Marathon Week 6

I am pretty sure that this is my highest mileage week to date. It is kind of exciting to be breaking new mileage records again! I remember training for my first half marathon and getting to the point where each long run became my longest run ever. Monday: restTuesday: 4.0Wednesday: 6.3Thursday: restFriday: 4.0Saturday: 4.0Sunday: 13.06 … More Marathon Week 6

Marathon Week 5

Nine weeks to the half marathon, thirteen weeks to the marathon.  Monday: 1.0*Tuesday: 3.04Wednesday: 6.3Thursday: 3.04Friday: restSaturday: 4.0Sunday: 10.89 Total miles: 28.27 miles *The one mile run on Monday was the Dart for Art race. Race Report coming soon, promise! With a race scheduled on Monday I accidentally ended up with a 6 day stretch … More Marathon Week 5

Marathon Week 4

Monday: 2.56Tuesday: restWednesday: 5.0Thursday: 3.22Friday: restSaturday: 5.3Sunday: 4.0 and 2.24 Total miles: 22.32 miles So you’re probably looking at this and wondering what happened to my long run this week. I was scheduled to do a 10 mile run on Sunday, but my legs just would not cooperate. My Sunday run started with a night … More Marathon Week 4

Marathon Week 3

Three weeks completed, only 15 weeks to go! I kind of went way off schedule this week. I was planning on running 4 miles on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, followed by 8 on Sunday. Of those runs, I only actually followed through with the Sunday 8. I still logged the 20 miles I was aiming … More Marathon Week 3

Dart for Art

I just made a bit of a last minute addition to my race calendar: The Ann Arbor Mile – Dart for Art! It is a one mile race (obviously!) that takes place the week of the art fair. I have a degree in history of art, so as soon as I saw this event I … More Dart for Art

Marathon Week 2

Two weeks down, sixteen weeks to go! This past week actually went really well. The biggest obstacles that I encountered were the heat and humidity and when I remember how cold it was this winter, they don’t seem quite so terrible. My legs were pain free and I felt like I even had a few … More Marathon Week 2