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Half Vineman 7-31-05

Follow along with me on my training schedule for my Half-Vineman odyssey.
1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bicycle ride, 13.1 mile run.

Click on my "Chronicles" icon at the left for more detailed daily reports
October 2004 Training Archive
November 2004 Training Archive
December 2004 Training Archive
January 2005 Training Archive
February 2005 Training Archive
March 2005 Training Archive
April 2005 Training Archives
May 2005 Training Archives
June 2005 Training Archives
The following is my schedule of events for training leading up to the Half-Vineman
Date
Event
Description
Location
April 9th DONE
Ice Breaker Swim
1/2 mile swim in Lake folsom
Granite Bay
April 17th DONE
Ice Breaker Triathlon
1/2 swim / 16 mile bike / 4 mile run
Granite Bay
April 24th DONE
Wildflower Century
100 mile bike
Chico
May 7th DONE
Wine Country Classic
100 mile bike
Santa Rosa
June 4th
(Canceled due to injury)
(See Chronicles)
Tri For Fun #1
6/10 mile swim / 14 mile bike / 4 mile run
Rancho Seco Park, Sacramento
July 31st
Half Vine Man
1.2 mile swim / 56 mile bike / 13.1 mile run
Start, Johnsons Beach, Guerneville
July 2005 Training Chart
Date
Day
Swim
Yards
Bike
Miles
Run
Miles
Comments
See "Ice Breaker" short video on April Chronicles post of 4-18-05
7-1-05
F
0
0
3
Tried to run from Healdsburg to Windsor, learned about Hydration today (See Chronicles)
7-2-05
S
0
60
4
Rode the Vineman course + and ran 4 miles, learned about poop control (See Chronicles)
7-3-05
S
0
0
13.2
Vineman loop with Vince 2:03:04
7-4-05
M
0
0
0
Off -- butt rash from Sat run -- continuing to learn about poop control :-(
7-5-05
T
1500
0
0
Swam 60 laps about 33:00 (lost time sheet)
7-6-05
W
0
0
0
Off -- MOTOGP Laguna Seca
7-7-05
T
0
0
0
Off -- MOTOGP Laguna Seca
7-8-05
F
0
5
0
Off -- MOTOGP Laguna Seca (rode the bike up Hwy 68 5 miles and climbed the enterance)
7-9-05
S
0
0
0
Off -- MOTOGP Laguna Seca (Ran from parking to booth UP HILL about 2 miles)
7-10-05
S
0
0
0
Off -- MOTOGP Laguna Seca (Ran from parking to booth UP HILL about 2 miles)
7-11-05
M
0
0
0
Off -- MOTOGP Laguna Seca
7-12-05
T
2000
0
0
Swam 80 laps 41:04
7-13-05
W
0
27
8
Ran loop plus out to Slusser / Rode from work home WDC West East Starr
7-14-05
T
2000
0
0
Swam 80 laps 43:24 (See Chronicles)
7-15-05
F
0
0
4
4.25 at 32:55! Personal Best!!!!!! 7.83 MPH!!!!!
7-16-05
S
0
0
0
Off SAG for Healdsburg Century
7-17-05
S
0
59.50
0
Fast ride with the young kids :-) blow up at the end and no run today :-(
7-18-05
M
1500
0
4.25
Ran 4.25 a nice slow 36:52 and swam 1500 yards the same a slow 33:30
7-19-05
T
1500
12.5
0
Swam 60 laps 4 - 10's in /5:01/4:56/4:57/5:00/ 1- 20 in 10:37
Club/WRR/East/ORH/Home (Speed & CLimbing work out) 12.5m 17.2 mph
7-20-05
W
0
0
4
4m at 37:52 Home Starr and back verious sprints (very hot , Bad :-( )
7-21-05
T
2000
22
0
Swam 2000 yards 40:56 / Rode home 22 miles SUPER headwind!! :-( 1:17:03 17.1 mph
7-22-05
F
0
0
4.25
4.25 at 37:54 + 1.7 total 52:44, Becky & Martha
7-23-05
S
2300
23
0
Swam the course! Rode Westside to Healdsburg and home, could not run after :-(
99 degrees out .... Body core felt like 500 degrees :-( Hope it's cooler or I am toast :-(
(See Chronicles)
7-24-05
S
0
0
7.50
Home to Mark West Station and back 70 minyes 6.5mph pace I am ready! Time to TAPER
(See Chronicles)
7-25-05
M
0
0
0
TAPER WEEK Off, Had to many things to do today :-(
7-26-05
T
1000
22.25
0
TAPER WEEK Swam an easy 1000 20:25 than did a nice an easy 22.25 miles at 17.2 mph
7-27-05
W
0
0
4.25
4.25 at 36:55
7-28-05
T
2000
0
0
Swam the course! (See Chronicles)
7-29-05
F
0
0
2
Just the short loop today. READY!!!!!!
7-30-05
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7-31-05
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VINEMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Swim
Bike
Run
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July 05
Totals
15,900
231.25
60.00
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June 05
Totals
13,000
509.25
89.90
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May 05
Totals
8400
400.50
58.50
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April 05
Totals
8900
385.00
26.75
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March 05
Totals
14,975
425.00
82.50
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February 05
Totals
14,650
264.75
49.50
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January 05
Totals
19,200
295.50
25.50
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December 04
Totals
12,350
237
38.00
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November 04
Totals
7,500
325
34.50
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October 04
Totals
6,700
384
15.50
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Grand
Totals
118,675
3,50050
474.40
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Yards
Miles
Miles
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