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Running Times

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2006 09:35:52 -0300 (CLST)

[This should become a regularly updated thread to keep track of my best
times for various routes].

Santiago West:
N from the house to the river.  West along the river to the park.  Back
East along Yanez(?).
I just knocked over a minute off my best time (prev 26:07), down to 24:59.
 Late Nov, 8:30 start, worried it would be too warm, but felt good, hit no
traffic (Sunday), and held on at the end.

La Serena South:
South from the flat out past Quatro Esquinas; West a block and back North.
Current best time 32:27


Santiago West, 24:52

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2007 09:53:30 -0300 (CLST)

Sunday again.  Pushed hard at end, but otherwise normal.  Seems like
Sunday traffic makes a big difference.  Still, nice to back at this form
after not running so much with a cold.  24:52.


Slower, but doing the distance

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2007 08:15:25 -0400 (CLT)

It's blurring into memory, but the stress of Tololo near the end, some bad
colds, and a few other problems really hit my running.  Distance dropped
and today is the first time in months that I've completed the west route
(prev best time 24:52).  Time was 26:53, but I was running very carefully
to make sure I did the distance.


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