Monday, August 31, 2015

Training recap week of 8/24 (Route 66 Week 6)

This week was not my best - overall.  I got some really quality runs for speedwork and long, but definitely struggled through some of the runs.  Since it was my last week at work, I had more outings/drinks/dinners then I planned and they interfered with my running.  We were out until 1:30am on Wednesday night!  I was dying on Thursday (to say the least).

Really proud of my speedwork this week if nothing else!

I also added some cross training in - workouts from  They were good workouts and I was definitely a bit sore after them!

Scheduled: Rest
Actual: Rest
Cross Training: Lauren Gleisberg - Booty Challenge workout

Scheduled: Speedwork - 4 x 1 mile repeats @ 7:50-7:55 pace plus warm up + cool down
Actual: 7.4 mi total
Paces: 7:54, 7:53. 7:51, 7:46
Cross Training: Lauren Gleisberg - Booty Challenge Arms workout

Scheduled: 6 miles easy pace, 9:20-9:50
Actual: 4.5 mi, 42:36, 9:28 pace

Scheduled: 7 miles easy pace
Actual: 3.13 mi, 31:19, 10:01 pace

Considering how exhausted I was (and slightly hungover), I am pretty proud I got any of this run done!

Scheduled: Rest
Actual: Rest

Scheduled: 14 miles long run- 4 miles long run pace (9:20-10:20), 6 miles goal marathon pace (GMP = 8:23-8:25), 4 miles long run pace (9:20-10:20)
Actual: 14.01 mi, 2:11:01, 9:21 average pace
GMP paces: 9:20, 8:50, 8:35, 8:26, 8:31, 8:12

I did not plan this run properly - my first 2.5 miles at GMP were up a massive hill (and my pace clearly reflected that).  They weren't quite were I want to be, but I am pretty pleased with how I am progressing.

Scheduled: 6 miles easy pace
Actual: 6.0 mi, 57:40, 9:36 pace

Total miles: 35.02
Total August miles: 131.74
Miles until goal (1,250): 500.09
Cross Training: 2/4

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