Training for the Atlanta marathon is flying by! Only 4 weeks to go. Here's how training went this past week: Monday: Treadmill miles after work, 8 miles at 9:15 min/mile. Tuesday: 7 miles with the morning run club, 9 min/mile. Discover Strength session after work. Wednesday: Christie and I had the same workout, so we met at 5:30 am to get it done. 25 minute warm-up, then 6x(90 Continue Reading
5 Weeks Until the Atlanta Marathon!
5 weeks until March 1 (so...almost spring??) That means 5 weeks until the Atlanta marathon (and cheering for the Olympic trials the day before!) Here's how training went this past week: Monday: I had the day off from work, so I met up with my friends Christie and Julie for a run at 8 am. They only wanted to run six miles, so I ran to the Calhoun Beach Club to meet up with them, ran 6 Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: A bit of a hiccup in training…
Ruth seems to be asking, "how do you turn this thing on?" I am now 7 weeks out from the Atlanta marathon, which would normally mean a pretty long run and some serious workouts. But instead, I barely ran at all this week.... What? Why no running?As I mentioned in last week's recap, I started having some shin pain early in the week of New Year's. Last Friday, I took an unplanned rest day and Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 12 Weeks Until the Atlanta Marathon!
Happy Sunday! I'm here with my weekly recap of training for the Atlanta Marathon on March 1, which is just 12 weeks away! Training this week included a lot of treadmill time; the temperatures weren't terrible outside, but the trails were terrible, so I opted inside for the safety of the treadmill. Dustin was also traveling for work, so I felt guilty putting Ruth (our younger vizsla puppy) in Continue Reading