This marathon training recap brings us almost to the peak of training! With a new puppy and the longest run yet, it was a busy week.
There are just 6 weeks left until race day! I can hardly believe it. Marathon training has a way of making time pass even more quickly than usual, and this training season has been no different. Week 14 of marathon training brought a bit lower mileage, but some harder workouts. I entered the week feeling … Read More
Week 13 brought the highest mileage of marathon training thus far, even with a looming injury and a few missed miles! After trying and failing to run a weekly 5 miler due to some random ankle pain, I was pretty nervous heading into the 16 mile long run this weekend. Luckily, my ankle held out … Read More
This past week was a surprisingly successful week of marathon training. The weather had many ups and downs, and within a matter or 24 hours it felt like we went from the peak of summer to the end of fall. I definitely didn’t start this week with a ton of motivation but it turned around … Read More
Cooler temperatures, cloudy skies, beautiful scenery and low humidity are some conditions that runners often dream about. After battling high temperatures and humidity throughout the summer, it begins to feel like we will never experience any relief. But then the first cooler run occurs, leaving runners filled with optimism and excitement. A new season is … Read More
This past week of marathon training was exactly what I needed to get back in the groove of training again. It’s funny how it gets easier and easier to miss workouts as you start to skip or miss one. The excuses come quickly and my mind puts up much less of a battle after missing … Read More