Weekly Workout

winter 26.2 training w1 | Weekly Workouts


Well, I am officially through my first week of marathon training for 2017! I am pacing the Garmin Marathon in April 🙂 Yeah, this was my first marathon (ever) last year and I have learned a lot! I am excited to be able to pace this race! Here we go!

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Weekly Workouts

Monday- Since I had the day off work and little man was at daycare, I decided to go for a long run! I found a lot of other things to do during the morning and early afternoon…and the hubs kept asking, “Soooo…are you going to go run?” Finally…I went! 

Tuesday- Since the weather is cold in the morning, I pushed my run to lunchtime. Yeah…it didn’t really get warm so my run was still quite cold.

Wednesday- Since I didn’t care to be in the cold, I decided to head to the gym.

Thursday- Even though it is a “rest day”, I headed to the gym to walk my miles for the day! A routine is what I need right now…and a day off is not in the cards…

Friday- Yeah…another gym day!

Saturday- Well, the gym doesn’t open until later in the morning…bums! So, I headed out with the crew! My feet didn’t last more than one lap… Oh well – you win some, you lose some. Take what you can get! My Knuckle Lights sure lit the way! I am testing these running lights as a ambassador for BibRaveLearn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! 🙂 Check them out!

Sunday- While my day didn’t start with a mile (or few), it finished up with one while the hubs was making dinner 🙂

Weekly Miles : 40 miles

40 / 2,017 miles in 2017


Next Week’s Projected Workouts

I plan on hitting the gym most mornings this week…or at least the ones that are less than 30 degrees… We will have a warmer week and might have some easy 2-a-days to take advantage of the afternoon warmth while keeping my early morning routine. 

Make it a good one!!

Check out some awesome #linkups this week!

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As always, there is the great Weekly Wrap link-up with Holly & Tricia! Check out the #MotivateMe Monday, hosted by Lucie & Janice! Also, check out Ilka & Angela’s Sunday Fitness & Food link up!

Check out the Tuesday’s on the Run gang as well: Patty,  Erika,Marcia! I am also linking up with Annmarie, JenNicole, & Michelle for Wild Workout Wednesday 🙂 Check out the Coaches Corner linkup with Suz, Rachel, Debbie, & Lora!

How did your training week go? What are you training for?

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16 thoughts on “winter 26.2 training w1 | Weekly Workouts

  1. I like running outside so much more that a treadmill but I’d rather do that resort to that when it is super cold out. Especially when it is snowing and it ends up freezing like it did this weekend.

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  2. Looks like your are off to a good start with your 2017 training! I’ve been running in the cold weather too lately. I don’t mind the cold when I’m dressed appropriately!

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  3. You had a great start to the year with your workouts! I miss long runs…I look forward to running 7 this weekend, it’s been over a month since I’ve gone that far, so great job with your 15!

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  4. Coming to you via the Weekly Wrap!:) I can imagine that it is cold there to run! I lived in Olathe from 2001-2005. I didn’t race then, only occasionally ran! I remember going to the gym a lot back then because it was so cold! Very, very cool that you are pacing the Garmin Marathon!

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    1. Welcome! My family and my hubs family all live in Olathe, and my parents live down the street from the Garmin headquarters 🙂 The gym still isn’t that full in the morning…the cold seems to keep people inside and even away from the warm confines of the treadmill 🙂

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    1. I would totally be running on a treadmill at home if I had one! The gym is a great option this time of the year. I would love to run inside if the temps are anything below 20…but my long runs have been QUITE cold lately!

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    1. I look at my watch a ton! Pacing is as much mental as it is physical…keeping my runners going is a big thing and i find myself checking my watch several times a mile…much more in the first few miles so (A) I don’t start them too fast and (B) I keep the increasing speeds per mile. Other than that, it is ALWAYS a great experience! I just hope that the full marathon will be as great as the half marathons I pace 🙂

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  5. Great job on getting in all of those miles!! I agree with you and the cold, sometimes I’m in a mood to suck it up, layer up and do it, and other days I prefer the comfort of a dreadmill. Thanks for linking up with Lucie and I, we hope to see you again this week!

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