As always – great info.
I am planning on next fall for that half mary goal of 1:15.
A couple of years ago I ran consistent (with some coaching from Zeke) for about 3-4 months and I ran a half mary in 1:27. I know the 12 minutes is huge – but I think that after a year and a half it shouold be with-in reach.
Run – I know you are trying to help – I do have short term goals –
going to do Fish Day this Saturday – mostly to get in an 8k (plus warm up) and feel out where I am for pace. For the last 3 weeks I have been running – not paying attention to pace or trying for extra distance – just running. Next short term goal is Al's Run (8k) in Milwaukee on Sept 20th. I am going to race that one, I have a 10K training schedule that I will follow for it. From there I will base build until spring and try the South Shore half mary to gauge where I am at and create a training plan for a fall (2009) half mary to go after my goal.
My ultimate goal is Disney's Goofey Challenge in January 2010.