Final DPHM update

Mr. Shoe and I leave today for Florida, family, and sunshine but the race is not until Sunday. It is finally here! Speaking of family, this race is going to be my sister’s first half marathon (and I am so, so impressed by how hard she has been training!). Just one year ago she ran … More Final DPHM update

DPHM Week 11

So week 11 was a bit of a disaster. Nothing really went according to plan, but I can’t be bothered because I leave for the sunshine state in 2 days! Monday: rest Tuesday: 5.26 Wednesday: 4.7 Thursday: rest Friday: 4.7 Saturday: 5.36 Sunday: rest Total Miles: 20 Tuesday was speed work, which, as I mentioned, … More DPHM Week 11

Training Talk

I’m starting to get really excited to begin incorporating more speed work into my training! Last week’s speed work (alternating easy miles and hard miles) felt so good that I decided to do the same thing this week. 1 mile easy*1 mile hard: 7:191 mile easy1 mile hard: 7:100.5 mile easy0.5 mile hard: 7:040.5 mile … More Training Talk

DPHM Week 10

Monday: restTuesday: restWednesday: restThursday: 5.02Friday: 3.74Saturday: 10.67Sunday: 4.7 Total Miles: 24.13 Kind of a weird week for me. The early part of the week was spent deep cleaning our old apartment before handing in the keys on Thursday. I was tired, stressed, and did not feel up to running. The later part of the week … More DPHM Week 10

Three Month View

After reading a couple of January recap posts on other blogs, I thought it might be helpful for me to take a look at how my January shaped up. Since I recap each week of training individually, I don’t think it is necessary to go into too much detail on how the month went. Instead … More Three Month View

DPHM Week 9

Monday: restTuesday: 4.7Wednesday: 5Thursday: 4.7Friday: restSaturday: 12.82 + stridesSunday: 3.74 Total Miles:30.96 The weather provided an interesting element to this week’s training. Thursday morning the weather was described as “ice pellets.” I’m not sure how exactly ice pellets differ from say hail, but everything was covered with tiny balls of ice. It snowed later that … More DPHM Week 9