Here we go!
M: still getting over cold (rest)
T: 6 mi, 10:29/mi average. 65F / 88%. Felt mostly better.
W: 5 mi total, 4 mi @ 9:13/mi ave (with friends), 1 mi cooldown at 11:20/mi. This was a weird one because I felt great during the faster portion until I suddenly didn’t! And my HR was in the 180s . . . gah. 66F / 79%.
R: 9.3 mi total — 6 mi ‘race pace’ run (wore AlphaFlys for this one!). Ave 9:05/mi, splits 9:00, 8:51, 9:03, 9:09, 9:10, 9:11. 73F 76% at beginning and 77F+ at end. 3.3 mi cooldown @ 11:04/mi, totally overheated + done
F: rest; did 30 min yoga (Power Yoga with Kristin McGee on Peloton)
S: 10 mi long run, 10:14/mi, felt nice and relaxed (HR ranged from 150s – 170s). Practiced eating skratch gummies while running. Took one quick water stop
S: 5.24 mi easy, 10:28/mi 71F / 67%
Total miles – 35.5
No strength this week. Sort of purposeful as I taper – don’t want sore legs . . . will pick it back up post race!
PS: date night was great. We seem to do them about monthly these days which works well!
We are finally working on scheduling date nights again as a coworker’s daughter is interested in babysitting. We are doing a trial run in March hopefully! I wanted a date in feb but one of us is traveling 3 of the weeks so I couldn’t add another thing to the cal!
Great week of training! Sending you good vibes for the race next week!
you are ready! will wait for your race report. 🙂 finger crossed good weather.
Good work! Hope it all comes together for you to have a good race. I really encourage you to do a 2-3 day carb load per Meghann’s carb load calculator. Yes, you will feel gross. At least I always feel gross on days 1 and 3 and fine on day 2. BUT it does make a huge difference.
I heard her say on her podcast that for a half you only need one day! but I will look into it!
Ok I see because I’m slow she recommends 3 days, lol! That is so many carbs but yes she does know what she he talking about … will attempt something in that neighborhood!