Marathon Week 15

Finally I’ve made it to the taper portion of my training schedule! I was really looking forward to reaching this point, but now I feel like I haven’t done enough to prepare and there isn’t time left to correct that. I just keep telling myself to trust my training. Week 15Monday: restTuesday: 5.12Wednesday: 8.01Thursday: 2.56Friday: … More Marathon Week 15

Marathon Week 14

Only four weeks to go! Week 14Monday: restTuesday: 8.33Wednesday: 8.01Thursday: 5.02Friday: restSaturday: restSunday: 13.1 Total miles: 34.46 This week went just as planned. Week 13’s reduced mileage meant my legs were rested and ready for 8 miles on Tuesday instead of my usual 5 miles. My goal was to 1) add a few extra miles … More Marathon Week 14

Marathon Week 13

Week 13Monday: restTuesday: 5.12Wednesday: 5.26Thursday: 5.6Friday: restSaturday: 10.3Sunday: 3.1 Total miles: 29.38 I can’t say I am too pleased with how week 13 of training turned out. Wednesday’s run was supposed to be 8 miles, not 5. It rained pretty hard on Wednesday which is usually the day that I run some trails with a … More Marathon Week 13

Mr. Shoe Update

I know I still need to recap Marathon Week 13 and write up a recap of Growler Gallup, but today is really not about me and my running. Today is Mr. Shoe’s birthday! So let’s talk about his running instead! Even though it took me ages to convince Mr. Shoe to start running, he seems … More Mr. Shoe Update