Guess what arrived this week? My Boston Marathon "runner's passport." Sh*t's getting real. Only three weeks until the race; I'm definitely getting excited. Here's how training went this past week: Monday: 8 mile recovery run at a 9:09 min/mile average pace. Tuesday: Long morning tempo. 2 mile warm-up, 6 miles at a 7:30 pace, 2 mile cool-down. Oh my gosh, it was SO windy. This Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 8 Weeks Until the Boston Marathon!
The above picture is from a morning run this week...The sun is starting to come out earlier! Spring is on its way :) With spring comes the Boston Marathon. Only 8 weeks to go! When I look forward on my Final Surge schedule, it's a little intimidating. So. Much. Running. I just have to take it one day/one workout at a time. In terms of tune-up races, I am doing the Hot Dash 10 miler on Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: Not the best start to Boston training…
Well, not a very exciting week to recap. It was a bit of a bust. I know that this post is going to sound a little dramatic; I apologize in advance. There are people with real problems in the world; mine are trivial. But alas. It was supposed to be my first official week of Boston training. I'm back with my coach Antonio; I thought I was ready and psyched to do the work! But unfortunately, Continue Reading