Category Archive: Training

Weekly Recaps 9/18-10/1

Can’t get my training log action together this season. Let’s roll into Chicago with one more double log! Week of 9/18-9/25 Monday: 8 miles on my lunch break, from downtown across the pedestrian… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 09/17/17

It’s almost here!!!! This was my last big week of training, now time to sharpen up and get ready to fly. I raced a 5k on Tuesday and am feeling good about Chicago!… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 09/10/17

Whew! It turns out I’m not as out of shape as summer made me think. That’s a big relief! It’s not even just summer, I guess. When I’m running seven days a week,… Continue reading

Weekly Recap – 9/3/17

Marathon training can be such a grind, just trying to recover before the next workout or long run, feeling like you’re slow and exhausted and there’s no way you can run a marathon… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 08.27.17

There’s always, I think, a point in marathon training where the sheer size of the thing starts to bear down on you. The point where the mileage is high, the workouts are hard,… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 08.20.17

Sleep. Some days my body just says NO, very clearly and definitively, when my alarm goes off. I’ll lay there, my brain scrambling for an alternative to running early. Sometimes I say, “Oh,… Continue reading

Weekly Recaps 08/06/17 and 08/13/17

Okay, let’s just all agree that posting recaps every 2 weeks may just be how it goes for the next EIGHT WEEKS because that’s ALL THAT’S LEFT before Chicago. Holy. Crap. July 31-Aug.… Continue reading

Weekly recaps July 23 & 30

Sometimes I have to think less about running and just do the damn thing. So I haven’t been great about logging or reflecting or any of that. I did read Ronda Rousey’s “My… Continue reading

Monthly Mileage | July 2017

I know I’m behind on training logs but I promise I’ve been running! Some highlights from July: Miles run: 259 miles Time spent running: 34 hours, 31 minutes Longest run: 16 miles Treadmill… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 07/16/17

Good news, I didn’t write down ANYTHING in my physical log book this week. So that’s going well, haha. It was a really busy week; we had 50 people over on Saturday. Intention:… Continue reading