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Marathon Coaching Week #2! – The Hungry Runner Lady

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After three days on the seaside with 4 children, I simply couldn’t get myself up off the bed to do a future on Saturday.

We had been all toast so I did my future on Sunday as a substitute which was good as a result of  I used to be sitting most of Saturday (within the automobile) and bought to skip the humidity.

Plus, it was good apply for a scorching and dry race day in St. George.


I feel this was most likely my first future/exercise fully alone in over a 12 months… not going to lie, it was a lot more durable mentally with out individuals in ache with me.

The opposite take a look at of this exercise was protecting monitor of it in my head (I ought to have programmed it in my watch forward of time)…

I began with a 4.5 mile warm-up and ended with a 2.5 mile cool-down.  This exercise made the miles fly by, attempt it!

Fartlek Ladder (in minutes)–> on,(simple) – 1,(1),2,(2),3,(3),4,(4),5,(5),4,(4),3,(3),2,(2),1,(1),2,(2),3,(3),2,(2),1(1).

You already know you’re a marathoner when the longer intervals are your favourite ones of the exercise.


I had a rest room break, bottle refill cease and some stoplights:

She needed to exit once more.  I have to signal her up for the child’s races they do within the fall in our space… she did a mile of run/strolling yesterday.


These two missed some soccer practices whereas they had been gone in order that they bought out and ran a mile too.  I instructed them I’d pay them a greenback a mile this week so let’s see how this goes.

The very best a part of Saturday was spending time with Andrew’s grandparents, his aunts and uncle and cousins.  Andrew’s grandpa turns 89 subsequent week and goes to go play a spherical of golf to go have fun.  

They took us to their favourite Mexican restaurant, Los Cabos in Orange.  My shrimp fajitas had been all I might have ever needed and the children had been in heaven ordering drinks as a result of we often say no🤣

Different weekend highlights included Beck taking a a lot wanted nap on Sunday (he went 5 days with no nap and he nonetheless neeeeeeeeeds naps), swimming and lizard catching (makes an attempt… they’re too quick for us).

Marathon coaching week #2 (aka week #2 of formal coaching however I had a stable base of miles with some shorter velocity exercises main as much as it):

Monday: 9.18 miles with 1,286 ft of climbing on trails @ 9:11 common.

Tuesday:  13.08 miles @ 7:36 common.  4 x 3’, 2’, 1’ (minutes) with equal recoveries to the upcoming interval.  IE after the three minute interval we took a 2 minute restoration jog earlier than beginning the two minute velocity interval.

Wednesday:  11.3 miles  @ 8:19 tempo

Thursday:  6.4 miles @ 8:24 tempo

Friday: 4 miles @ 8:29 tempo

Saturday: off!

Sunday: Fartlek Ladder, on,(simple) – 1,(1),2,(2),3,(3),4,(4),5,(5),4,(4), 3,(3),2,(2),1,(1),2,(2),3,(3),2,(2), 1 (1). 16 miles whole at 7:27 common.

60 miles for the week!


Give me some highlights out of your weekend!

What’s your goto order at a Mexican restaurant?

Do you like doing velocity solo or with individuals?

Are you good at procrastinating your runs or getting proper to them?

-When I’m working alone and don’t have set in stone plans… I’m glorious on the procrastination.



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