Training: Just Staying Consistent

My training for last week was solid. My goal for March is to stay consistent and just get the miles in.  Running last week was fine, but it felt like a never-ending week everywhere else!

Monday: 30 minutes easy/1 hour hiking
Tuesday: 60 minutes easy/20 minutes core
Wednesday: 5X1000 meters averaging 6:35 pace
Thursday: 60 minutes easy/20 minutes core
Friday: OFF
Saturday: Easy 75 minutes easy
Sunday: Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup 4 Miler (25.55) Total 12 miles/20 minutes core

Thoughts:

My goal for February was to stay consistent and the goal for March is to stay consistent while also adding racing. I want to slowly build miles, cross train with hiking, strength work such as core, and now include a race weekly. That sounds like a lot of cooks in the kitchen. I know long term consistency is what will help me get back to where I want to be.

Workout Wednesday: 5X1000 (6:35 average) with 90 seconds rest

I wasn’t not in the mood to run on Wednesday. I spent at least half an hour trying to motivate myself. The weather and just my general mood were not there. It was windy but nothing too crazy. In all, I’m happy with my effort and just getting out there.

Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup 4 Miler (25:55):

I’ve run the Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Race four times and I’ve won four times. Not many races I can say that. This year was by far my slowest year. I’ve run the least amount prior to the race as well.

Somehow I ended up making a wrong turn so it was a little long this year (probably not more than 10 seconds). My splits were 6:31, 6:26, 6:26, 6:31.  I’m happy I raced but I am also looking forward to racing more and getting faster.

Thoughts:

I’m happy with my week and the fact that I got a workout and race in. It wasn’t the most productive week but I was able get a workout and race in. There are races most weekends now, so my goal is to keep getting out there.

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February Running Recap

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Questions for you:

Have you run a 4 mile race before?

How was your week of training?

5 responses

  1. I have to say, the theme for my training week was somewhat similar. I focused on getting each run in, and allowing my body to recover while getting ready for increased mileage next week

  2. Consistency is key! But, you already know that and don’t seem to have any issue there. I love how consistent you are with winning that race!!! Congratulations once again 🙂

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