Race week! Here's the breakdown:
Monday (Sept. 10): off.
Tuesday (Sept. 11): 8 miles, :57, 7:10/mile, out-and-back on the Cap City Trail to the Turville Point trails. Relaxed miles. Felt good.
Wednesday (Sept. 12): 6 miles, :41, 6:50/mile, Cap City Trail to Monona Bay loop. A bit up tempo today with 4 x 30sec pick-ups.
Thursday (Sept. 13): off.
Friday (Sept. 14): 5 miles, :38, 7:30/mile, out-and-back on the Cap City Trail. Easy miles and feeling rested.
Saturday (Sept. 15): The North Face Endurance Challenge - Madison 50 mile, Kettle Moraine State Park, WI, 3rd place, 6:20:57, 7:38/mile. See my Race Report: TNF Madison 50 mile for more.
Sunday (Sept. 16): off. I'm feeling much less sore than I had expected. Should be back on the trails by Tuesday or Wednesday.
Weekly Totals: 69 miles, 8hrs:40. A strong race performance and a great deal gained in experience during the race. Back to training in a few days.