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
Weekly Recap: 6 Weeks Until the Atlanta Marathon
After last week's injury scare and mileage cutback, it was back to regular programming this week! Dustin (my husband) was on a ski trip in Canada with some buddies, which meant I was a solo dog mom. Except I only had Matilda, as Ruth was at an overnight "bootcamp." This bootcamp was through a company called "K9 SF". As part of the training, she stayed at Downtown Dogs all week. Though I 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
8 Weeks Until the Atlanta Marathon
Welcome to 2020! I hope your year is going well so far. I shared a post this week reflecting on running through 2019 and my plans for 2020; catch up HERE. Obviously, first up on the 2020 calendar is the Atlanta marathon which is now 8 weeks away! Here's how training went this past week: Monday: 6 miles on the treadmill before work, 9:15 min/mile average. Discover Strength after work. Tuesday: 7 Continue Reading
11 Weeks Until the Atlanta Marathon
Is December flying by or what? I hope the same is true for January and February, as those are definitely the worst months for runners in Minneapolis. I'm officially 11 weeks out from marathon #34, the Atlanta Marathon, which will be my 23rd state on my 50-state quest. I'm here recapping my training this past week. But first, please check out this guest post from Kate, an athlete that I coach, 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
14 Weeks Until the Atlanta Marathon!
If you missed my recap of the Indianapolis Marathon, catch up HERE; in that post, I shared that my next marathon will be the Publix Atlanta Marathon on March 1! Dustin (my husband) and I had already planned to go to Atlanta to watch the Olympic Trials. Since we haven't run a marathon in Georgia yet and are doing the 50-state challenge, we decided to register for the marathon the next day. I Continue Reading