My legs felt better than last week, but training still felt slightly harder than I would like, especially towards the end of the week. However I think it was the strong winds this weekend that played a large part in how exhausting my weekend runs felt. That and the fact that I ran a mere … More 5k Training: Week 4
I found out on Tuesday that I was offered admission to University of Michigan’s School of Information! Hooray! Future Librarian! I’m so excited that I’m not even sure what to say. Thanks so much for putting up with my whining last week. I feel sort of silly now. All of that stress and worry for … More Celebrate!
February Check In Today I am linking up with A Change of Pace and alyssagoesbang to check in on the monthly goals I set for February: strength train every day and only take the stairs. I will be the first person to admit that strength training really is not my thing. Running 5-6 days … More February Check In + March Goals
Three weeks of training are in the books! I am finally happy with my weekly mileage (35.1, aiming for 35-40 each week of this training period) and was able to successfully complete all scheduled workouts. Unfortunately I am still dealing with lost fitness from my off season. Hard workouts require a longer than usual recovery … More 5k Training: Week 3
Friday will mark exactly 5 weeks since I submitted my graduate school application. I still have not found out whether or not I have been accepted. The school indicated that it would take 4-6 weeks for a decision to be made. So I really shouldn’t be worrying yet, but the waiting is making me crazy. … More All things stress
Week 2: 33.56 miles This week I made a deliberate effort to slow down on all of my easy runs. I was disappointed in cutting last week’s long run short and did not want a repeat performance. Last week also served as a reminder that I have lost some endurance during my off season. I’ll … More 5k Training: Week 2
After cutting my long run short by two miles on Sunday, I contemplated moving my hill repeats to later in the week to give my legs a chance to fully recover. But by the time I got out of work on Monday I was desperate for a good run, so I stuck with hill repeats. … More Head for the hills