Very enjoyable and well timed recovery week in my marathon training. A good marathon plan must have weeks like these built into them. Piling on long run after long run, weekend after weekend will only lead to burnout. Mix things up, have fun for a week, recharge and get back at it. I definitely feel [...]
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Big uptick in mileage this week and the legs have been paying the price for it. Luckily next week is a well timed recovery period on the Marathon training plan. Despite a few more aches and pains than usual, the week ended with a solid half marathon after a light dusting of snow in the [...]
Felt great this week with a strong tempo run Wednesday as the highlight. Changed long run to Friday which cut the total anticipated mileage by about 4 miles. With less than three months until the marathon taper, weeks are about get long and fun (again).
Definitely a mixed bag of weather this week. From temps approaching mid-60s, to 20s with 30-40mph winds. I ran in shorts and a t-shirt one morning and three layers the next. Closed out the week with a solid layer of ice in the beard and wind chills near zero.