(a) Column 1. The Index for day of the month.
(b) Columns 2-13. "
DAILY RECORD BOXES
" January to December, spaces to enter (daily) either the appropriate number of
miles run, or enter
for no miles run; if less then a full mile is run then record the number in
tenths (i.e. ½ mile = .5).
(c) Columns 2-13. Bottom row of spaces: "
MILES RUN THIS MONTH
Add up all the miles run that month. Enter the total here.
(d) Columns 2-13. Next to bottom row, the upper triangle:
NUMBER OF RUNS THIS MONTH
". Add up the number of times you ran that month. Xs count as nothing. Enter
the total in the upper triangle.
(e) Columns 2-13. Next to bottom row, the lower triangle:
". This is the average mileage of all runs made that month. To compute this
average, divide "MILES THIS MONTH" (item c above) by "NUMBER OF RUNS THIS
MONTH" (item d). The result is the "MONTHLY AVERAGE". Enter the result in the
lower triangle. If doing the math reminds you of making out your tax return,
leave the averages out. This number is not important. It helps advanced
runners fine tune.
(f) Column 14. Right Side Day Index. Helps pinpoint the day late in the year.
(g) Column 15. Entire upper portion - "YOUR WEIGHT".
Weigh yourself every few weeks. Enter the result in these spaces. There are
25 spaces for this purpose.
(h) Column 15. Next to bottom space, lower triangle -
AVERAGE THIS YEAR
". This is the average mileage of all runs made this year. To compute this
average: divide "TOTAL MILES THIS YEAR" (item i below) by "TOTAL NUMBER OF RUNS
THIS YEAR" (item j) The result is the "AVERAGE THIS YEAR". Enter the result in
the lower triangle of column 15.
(i) Column 15. Bottom space: "
TOTAL MILES THIS YEAR
Add up all the miles run in the year and enter the total in this space.
(j) Column 15. Next to bottom space, upper triangle:
TOTAL NUMBER OF RUNS THIS YEAR
NUMBER ON THE CHART
Add up the number of times you ran this year. Enter the total in the upper
triangle. This is the number that you should try to top next year - perfect
is, of course, 365. Try for 100. But 200 is an extraordinary year. Above that
(k) The 52
are the WEEKLY markers, each one represents a SUNDAY. The dots are a good
spot to pencil in your weekly totals. Weekly divisions are more informal and
up close then months and seasons. A weekly grind is the basic rhythm of life.