The King of Controversy Running Blog at FastRunningBlog.Com Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:52:31 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Mon, Nov 13, 2017 <p>Well everyone. Controversial Cam is officially back. Today&#39;s controversy is small and mostly a warm up for what is to come but don&#39;t let that stop you from getting in on it. I&#39;m really bugged over this whole Christmas Music before Thanksgiving argument. Does it even matter what time of year we listen to Christmas Music? It seems so stupid that people get worked up over people listening to Christmas Music immediately following the close of Halloween. Why can&#39;t I listen to Christmas Music in June or on Valentines Day or on Presidents&#39; Day.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>PM - 5.25 miles. 42 minutes easy. Sorry I haven&#39;t blogged in a while. I&#39;m not in the habit yet. It was a good run today after work just as the sun was starting to set. It was super beautiful as I ran up Turkey Farm Road and got out of the city. It got kind of dark but I liked it. I&#39;m feeling pretty good right now. I&#39;ve mostly just been building up mileage slowly over the past couple weeks just to get back in the swing of things but I just want to start running faster and farther already. I&#39;ll probably pick it up some more in the coming weeks.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:00:00 Fri, Nov 10, 2017 <p>PM - 3.5 miles. 30 minutes with 3x1 min. fartleks with 1 min recovery and 1 mile race. I ran over to this Fun Run that my good friend, Logan Hall, was doing for a project to help homeless students in the Washington County School District. I honestly wasn&#39;t planning on racing this thing so I did a small fartlek workout before. I found out that Evan Boyer wanted to race though so I ended up racing him. I was already tired before the race but he was tired too so mid race, I surged and tryed to see if I could break him and for a little bit I thought I had but he didn&#39;t give up and gave a killer last 400 meters to beat me and I didn&#39;t have the guts to out kick him. It was fun to race someone again.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:00:00 Thu, Nov 09, 2017 <p>PM - 4.5 miles. 32 minutes. A late night run by myself. I&#39;m pretty busy with life so when I don&#39;t get my run in in the morning, it either doesn&#39;t happen or it&#39;s late. But it was a good run. I kept a fast pace because I was feeling fresh. I also just started using a new watch (at least new to me) although it is an old watch - the Garmin Forerunner 610. I actually haven&#39;t had a watch since I&#39;ve gotten home so I&#39;ve just kind of run and did whatever for a month. The new watch is great though. I have never had a Garmin which I regret because it is just so much nicer than my other watches.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 07:00:00 Wed, Nov 08, 2017 <p>PM - 3.5 miles. 30 minutes. Late night run. It was fun but I was tired so not super fast. I am just so happy to be able to run as much as I have since I got home as I didn&#39;t run much on my mission.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 08 Nov 2017 07:00:00 Tue, Nov 07, 2017 <p>AM - 3.5 miles. 30 min easy. A bit faster pace than yesterday but still a very chill pace. I ran up Foremaster&nbsp;hill. I felt good but running up foremaster was definitely tough.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 07:00:00 Mon, Nov 06, 2017 <p>Hey everybody, I&rsquo;m back. Well, I&rsquo;ve been home from my mission for a month already and have been running a bit but this is my first time back to the blog. I don&rsquo;t really know if I&rsquo;ll ever bring back my controversies but we will see.</p> <p>AM - 4.25 miles. 35 minutes with fast finish.&nbsp;My sister woke up late this morning so she missed her long run with the team so she came out with me and got a short run in,&nbsp;at least. &nbsp;The pace for me wasn&rsquo;t very fast but I know my sister felt it. Hopefully, I didn&rsquo;t kill her. My body is feeling good for&nbsp;only running a little bit on my mission, I&rsquo;m still in okay shape. I ran a 5:30 mile my last week in the mission field if that gives you an idea of where I&rsquo;m at. I gained like 15 pounds on my mission but it wasn&rsquo;t bad weight. It just gave me the fat back that I didn&rsquo;t have when I was a runner. So I&rsquo;m not fat.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 07:00:00 Sat, Nov 04, 2017 <p>AM - 7.5 miles. 50-60ish minutes with some workout thing (4x1:00 repeats at varying paces, 3 times). I ran the workout with the team this morning. It was a good workout and felt good to push a bit and it didn&#39;t kill me as much as I thought it would, being in the shape I&#39;m in.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Sat, 04 Nov 2017 06:00:00