Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Weekly Roundup 10.5-10.11

Week 2 of 16

I don’t know about you guys but I had an awesome week!  I knew I was going away for the long holiday weekend so I crammed most of my runs in during the beginning of the week and saved a 5k for the trip.

My run on Wednesday was HORRIBLE!  One of those really, bad, sluggish days.  I tried to stay relaxed and not worry too much about it because I knew I had a 10 mile run the following day.

Thursday’s mid-week long run was perfect!  I had my daddo riding alongside me on his bike.  Weather was great.  Sun was shining.  Slight wind.  My goal was 8 minute pace (1:20:00) and I ended up running 1:20:12.  Darn 12 seconds!  :)

Friday was a travel day.  Eight hours in a car brought us to my uncle’s cabin in Ellicottville, New York, which is about an hour south of Buffalo, for Fall Fest weekend.  Saturday I ran a 5k (Race Report: Fall Fest 5k) and Sunday we took a ski lift to the top of a ski mountain at Holiday Valley Resort and walked down!  Oh my god, my glutes!  Ouch!

Upcoming events:

·      2 weeks until the Cape Cod Half!
·      14 weeks until the Houston Marathon!

Monday 10.5.15
5 miles (35:57)
1.25 miles with G (11:40)
10 push ups
24,380 steps

Tuesday 10.6.15
0.5 miles with G (4:57)
Marathon Sports Run Club! 3.25 miles with Chris, Jason & Danielle (27:06)
Taught spin class. The playlist: When Love Takes Over Spin Playlist
10 push ups
23,100 steps

Wednesday 10.7.15
3 miles (23:20)
14,319 steps

Thursday 10.8.15
10 miles with daddo on the bike (1:20:12)
29,414 steps

Friday 10.9.15
Ellicottville, NY
7,803 steps

Saturday 10.10.15
Ellicottville, NY
Fall Fest 5k (20:23) <--a PR!
22,290 steps

Sunday 10.11.15
Ellicottville, NY
14,978 steps

Uncle John, Aunt Barb, Cousins Melissa & Michele with me and my parents

G mileage disclaimer: None of the mileage reported with Georgie is straight, consistent running. We may run 1 mile in 9 or 10 minutes but in reality we probably covered a 2-3 mile distance with a mix of walking and running.  I stop my watch every time we start walking.


This week’s mileage: 26 miles
This week’s G mileage: 2 miles
October Totals: 41 miles
2015 Totals: 458 miles

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