Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 8

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 8

After a rough “long run” the week before, I was nervous heading into this week. My body seems to be adjusting much more slowly to the increase in mileage than it usually does, and marathon training has felt significantly different this time around. It’s interesting to me how our bodies change throughout life – sometimes … Read More

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 7

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 7

Maintaining consistent running motivation this winter has been a struggle. While there have been a few weeks of consistent training, most of my training so far this season has been a constant battle of whether or not to skip a run. After a bit of deliberation, I decided to switch to the 3 Day Per … Read More

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 6

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 6

After returning from vacation, I felt more motivated than ever to get back in the groove and return to consistent training. I expected this week to be a complete success, but as things got rolling I realized how quickly that running motivation can fade. The first half of this week left me feeling like a … Read More

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 5

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 5

Heading into this week, I knew marathon training would be a bit of a challenge, so I decided to cut myself by planning to skip a few runs. We headed up north this week for a ski trip at one of the best hills in Michigan! My family usually plans a ski trip between Christmas … Read More

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 4

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 4

After a week of body pains and random illness, it sure felt great to get back to a routine this week. I noticed that my heart rate was significantly higher during those easy paced runs, so I made sure to take it slow this week to avoid come back too quickly. Returning from illness or … Read More

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 2

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 2

I was certainly a bit skeptical about marathon training during the winter when I signed up for the Bayshore Marathon this spring – and as it turns out, my skepticism was well-warranted. This week brought a winter blast to Michigan. The week began with winter storm warnings throughout the state, as many areas were predicted … Read More