Thursday Track: What Do You Call This Time of Year?
- Written by Bwana Bwana
November 1, 2018
Fall colors and late summer temperatures greeted Tom Cali, Judd Michael, Costas Maranas, Meira Minard, CJ Wagner, Andy Maguire, Bob Shafer, Jaimie Wright, Mike Zimmerman, Dan Coughlin, Josh Litofsky, Rich Harter, Adam Ilgen, David Lloyd, and Marty Mazur as they headed for the track. It was around 60 and humid, conditions we haven’t had since summer turned tail and fled with its tail on fire a few weeks ago. So is this Indian Summer? No one has ever given me a satisfactory definition of that term, but I’ll take today’s conditions, whatever you call them, any time, especially in November. The only drawback was that recent rains had made the field muddy in spots.
Bwana Gave out a no-turns workout to reduce the chance of slipping on mud. All straights. Five laps of running the long straights, each 270 meters. Not much rest between, though! So run them hard, but not so hard that you can’t keep them consistent with short rest!
Who knows what next week will bring? Will we get a dusting of snow, or a mini-heat wave? We’ll see soon enough. Until then,…