The triathlon training blog of Phil Barnes

Frozen Sole on Legs of 18K

The Frozen Sole lived up to it's reputation again this month with a wind chill of minus 27. We ran 18K yesterday, so we were on somewhat tired legs. Pretty good effort; probably could have gone faster. It felt faster than it really was at the start, likely due to the cold (and tired legs). I was able to surge at the end, dropping down to 4:18 for the final kilometer. I wore the Heart Rate Monitor and was surprised to see my resting heart rate in the 47-48 range while in the car waiting. The average heart rate for the race was lower than usual at 157.