HI! How are you guys? I just wrapped up week 2 of Marathon/Dopey training. I also wrapped up the first three days with my students. Lets just say I am pooped!!! By the end of day one I went to the copy room to make copies and I just laid on the floor in relief. I don’t think I could have stood up another minute. My voice hurt, I was tired! I was so cranky one day the week I took out our Roku from the TV and threw it at the hubby and told him to go somewhere else and watch TV. It was probably 6-7 and I wasn’t going to have it!
This weeks training didn’t go as well as I would like but it wasn’t terrible. I missed one mid week longer run. My long run was a bit slower but I am not upset about it. I am training for a 48.6 4 day race. I am not training to PR. It was my first week back and I am cutting my self slack. In the past, I probably would have missed two runs. I am really thankful to have Abby to report back to, it really motivates me!
Here are the numbers
Dopey Training Week 2:
Monday: Rest day. I almost got up, then I saw the weather forecast and went back to sleep.
Tuesday: 3.4 miles Pace unknown. I set out to do 6-7 during lunch at work and my legs just wouldn’t move. I finally realized they probably hurt so much because I was in heels for 3 hours the night before and I don’t ever wear heels.
Wednesday:Rest day because the thought of waking up early before work and then after work with throbbing feet- no thanks!
Thursday: Speed work!- 6 miles 11:47 average 2x400 (2:21, 2:18), 2x800 (4:46, 4:46) when I PR’ed my half I was doing these closer to 4:15… 1x1200 (7:12) 1x800 4:38 - because i ran out of time It looks like my times were a little quicker than last weeks so I will take it.
Friday: Rest day!- how glorious
Saturday: 9 miles with my amazing team. I am so thankful for people to run with. 12:15 pace. I think it will take myself a few weeks for my body to get back into the swing of work for the runs to be normal
Sunday: 3.1 12:20 pace- just an easy recovery run-
total (running) miles: 21.5 miles
Overall: I am happy with this week considering it was the first week the students are back. I really want to try and get some strength training in this week. There is always room for improvement :)
How did your week go? What are you proud of?
How do you manage to get in a strength training activity? I always forget! I just come home and play with my cats and shove food down my throat.
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