Week 15 of marathon training is done and in the books, now less than a week until race day and I can’t wait! It’s been a little difficult to cut back on running this last week. I had gotten into mindset of trying to run as much as possible so it’s hard to remind myself that it is important to cut back and let my body absorb the modifications.
Monday: Rest day, feeling very antsy, wanting to get out on a run.
Tuesday: 4 easy miles on the treadmill since I wimped out of running outside in the rain/snow.
Wednesday: 5.6 steady miles in the morning around the hood. It was beautiful and sunny after the storm.
Thursday: Speed work on the treadmill, 4 half mile repeats and 4 quarter mile repeats.
Friday: Cory and I decided it would be nice to have a morning coffee shop date with Cannon so we made a plan to include running and coffee (could it get better???). I ran form home to the coffee shop (7 miles) and Cory drove there with Cannon. We had so much fun hanging out with Cannon and drinking amazing coffee at Cannon Mine Coffee. When we were done Cory ran to work to get his miles in while I drove with Cannon. We are thinking of making this an every other week(ish) tradition.
Saturday: Full rest day, we took the extra time to go meet the Easter Bunny for the first time. I was a little worried that Cannon would be scared of the giant bunny but he had a great time.
Sunday: 15 miles at Heil Ranch in Boulder, it was a bit windy but still a perfect day on the trails. The miles ticked by easily and I loved being out on the trails. Starting to get excited for my marathon.
Running: Just 36.7 miles now to just not do anything stupid before Saturday….