LDW and Route 66 Marathon Training Week 5
Posted on September 8, 2015 | By firstname.lastname@example.org | 55 responses
A Tuesday that feels like a Monday? I’ll take it. I hope those of you who also had yesterday off enjoyed a nice long weekend! I decided not to post yesterday so I’m catching up today with my recap of Week 5.
Monday: 5 miles easy, hip and core exercises. It was really hot and humid out, and this was following my 10k on Saturday and 10 miler on Sunday, so I kept it super slow.
Tuesday: 6 miles with middle 4 at GMP (8:18, 8:13, 8:16, 8:18)
Wednesday: Total body strength workout, hip and core exercises
Thursday: 5 miles easy, hip and core exercises
Saturday: 12 miles @ 7:49 pace (Charles St 12- recap to come tomorrow!)
Sunday: 5 miles easy. I had stayed at my parent’s on Saturday night so I drove to a nearby development for this run on Sunday morning (there’s very limited places to run directly near their house) and the change in scenery was nice.
All in all a good week of training! I will recap Saturday’s race in further detail tomorrow, but after the race we did some errands and then met my parents, sister, and her boyfriend to celebrate my mom’s birthday. No food pics but I’m sure you can imagine a post-race meal including bread, steak, and of course, lots of wine.
This is from my sister’s Facebook post. We kept telling people at the restaurant that it was her 30th. We don’t need to point out the fact that her oldest daughter is almost 32:)
On Sunday we hung out at their house for a bit in the morning and then did grocery shopping, meal prep for the week, and some cleaning. Then we had a few beers out on our porch before dinner, wondering where the summer went. How can it already be Labor Day Weekend?
On Monday we made one last trip to the pool for the season. No pics from this time around, but it looked pretty much the same as last time.
Of course, the last day of a long weekend needs to end on a high note, right? So homemade pizza and wine was the way to go.
Now- moving into week 6 of marathon training! And I have my first track workout in a month today (which I will be doing shortly after this publishes)!
How was your weekend?
How were your workouts last week?
Do you ever lie/joke about your age on your birthday?
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