Monday Running Update


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Last Week: 

  • Monday– Day off from work and I was recovering from my partying on the lake the day before but I did drag myself out for 4 scenic slow miles before spending the rest of the day on the lake.

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  • Tuesday – Played tennis for 1 1/2 hours indoors and then watched the USOpen on TV with friends, pizza, wings & beer.
  • Wednesday – Knowing it was going to be very warm, I decided to run before work. I was tired from going to bed to late the night before but managed 3 miles in the neighborhood.

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  • Thursday – Another warm day and forecast for storms got me and a hair appointment after work out of bed early for another before work run. This time 4 miles and I finished before the rain started.

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  • Friday -No work today.  I met my college BFF in Williamstown, MA to see the Van Gogh & Whistler’s Mother exhibit at the Clark Art Institute.

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It was great and we also enjoyed a nice lunch and hike.

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may have been too much walking for a day before a long run… but so worth it

  • Saturday – I ran one of my favorite 5Ks
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28:56 – not a PR or an AG group but still fun

and then added more miles to make a total of 11.5 for the day.

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may have been my slowest long run ever – tired…humid…but enjoyed the scenery

After watching a great US Open women’;s final on TV, we went out to dinner and then I ordered a new phone (iPhone 6s!!!)

  • Sunday –  The boating season is winding down so I thought that we would drove up to spend one more day on the lake. But the weather didn’t cooperate so I spent a day catching up at home.

22.5 miles for the week with only 3 rest days and 4 days of running. Half Marathon is 4 weeks away!!! Gulp!

This Week:  (Week #9 of HM training)

  • Monday-  4 mile run
  • Tuesday – rest, tennis after work
  • Wednesday – 3 mile run before work, yoga?
  • Thursday – 4 mile run before work
  • Friday – rest
  • Saturday – 12 mile run, boating?
  • Sunday restmah jong at the Schroon River House
I am linking up for the Weekly Wrap hosted by Holly @ HoHoRuns and Tricia @ MissSippiPiddlin.   See rules here.
http://hohoruns.blogspot.com

Happy Running! How is your running going?  Any races ?

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11 thoughts on “Monday Running Update

  1. Sounds like a solid week.

    Because of my IT band I was never able to get my mileage where I wanted it to be, but so far things are going well. If we could have temps like today — maybe a bit cooler & definitely less windy — for our races, that would be so awesome!

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      • A lot of people from my group are doing Palio. I have 11 miles this week – and that’s the longest run I’ll be doing this training cycle.

        I’ll be with my group, but the person I normally run with is doing Palio, so I’ll really be on my own anyway.

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  2. Nice job on your workouts this week Darlene. I also ran a 5k on Saturday, but had to go at 1/2 marathon pace since I was running a 16 mile training run today and ran and half marathon last Sunday! It is nice to have cooler weather. I also enjoyed watching the women’s tennis final!

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  3. Our boating season is quickly coming to an end, well if you are going to get in the water it is. It cools so quickly! I may get one, maybe two more lake days. It looks like you are ready for your half! My race is 4 weeks away too. Yikes. I really appreciate you linking up with us!

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