Saturday, January 24, 2009

1 hour postal swim

Sat Jan 24th 2009

did the postal hour swim in today's practice

NEXT MEET: USA Swimming Austin Grand Prix Austin TX
March 5 - 7, 2009 40 days away
Meet format: Short Course AM, Long Course PM
http://www.utexas.edu/longhornaquatics/meets
MEET INFO IS UP

6:30 - 8:00
Whitney coached SCY swim center main pool NO Blocks
swam beside Larry Amy & Brandon
wore blue seventy nero comp

warmed up till 6:52

we started the one hour swim at 6:55
tried to stay long smooth and relaxed
whitney counted started out easy didn't want to die
hoped to keep up with larry
in the first 1000 I had arm cramps then they went away,
I wound up lapping Larry 3 times
towards the end I felt like I was close to getting calf cramps but I didn't get a full on cramp
whitney put a kick board in the water after each 1,000


here's my 500 / 1000 / 1650 splits

500 5:43.1

1000 11:23.1 5:40.0

1500 17:00.2 5:27.1

1650 18:40.0

2000 22:33.1 11:10.0 5:32.9

2500 28:06.5 5:33.4

3000 33:35.5 11:02.4 5:29.0

3300 36:54.2 18:14.2

3500 39:09.1 5:33.6

4000 44:38.4 11:03.9 5:29.3

4500 50:12.4 5:33.3

4950 55:11.1 18:16.9

5000 55:43.3 11:04.9 5:30.9

5350 59:36.2

WENT 5,385 YARDS FOR MY 1 HOUR POSTAL SWIM
which is much further than I thought I'd go

easy 100

here's the national records in my age group Mens 45 - 49
I didn't even know they kept National Records for this stuff
http://www.usms.org/longdist/ldrecords.php

M45-49 Records
Event Name Year Record

1 Hour Postal Gerry Rodrigues 2008 5575 Y

3000 Y Postal Jim McConica 2000 31:10.18

6000 Y Postal Sandy MacDonald 2001 1:05:06.32

5K Postal Sandy MacDonald 2001 1:01:17.02

10K Postal James Stewart 2004 2:13:47.24

1-Mile Cable L Wood 2001 21:11.99

2-Mile Cable James Stewart 2005 41:45.0

2 comments:

Paul said...

dude, you are a freak of nature. that's an amazing swim for a "sprinter."

Ahelee said...

New goals to shoot at!