Friday, May 14, 2010
I thought it might be interesting to track and compare my training for Badwater in 2009 vs 2010 (post-Umstead 100), and, being the number-oriented, chart-preparing person that I am, I created a spreadsheet that will do just that (see below). The spreadsheet shows my Umstead 100 results from 2009 and 2010 (at the top), and then proceeds break down each week up to the day prior to Badwater (remember, Badwater is a Monday-Wednesday event). Also depicted in the spreadsheet - (a) total post-Umstead miles run; (b) total miles run for the 10 week period prior to Badwater (what we are calling our "major" training period); (c) weekly average miles over the 10 week period prior to Badwater; and (d) the Badwater result.
One week prior to Badwater I'll have a post where you can attempt to predict my 2010 Badwater finish time. Perhaps I can get DrymaxSocks to throw in a few pairs of their awesome socks to the person that comes the closest.