Category Archive: Training

Weekly Recaps June 12-25

HAHAH I started working on my log last week and never finished it. Sorry about that! It was Father’s Day, as you might recall, and I took my dad out for breakfast and… Continue reading

Weekly Recap June 11

I was going to write this recap on Sunday, but I decided instead to maximize the amount of not-doing-anything-productive I could for the weekend. It was glorious. Intention for the week: “Persist.” Persistence… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 6/4/17

We’re some 17 weeks from Chicago (as of the week’s end, not its beginning), and my mileage says it’s safe to say we’re back in training mode. I train with my coach year-round,… Continue reading

Monthly Mileage: May

Woah, summer already? May included some recovery time following the Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon. I also bought a bike and we got a dog! Exciting month. Miles run: 155 miles Time spent running:… Continue reading

Weekly Recap – 05/21/17 and 05/28/17

After two recovery weeks, I’m starting to build mileage back up. My “A” race for fall is the Chicago Marathon, although I’ve got a few shorter races along the way. (I’m registered for… Continue reading

Weekly Recap: 5/7/17 and 5/14/17

Two training logs for the price of one! I’ve been on a two-week recovery block following the Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon, my A-race of the season. Week of May 1-7: Instructions from coach… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 4/30/17

Taper week means not a whole lot to talk about in the training log! Like I mentioned last week, Coach had me taper pretty aggressively since I had been in a bit of… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 4/23/17

This was a fun week! I tried something new — racing on the track. But we’ll get to that. Significant drop down week — races this week and next, oh boy. Probably my… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 4/16/17

Oh! I get to taper! Actually, coach may be having me taper more than I did before my last marathon. Although I didn’t run two races in back-to-back weekends for the marathon, either,… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 4/9/17

My usual schedule was a bit flip-flopped this week to give me a little more recovery after Papa John’s 10 miler. Typically, I have a hard speed session on Tuesday followed by a… Continue reading