WOW! This week started out with a BIG BANG! I was able to finally get my 20-miler out of my training plan and I hit 500+ miles for the year! And with that…we begin the taper for the Garmin Marathon in 3 weeks…3 WEEKS!! EEEEKK,…I am equally excited and petrified of what that day is going to turn out like… Here we go!
Marathon Training – Week 14
Sunday- 20.1 mile LOOOOOOONG run
Well, due to the weather and just plain not wanting to get out while potty training the little guy, I pushed my long run to Sunday…and BOY, WAS IT LONG! There were so many times that I wanted to throw in the towel and head home…but I pushed through. At around mile 12 or so, I found a new road that I hadn’t run yet… The change in scenery helped me get through to 14. Once I was at 14, there was 1 more out-and-back that would take me to the 20-mile point to get home. Wow, I feel so much stronger in mindset that I was able to get through that workout!!
Monday- 2 mile shake-out lunch run
With yesterday’s 20-miler on my legs, I wanted to just get out and clear out a little of the residual soreness – a short lunch run was just the trick : )
Tuesday- 3.13 mile bike to work + 5.12 mile bike over lunch + 3.12 mile bike home
Today was just a day for not running and getting in a little heart pumping time : ) I convinced the hubs to take and pick up little man from daycare so I could bike to work and back. While it is a little on the windy side, I am glad that I was able to!
Wednesday- 2.75 mile morning run + 2.65 mile lunch run
Well, the weather was perfect this morning – so I pushed myself out the door for a morning run! Since the day was going to be beautiful, I also packed my running clothes for a nice lunch run! I decided to make my lunch run a little more interesting by completing my threshold run for the day – yeah, it would have made more sense to do that one BEFORE work, but what can you do?
Thursday- no workout – that is what a “rest day” is for…I think… : )
Friday- 4.5 mile easy run
A beautiful day for a run, that is all : ) Happy legs. Happy heart. Run happy!
Saturday- 3.55 mile
run walk with little man
Well, I had all intention of running my last “long run” today…but the warmer weather on Sunday talked me out of it… So we finished the day with a walk!
Weekly Miles: 37 miles
526 / 2,016 miles in 2016
This Week’s Projected Workouts
Marathon Training – Week 15
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