Week 4 of 16
I can’t believe I am already 1/4 of the way through training! One of the best forms of motivation is watching a major marathon on TV and just this weekend was the NYC Marathon. I loved watching the race unfold as Molly Huddle grinded out a 3rd place in her marathon debut when Abdi surprised everyone with a 3rd place finish on the men’s side. You can never count him out!
As for my running… I started the week pretty tired and a little sore after running and working Cape Cod Marathon weekend. I had a pretty good progression run on Wednesday—even though I started out a little faster then I wanted to.
I had to take Georgie to the vet on Friday so I took her out for a short run to drain some energy. About a mile into our 2 mile run, she stopped to face plant into a pile of leaves, flipped over onto her back and started rolling around. Well she emerged from the pile of leaves covered in poop! I was not happy. When we got home I threw her in the tub, which is always a traumatic experience for both of us. Thanks G. I hope you had fun with your poop-capades. And thanks to the asshole that didn’t clean up after their dog.
I met one of my running clients for coffee on Saturday morning and ended up running my long run in the afternoon. I stayed in Mashpee and had one of those runs that everything just went right. My goal was to run comfortable—even if it was slower than normal—but I ended up finishing at a pretty good pace so I was really happy. I was also really happy to get it over with because I almost pushed it off one more day but it ended up raining most of Sunday!
· 12 weeks until the Miami Marathon!
0.98 miles with G (8:52)
Taught spin class. The playlist: Boom Boom Pow Spin Playlist
5 mile progression (36:55) <--7:33, 7:32, 7:21, 7:17, 7:08
10 lunges, 10 back lunges, 10 side lunges
Taught spin class. The playlist: Harder to Breathe Spin Playlist
1.93 miles with G (18:59)
8 miles (1:00:37)
1 mile with G (8:12)
3 miles (22:50)
This week’s mileage: 20 miles
This week’s G mileage: 4 miles
October Totals: 103 miles
November Totals: 19 miles
2016 Totals: 730 miles