Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
60,000-79,999 SparkPoints 77,246

Week 13 of Marathon Training

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Challenging but good week!

Had a couple easy runs, an interval run and a 16 mile progressive run. Progressive meant that I was to start at a super easy pace and finish just under race pace. I was super tired but did it!

On Friday and Saturday, I worked the Disney Wine & Dine Expo at the Rock n Roll Marathon Series booth promoting St. Pete Rock n Roll in Feb. It was 20 hours on my feet over the two days and by the end of the day Saturday, I felt so arthritic. I wondered if I would be able to do my run so I was happy to finish it, though I was really tired. I took my first ice bath after a year today. I was actually looking forward to it!

My 20 miler is next Sunday! Race is about a month away! I plan to be ready!
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • MIZPAM25
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1442 days ago
  • ANDREA0301
    You're doing emoticon !!

    I can't imagine taking an ice bath. Brrrrr!! =)

    1442 days ago
    LOL at your ice bath pic! Good for you for volunteering AND managing to get your run in!
    1442 days ago
    You are doing so great! Keep up the great work!
    1442 days ago
    Ice Bath? Are you insane LOL? Knowing you there is a very good reason why you'd do this, dying to know!

    Good luck with the race and have a good week Tia emoticon
    1442 days ago
    Wow, I'm not up on this ice bath, what's it for? Tired, aching muscles? I've been looking into the virtual 5K walk on SP. I thought I saw a 1 mile walk for beginners. This is probably so below the level you are at but I hope to one day "jog" again. I'm so heavy on my knees and ankles right now, I want to start with a walk. Anyway, enough about me, I read your blogs about preparing for the marathons, I know you will do a great job! emoticon emoticon
    1443 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment

    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.