30 weeks of Marathon training.

just a spot to write about the next 30 weeks….of running.

Tag Archives: Speedwork

Rest week working like it should

The first 2-3 days of rest week felt difficult.  More because I was tired, and my left leg was bothering me still. Somewhere on Wednesday things started to feel really really good.  I had a tiny brick- 20 minute spin and 2 mile run. I thought the run would stink but it turned out fantastic. …

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Tracktown Thursday

Thursday is currently speed work day on my plan. So I rolled out of bed, feeling a mix of anxiety and tiredness. I do not love this workout.  The thing about speed work is that when it is being done correctly, you do not actually feel very good. Look at the facial expressions.  This is …

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Marathon Day 25

The stars aligned for me today at least in the workout area. On the workout plan was Swim 1 hr 15 mins or cycle 1 hr and 15 mins. Well, the gym was closed for renovations AGAIN.  But the pool was left open, so I swam for an hour and 16 minutes, very slowly. I …

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Week 4 done, on to Week 5

Not so thrilled lately with the way training has been going.  Work and my social life seem to be getting in the way a bit of my training.  Of course, work provides me with money, and being a bit social is also important.  This week should be much quieter, I do not have major meetings …

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This weeks training in review.

This week, my training was really really Off. It started with the 7 mile run on the clay trail.  Followed the very next day by speed work on the Treadmill.  Followed by an intense need (not surprisingly) to rest.  None of that would have been a problem except I had a 5K that I needed …

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I Run for Pizza 5K

This has been a strange strange week for me in training.  I am really struggling with putting in the runs in a way that benefits me.  When I started I was just fitting them in, and yes, it has only been 2-3 weeks, so I am still in the “starting” phase.  I have plenty of …

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