Marathon Training – Weeks 5 and 6

I can't believe it's already week 7 of marathon training! I've been following the plan precisely and it's been going great so far! This week the long runs start going beyond my "comfort zone" so wish me luck! Here's how Week 5 (March 9 - 15) went: And Week 6 (March 16 - 22): I … Continue reading Marathon Training – Weeks 5 and 6

Food and Fitness 3/10/15

Food tracked, workout done, and new recipe created (will share tomorrow). No Fed Ex man today - boo! Today was cross-training day. I did a 1 mile warm-up walk followed by 20 minutes (1 mile) on the Arc Trainer. I hate that machine but it really is a good workout. For dinner I made Spicy … Continue reading Food and Fitness 3/10/15

Week 3 Marathon Training, and #Feb100miles Goal Met!

I did my long run for this week yesterday so that I could meet the #feb100miles goal, and I'm thrilled to announce that I finished the month at 100.48 miles! Bring on #march100miles! I also ran more miles this last week than ever, and in only 5 days (Tuesday through Saturday)! What happened was that … Continue reading Week 3 Marathon Training, and #Feb100miles Goal Met!

Week 2 Marathon Training – Summary

I don't have my running journal in front of me to share the specific workouts, but I wanted to at least post the mileage summary (running only, doesn't include walking/cross-training): Yesterday I was home sick with a miserable head cold. It was so bad that I ruined yet another #runstreak :( So I've decided to … Continue reading Week 2 Marathon Training – Summary

Week 1 Marathon Training – Summary

I made it through Week 1 of marathon training, and also kept my #runstreak alive! If not for that stupid concussion, I'd almost be at 100 days, but since having to restart, yesterday was day 32. I'm good with that :) Monday was 3.5 miles easy/recovery. Tuesday was cross-training, but I completely forgot until I … Continue reading Week 1 Marathon Training – Summary

Last Week’s Run Summary, Marathon Training, and Baked Falafel

I know I'm late with this, and have also been M.I.A. lately. I'm sorry. My office has been without internet off and on for the past week or so, and it's been a total nightmare. So when I get home it takes me several hours to catch up on everything I missed during the day, … Continue reading Last Week’s Run Summary, Marathon Training, and Baked Falafel

Last Week’s Training and a Meatless Monday Recipe

Almost 40 miles last week: Monday 9/15: 3.5 miles easy/recovery + 1.85 walked w/Lucy Tuesday 9/16: 1.7 walked w/Lucy (rest day) Wednesday 9/17: 4 mile tempo run + 1.7 walked w/Lucy Thursday 9/18: 30 minutes slow/easy (2.62 miles) +1.6 walked w/Lucy Friday 9/19: 40 min steady run (4.13 miles) + 1.5 walked w/Lucy Saturday 9/20: … Continue reading Last Week’s Training and a Meatless Monday Recipe