Here is my recap of half marathon training week 5 Monday: Run 3.1 mi in 31 minutes Tuesday: Morning 1 hour swim Wednesday: Run 3 mi in 35 minutes Thursday: Gym – strength training. Focused on glutes and abs Friday: Spin – total body fusion cycling and krankcycle Saturday: Get in Gear 10K race Sunday:… Continue reading Workout recap
I woke up yesterday morning and the temperature was in the mid-40s, already higher than the predicted high of 39 that I saw when I went to bed the night before. Also, no precipitation — so I felt pretty optimistic that the weather for the Get in Gear 10K wasn’t going to be as bad… Continue reading Get in Gear 10K Race Recap
Happy Friday! Today over lunch I went to pick up my Get in Gear race packet. (Does anyone have any creative idea of what to do with race shirts you don’t plan on ever wearing? I’m thinking of donating them to the Goodwill or something.) I’ve run this race the past four years and… Continue reading Tomorrow I’m Getting in Gear
Tuesday morning, bright and early, I did something I haven’t done in far too long: I got in the pool. I did an indoor triathlon in February and have another indoor coming up next weekend AND I signed up for a sprint tri in July, so I really should already be getting in more pool… Continue reading Getting my swim on
As some of you know, I got involved last August with Girls on the Run Twin Cities, a new chapter of Girls on the Run International. I am on the marketing committee and lead the social media efforts. It’s been a super fun ride so far helping to get the program off of the ground… Continue reading Being a running buddy + Girls on the Run practice
Last week was a great week of training! Monday: My fave core class at Lifetime. Tuesday: ran 3 in 31 minutes. Wednesday: ran 3 miles in 35 minutes. Legs felt DEAD — awful run. Thursday: Came down with flu-like symptoms. Forced rest day. Friday: Felt significantly better on Friday. Took it easy at the gym… Continue reading Week four in review
Happy Sunday everyone! It’s been a great weekend — sad it went too fast, as usual. Yesterday was my husband’s birthday. I started the day off with a 7 mile run, then we went to Be’wiched for lunch, the Electric Fetus to celebrate Record Store Day, I took a (glorious) nap and then had dinner… Continue reading Sunday!