Merry Christmas! I hope everyone is having a relaxing day celebrating or just enjoying the day if you do not celebrate. As for me, this week didn’t go quite as planned – I cut a run because of hip pain and so that was a bit of a bummer but I know enough to know that one cut run won’t affect my training. I’m trying to be better about stretching post run. It makes a difference and I don’t do it enough! Anyway, on the this week’s training recap. Each week during this training cycle (I’m training for a relatively small, rails to trail half in March), I will share how my training went and what the week looked like. I do this because: 1) I love reading about how other folks train and 2) it’s great for me to have a record of what I did each week. Also, honestly, it helps keep me accountable when I know I’ll be writing about it. I also post almost all of my runs on Instagram as well. I’m starting a weekly link up for Training Recaps – let’s support each other as we train this winter! Please do link up!
Monday: My hip was really achy so I decided to scrap my run and do Pure Barre instead.
Tuesday: Track Tuesday turned into treadmill Tuesday – not nearly as awesome. 5X1000 – it was painful but I got it done.
Wednesday: Rest day is the best day!
Thursday: Tempo Thursday! Four tempo miles that turned into a progression run – 8:11/8:05/8:00/7:45. I’m not sure where that came from but it HURT. Badly, hahaha. Pure Barre in the evening.
Friday: Easy four with my friend Jess. Uneventful except that somewhere during this run I lost my wedding rings. So sad and such a bummer…however, that’s what insurance is for, right?
Saturday: Nine easy, COLD and rainy miles with my ARRC gals. It wasn’t awesome but was better than last week’s sleet and ice.
Sunday: Merry Christmas! Easy three miles before heading out to my parents place to celebrate the birth of Jesus.
Total mileage for the week: 28 miles
Total mileage for the year: 1398 miles
Total mileage for this training cycle: 89.9 miles
Have a lovely day and be sure to link up if you are training!