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Still running

September was the biggest month yet, mainly getting some extra training in before I ended up subjecting myself to the Sydney Running Festival Half-Marathon.

Nike+ stats, October 2009

I didn’t actually find the HM too bad, with all those people around and everyone pretty much keeping pace, I didn’t once feel an overwhelming desire to quit running and break into a walk. I was pretty tired afterwards, my legs/knees were a little sore, copped some hefty blisters on both my big toes and I think I’ve lost a nail on one toe, apart from that - not too bad :D

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Running redux

A little late to the party, I just realised that there’s a new Nike+ website with an all new design and much improved performance - so time to update the shots of my stats. See my previous post for the before shots.

Nike+ run

Everything is themed in orange due to my Nike+ “level” being the second tier where I’ve logged more than 49K (yellow level) and less than 250K (green). Two more kilometers and it’s into the green.

Nike+ history

There’s also a new social feature that allows you to add friends and share your profile - so here’s mine.

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I went for a run

Nike+ Running

Usually not one to feel the need to participate in any kind of organised exercise I decided back in January to start running to get myself fit, after all, one needs to be prepared at all times in case called upon to make one’s Formula 1 debut…

One of the first things I did was invest in some decent shoes and gear, shoes in particular making all the difference. Being an information and statistics junkie, I also picked up a Nike+ kit to keep tabs on my running. After using it for a couple of weeks, I found it was also brilliant for staying motivated to try and beat my personal best time and distances whenever possible. At first I found that it wasn’t very accurate though after a couple of different attempts at callibrating it eventually started tracking distances with a fair degree of accuracy.

Nike+ run

I’ve included a couple of sample graphs that are provided by the Nike+ service. Top one shows my run log, bottom one showing a recent run that happened to take my total distance covered since January past 125kms.

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