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Which Half IM to do in 2009?

I met with my new Peak Centre coach, Paul, yesterday to discuss my 2009 IMC training plan. Based on my lactate testing he concluded that I have a huge Z1 and a very squished up Z2-5. Basically, I can do long slow distances forever but really can't speed it up at all. He suggested doing a few 5km and 10km running races between now and March to build up my Z3.

His other suggestion was to do only one Half IM before IMC and it should be in late May or early June. Below are my choices...not sure which one will win out but I know that registration is filling up for all of them quickly!

Shawnigan Lake May 25, 2009

Oliver June 9, 2009

Victoria June 21, 2009


BEADLE said…
That's amazing you were able to find that out ! I can probably walk slowly for short distances with the risk of collapsing -Z20

Nicole said…
Hey Erin,

You may possibly be the only other "twitter runner" that I could actually bump into at a race! Next one for me is the New Balance Fall Classic 5K at UBC...not sure after that, but I'll keep my eyes open for ya!

Nicole (aka: runningbebe)

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