Quicksilver.
Profile: Bob Anderson Thursday, 12/07, 2017 6:43 pm
The standing leg curls I have been doing the last two weeks has solved my hamstring issues. I actually ran pain free today. But wow, I am not in good shape. Ran three miles in two sessions.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 12/07, 2017 8:01 am
Easy Hills Did 6x6 hills with finish of 4x025mi strides. Glutes sore...dressed in heavy layers.
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 12/06, 2017 5:42 pm
Ran/walked 2 miles.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 12/06, 2017 7:18 am
Easy recovery - still sore. Very cold.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 12/05, 2017 7:59 am
Recovery: Track for easy .75mi then walk over the day.....stiff and sore muscles from marathon.....
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 12/01, 2017 7:07 am
Easy Taper with 6x0.25mi speed up to get leg turn over....
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 11/30, 2017 7:15 am
Easy Taper Warm up then did 1x1mile followed by 4x0.25mi Getting used to marathon pace.....
Profile: Roger Wright Wednesday, 11/29, 2017 12:19 pm
Rand 1 mile, 1 hour spin
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 11/29, 2017 7:53 am
Easy Taper for CIM Ran easy with fast finish of 4x0.25 at half marathon pace.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 11/28, 2017 7:53 am
Intervals Taper Warm up 1.5mi Intervals - 1x1mi 3x0.5mi (Yasso 880's for marathon pace of 3:05/3:06) Cool Down 1.0 miles Very cold. Fingers numb. Gloves on.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Friday, 11/24, 2017 12:43 pm
Medium run - Post Turkey Apocalypse Felt good to run through the heaviness and get blood into the stiff legs with SVMC. Perfect day to run.....see the ducks and smell the roses..
Profile: Bob Anderson Thursday, 11/23, 2017 2:10 pm
Happy Thanksgiving to all our UjENA Fit Club members. See that many of your did a Turkey Run today. Great way to start off the day...
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 11/22, 2017 8:08 am
Easy Taper for Turkey Trot and CIM Warm up then finish with 5x110s at 10k pace...Used Newton's to focus on form.
Profile: Roger Wright Tuesday, 11/21, 2017 2:03 pm
Ran 5 miles with intervals.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 11/21, 2017 8:05 am
Intervals Warm up 2 miles Intervals: 2x1mi 4x0.25mi Running through sickness -- sweating out the virus.
Profile: Bob Anderson Monday, 11/20, 2017 5:11 pm
Got in 10.2 miles over the weekend and another 1.1 miles this morning. My leg is holding me back but at least I can get in some miles.
Profile: Roger Wright Monday, 11/20, 2017 10:21 am
Ran 1 mile to club, 1 hour spin, 5.25 on treadmill and 1 mile home.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Sunday, 11/19, 2017 8:15 am
Hills - Up Lexington to Vulcan entrance. Cold. Stiff from yesterday.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Saturday, 11/18, 2017 12:52 pm
Long Run Warm up for 3 miles Steady with SVMC for 11 miles Finish fast at marathon pace for 3.4 miles (7:30's, 7:14's, 7:15's) - bit slow....pushing it.
Profile: Bob Anderson Friday, 11/17, 2017 6:46 pm
Be sure to get all your races listed. Our year is coming to an end fast. Our awards presentation is the evening of December 15. The night before our Christmas Double in San Juan Bautista. Who is going to be our male and female runners of the year?
Profile: Roger Wright Thursday, 11/16, 2017 5:33 pm
Another 7.25 on the treadmill.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Thursday, 11/16, 2017 7:57 am
Warm up for 2 miles Tempo - 3x2miles at marathon pace Soaked shoes, shorts, jacket, socks with headwind, dark....almost stayed inside, but after the first few steps couldn't stop.... Little water doesn't hurt...it keeps you cool.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Wednesday, 11/15, 2017 7:52 am
Easy Form Focus on form with Newton Fate with finish of 4x0.25mi (marathon pace)
Profile: Roger Wright Tuesday, 11/14, 2017 9:24 pm
7.25 miles of speedwork on treadmill.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Tuesday, 11/14, 2017 7:54 am
Warmup 1.35mi Intervals - 3x1mi 2x0.5mi (last 2:56) Cool Down .25mi
Profile: Bob Anderson Sunday, 11/12, 2017 4:34 pm
Got in 9.7 miles over the weekend. Very easy...needing to get past this hamstring situation.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Sunday, 11/12, 2017 8:58 am
Medium Run Running on very tired legs and low on carbs.
Profile: Todd Morimoto Saturday, 11/11, 2017 5:15 pm
Long Run with SVMC Run along Coyote Creek Trail. Great weather. Excellent conversation.
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