Back at it: Marathon Training

Coffee & macarons
Last week was technically Week 1 of marathon training but I was still in the middle of hamstring recovery and didn’t do what I think of as training. I guess easy days and rest are all part of successful training too, but I have a tough time getting this into my brain! So how did I do? Well I felt lacking but I know this is what I need...

Monday: 3 mile morning walk & 3.5 mile afternoon run
Tuesday: Morning strength & Easy evening Run 5.5 miles
Wednesday: 5 mile run (with stops at playground and grocery store) and planks
Thursday: Morning 3.5 mile run/walk with puppy and O, Evening 4.7 mile run with MRTT group
Friday:  Morning spin and Core/planks, Dance Recital night! 
Saturday: 10.5 Miles with group- hilly!
Sunday: 3.5 mile easy run with puppy and O in BOB then 18 mile bike in afternoon
After days of storms, what a great Sunday afternoon view!

Week 2 and hopefully my final appointment and work on leg (Tuesday), I am feeling better but not 100% yet so another easy week ahead. I am running a half marathon soon and hope to be back full force by then. This week I will also get back to 5am workouts!

Monday: Rest Day! Can you believe it? Morning walk with puppy and day at zoo with O.
Tuesday: Morning spin and strength with trainer, Easy evening Run with group
Wednesday: Morning walk with MRTT & swim (yes I will!)
Thursday: Morning strength and Evening run with MRTT group
Friday:  Morning spin (probably run to/from gym for 3.5 miles)
Saturday: 12-14 mile run (I hope)

Sunday: 20-25 mile bike & strength 

How was your week in training? What are you training for?

Comments

  1. I can't wait to finish this RunStreak and get back to longer runs! Your week looked good to me. :)

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  2. Training started today for the Brewers Mini Marathon (in Milwaukee) at the end of September - I'm so happy to be training for something again!

    I really like how your easy week would be a good week for me. Then again, you are intense (in a really great way!). Don't stress too much about week 1 not going great - your hamstring needs to get better soon!

    xoxo

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  3. Have fun at the zoo today!! I'm not technically training for anything, but I'm still adjusting to this morning heat and humidity. I have a 5k in Sept and a 10-miler in October that I'll start training for soon, but other than that, I'm not doing anything crazy!

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  4. After my long run yesterday and a great workout week altogether I fought that I NEED to take a rest day today. Rest day prevailed if you don't count an ab workout. Does it?

    We're on the same training time frame :)

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  5. What an awesome week you had girl! Double workouts on some day...you are awesome!

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  6. Good luck with your training. I just did the Wipro SF Half Marathon last week and am doing a sprint triathlon on July 28. Next up will be a 10K on Aug 4 and then a half marathon on Oct 6.

    Keli :)

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  7. Good luck with your training. I just did the Wipro SF Half Marathon last week and am doing a sprint triathlon on July 28. Next up will be a 10K on Aug 4 and then a half marathon on Oct 6.

    Keli :)

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  8. Good luck with your training!!!! I am going to have to join and link up with you in the coming weeks, if my injury recovery and getting back into running works out as I hope it will and things start looking like I might be able to get some marathons in this fall afterall:) (fingers crossed).
    Hope your own recovery keeps going well!!! Happy Monday!

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  9. Oh my goodness, back at it already? Wow!!

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  10. Great job listening to your body and taking it easier (often harder than pushing!!).

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  11. Hamstrings are the worst to deal with. Crossing fingers for you today!

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  12. 3.5 miles with the bOB and a dog! Super woman! Training kind of got messed up on vacation but still going!!
    emma @ a mom runs this town . com

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