HOLY MOLY we are already 8 weeks into this training cycle. In case I didn’t previously mention it, this training cycle is 16 weeks, which means I have hit the halfway point! If I am being honest, training for a FULL marathon is no easy task. It definitely takes a lot of hard work and dedication. I have some other blog posts in the making on my nutrition and recovery throughout this training process. This week thankfully was a recovery week, which means the runs were scaled back in mileage, and boy has the exhaustion of all this training set in. Since it was a recovery week I switched things up to focus on getting my butt out to CG more. Prior to marathon training I was out on the blacktop 4-5x/week. With marathon training I’ve been lucky to make it to two class a week and the last two weeks I’ve only made it once a week. That all changed this week when I made it to 3 class!!
Monday: Met up with Laura for 2 easy miles before camp, then logged another 1.6 in camp with a little friendly competition featuring sprints. Monday’s check in at camp bought me to 350 total check ins since joining CG back in September 2015!
Tuesday: Since I ran before camp the previous day, I slept in and just went to class. After every round in the warm up we had to take a lap making my total mileage for camp 1.38.
Wednesday: Laura and I met up for 5 miles. Today’s run brought my total mileage for 2017 to 700 miles!
Thursday: Rest day.
Friday: Opted to skip the run and just go to camp where I logged 1.21 miles.
Saturday: I intended to do my long run on Saturday this week but after waking up with a nasty headache, I took the day off with the headache not subsiding till after 3pm. I had a kink in my neck and my right arm was very sore so I believe I slept in a weird position.
Sunday: The plan called for 10 but due to family obligations I had to cut my run short at 8 miles. But hey, some miles are better than no miles 😉
Miles logged Week 8: 19.2 miles
Total Miles logged for Walt Disney World Marathon training: 182.67 miles
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