A.M. The ear infection has subsided some, but is still there. Decided to just go ahead and run through it. Ran with Jeff, Daniel, and Mary Ann. The plan was to pace Mary Ann through a long tempo at 6:20 pace until failure or until 20 miles was reached. This is a solid pace for a girl - 2:46:03 marathon, an OTQ. And we are also doing it at altitude on an out-and-back course.
To avoid overstressing the body I went only 6.25 with them. Daniel stopped at the same place as well. Our split was 39:13, which is 6:16 average. Then Daniel and I ran back to the house.
Mary Ann made it to 15 miles on pace with one stop at 10 to eat some snow. We will work on better hydration techiniques.
P.M. 1 mile with Benjamin, Jenny, and Julia in 9:58.