One Hour Self Challenge

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    Anybody interested in setting the timer for an hour and seeing what you can do. It’s not a competition, it’s more about challenging yourself then posting the results. If you post give a little background (shod/barefoot, running/walking/something else, was it road/trail/beach/something else, weather conditions, and anything else that may seem pertinent.
     
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    I’ll start...
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    Yesterday I ran a mix of asphalt roads, concrete sidewalks, and maybe a mile of grass Barefoot. It was a sunny 25C/77F with a light breeze.

    My goal is to do 8 miles an hour by the end of October.
     
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    And today was a Trail Run whilst Barefoot, pretty much got the result I expected...
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    ...a variety of terrain (hard pack trail, mud, rock, pine needles, pine cones, roots (damn them anyway), a short stretch of paved path, and constant elevation change. 28C, blue skies, and a deep and abiding appreciation for all the trees providing shade.
     
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    Went out for my usual weekend run -so I thought I'd try and make a note of where I got to after an hour. Pretty gentle run really, more or less flat all the way & a mixture of asphalt type surfaces -some rougher than others, barefoot. Enjoyed myself so much that when I looked at my watch I'd missed the hour mark by a few minutes..:rolleyes:. Reckon I'd covered about 9.5km by that point anyway -so a bit of an approximate starting point for me! (note to self: -pay attention to the task in hand next time!)..:)
     
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    This is a neat idea to inspire others to want to run and share what the details of their run was like. Thanks, BC!
     
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    Today's run. 6.01 miles in 1:02:48 for an average pace of 10:27. I'm a little slower in the sand. More time to enjoy running on the beach.
     

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    Sand run- I’m a little envious, it’s been awhile since I’ve had an opportunity for that. Hoping the lake we’re going to for the weekend has a stretch I can get out on.
     
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    Thanks TJ
     
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