Weekly Workout Recap #2

This week started with gorgeous weather and a 3 mile family fun run down the Gilman Trail.

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Julia ran about halfway with us and spent the rest of the time with Grant in the jogging stroller. I need to figure out a good running posture for the stroller because I think I was leaning on it too much and hurt my neck. Ouch!

Because of my neck, I missed zumba and Wednesday’s run, but I had a great 4 mile run this morning.

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I’m getting nervous about running outside. My treadmill is so safe and comfortable! I’m also wondering how the heck I’m actually going to run 13.1 miles without dying. I feel fine after 4 miles, but that’s only on the monotonous treadmill. I get bored and tired. I’m hoping that getting outside will help those miles go by faster.

So with all this self doubt, guess what I went ahead and did yesterday! Signed up for another half marathon. Why not? I figured if I’m training for one in September, I might as well do another in November since I’ll hopefully be in shape for it.  Doing a second one also gives me another chance, since I’m guessing that each experience is quite different.

So my goal for last week was to run 12 miles, and looks like I did it! I’m also glad to report that with my new running shoes I now have happy knees. Yay!

Sunday 3 miles
Monday core
Tuesday rest
Wednesday rest
Thursday 2 miles core
Friday 3 miles core
Saturday 4 miles
Total: 12 miles

Goal for next week: 14 miles. Run 5 miles one day.

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One Response to Weekly Workout Recap #2

  1. Dad says:

    You’re My Hero!

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