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 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 3

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 3

After conquering the Polar Vortex last week, I felt pretty confident heading into this past week of training. After making it through subzero temperatures, wind, ice and snow, I thought this week would feel like a breeze. Ha! As the week began I felt my body starting to ache and slowly progress as if I … Read More

Marathon Training Recap: Week 16

Marathon Training Recap: Week 16

I had to keep checking old posts and the calendar this week to figure out what week of training it was. I can’t believe week 16 is complete! Thursday marked just a month until race day, and I couldn’t be any more excited. One of my favorite parts of marathon training is the last month … Read More