Note: While I am referring to this as half marathon training, this is actually the start of marathon training. It is just easier for me to break it up into smaller segments: 7 weeks until Charleviox Half Marathon, 8 weeks until Crim 10 miler, 8 weeks until Grand Rapids Marathon. Monday Supplemental training: Core + … More Charlevoix Half Training – Week 2
MondayCross training: Core + Strength Training TuesdayDistance: 8.17Pace: 2 miles easy, 4 miles at HMP (7:55), 2 miles easyCross training: Flexibility I only timed the middle 4 miles of my run, so I am not sure what the pace was for the other 4 miles. I don’t think it matters. I did this exact same … More Charlevoix Half Training – Week 1
In January I posted a tentative race schedule for 2015, but I never actually finalized it. Honestly, apart from my marathon (entry deferred from 2014), I haven’t signed up for any races. I registered for Shanty 2 Short’s about 5 days before the race. I think I was worried that I would get injured again … More So…what’s next?
I’m still on cloud nine from absolutely crushing my 5k goals. Goal: 21:41 (6:59 avg pace) Stretch goal: 21:09 (70% age graded) Actual result: 21:02.7 (6:47 avg pace) Shanty 2 Shorts trophies Leading up to the race I was really nervous that I was not going to see any improvement. I still have a number … More Shanty 2 Shorts 5k recap
Here’s hoping the 2015 Shanty 2 Short’s is also a success! Monday Core/Flexibility Tuesday 1.88 warm up, 4.07 @ 15k-half pace, 1.88 cool down 7.83 miles total I’m very happy with how this run turned out! The weather was great for a hard workout, mid-50s with light rain. My half PR pace is 8:06, so … More 5k training = DONE!
Monday3.76 miles (8:53 avg pace) After taking yet another week off, I was so glad to be running again. I didn’t want to wait until Tuesday, so I ran on Monday instead. Yay running!! TuesdayStrength/Core/Flexibility I started the workout with my strength training routine, which includes a bit of upper body and a bit of … More S2S – Week 9