Monday, February 23, 2015

Boston Marathon: Week 8

8 weeks down, 8 weeks to go! The Boston Marathon will be here before we know it and hopefully after the snow melts.

Here are some highlights from this week of training: 

MONDAY: 1 mile warmup, 16 x 400 at 5k pace, 1 mile cooldown on the treadmill - worked my way down from 8:10 pace to 7:35 pace. cRazY! 

TUESDAY: 4 mile easy run

WEDNESDAY: Rest Day with the afternoon spent at Bittersweet Company. It was February school vacation week in MA, so it was nice having a quiet week with time to do work and relax for a lil' bit. 

THURSDAY:  6.5 mile run on yucky roads but a steady pace at 5:15am in the morning. Yes, that's right. My alarm was set for 4AM. 

FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Weekend in Killington with MarathonMike! We remembered how to ski after a few runs down the mountain. We loved it and were thrilled that we survived with no injuries. Also, good cross-training! 

SUNDAY: 16 mile long run on wet roads and some SUN! Tried out my new CamelBak Dart and I loved it. I don't like the packs around my waist, so this is going to be great for long training runs. 


TOTAL: 32.5 miles 

Have a great week!

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