Florida Holiday Halfathon Training Recap: Weeks 4 & 5

Hello, hello!

I wish I could say I have a lot to catch up on, but sadly I lacked in the workout/running department these last two weeks. I was out of town for work producing custom TV commercials for our clients and then our industry’s national convention.

I took an early flight home last Monday and had to head straight to the office. I was purely exhausted all last week, I actually accidentally fell asleep at my desk Monday afternoon – oops! It was only a short 5-10 nap before I jolted awake. While trying to recoup I decided to listen to my body and rest when it told me too.

Week of 10/12-10/18:

Monday: Boot camp with Court. Camp 38 kicked off starting with endurance week!


Tuesday: Short two mile run before the madness begins!

Wednesday: Couldn’t attend camp face to face but I was able to do a virtual workout at my hotel gym, and got a mile in on the treadmill.


Thursday: No workout, 14+ hour workday on set.

Friday: No workout 12 hour workday on set again followed up with client dinner.

Saturday: My only day to sleep in, and boy did I! After 10 solid hours, I could have slept longer but we needed to head over to the convention hall to set up our booth.

Sunday: Wanted to sleep in again, but got up and headed down to the gym. 4:3 intervals on the elliptical for 3.1 miles. I was hoping for a run outdoors, but 30 degrees with a feel like of 27 is a tad too cool for this Florida gal!

Beautiful fall weather in Indianapolis…wish i could have had more time to enjoy it!
Miles logged this week: 6.1

Week of 10/19-10/25:

Monday: Rest day, early flight back to home, then to work and home to bed!

View of the sunrise on my flight home.
View of the sunrise on my flight home.
Tuesday: Unplanned rest day.

Wednesday: Boot camp with Court. Functional week!


Thursday: Unplanned rest day.

Friday: Boot camp with Court and my sister, Erika.

Saturday: Rest day.

Sunday: 8 mile run/walk intervals. Not my best training run but I did not give up and quit miles earlier!

View of the sunrise on my run - no fliter!
View of the sunrise on my run – no fliter!
Miles logged this week: 8

Total Miles logged for Florida Holiday Halfathon training: 52.1

How do you balance working out/running when traveling for work? 

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