I took the weekend off of blogging to spend time with P and enjoy our 4 day weekend, and because I was too full from Thanksgiving food to move… We had a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner with our friends Andrea and Kevin and A’s whole family. It felt so good to be taken in and enjoy … More Thanksgiving Weekend
Monday workout: 6 mile run and 30 min of cardio strength Tuesday workout: 2.6 miles… and then IT happened… All through my training I have been working hard, staying injury free and really enjoying myself about 90% of the time. I thought I was training smart. The last 4 weeks of this plan have been … More Mile Dedications and the Dreaded IT Band
Sunday workout: 6 miles with music 30 min of 30 Day Shred Last Sunday after our 20 miler, P and I met up with an old work associate of mine at UCSD. He was down to root the Chico State girls soccer team on and since P and I never miss an opportunity to don … More Chico State vs. UCSD
Thursday workout: 4 miles and strength Friday workout: 3 brutal miles Just a little taste of Brightrooms fab photog skills since I didn’t take a camera on these runs… I need a tan yo. Saturday workout: 6 miles, 8:45pace finally feeling normal It’s taper time baby. I have to say the lower mileage is pretty … More Taper Time and Expert Fashion Advice
Monday workout: strength and 2.75 mile recovery run at night Tuesday workout: strength and 4 mile run (still feels like a recovery run omg) GirlsThatRun had an amazing idea to dedicate miles during a race. I am so nervous and excited to run a marathon in 3 weeks and I want to dedicate the miles … More Mile Dedications and the 20mile Recap
Workout catchup (for my own records, mostly) Monday: spin and strength Tuesday: 4 mi and strength Weds: Run (1.5mi), Spin and strength I came to work to find a present! My friend/coworker Andrea thought it was funny/creepy in a drug dealer way that I brought my vitamins to work in a tiny Ziploc bag, like the … More Aquarium, and I Wear a Baby Bjorn
Sunday workout: 20 miles, 3:01, 9:05 pace HOLYOMIGOD, we ran 20 miles at a sub four pace. I know it’s a long shot that we will be able to run the marathon that fast (We can’t all be OUaL) but I am so happy/proud. This is also the longest run to date so double heck … More Family Visits and I DID IT!
Sunday workout: Del Mar Iron Girl 10k + 6miles with OUaL, ChaCha and P Remember how I bonked on my attempted 20 miler last weekend and I said I would spend a whole post explaining what happened? Well, I’m not going to do that anymore. I had a bad running day I guess and that … More My first 10k!
Prepping for the Iron Girl 10k in Del Mar tomorrow! I’ve got my outfit all set out. Forever 21 leggings, pink Adidas long sleeve w/ monkey thumbs, Garmin, Bib belt, Lululemon socks, Adidas sports bra, Newtons and my shuffle <– winning outfit. We got some pretty sweet shwag at the bib pick up. As you … More Iron Girl 10k
Tuesday workout: 15min of strength training + 4mile run. 9:20 pace Wednesday workout: 15 min of strength + 55min of spin 365 calories Thursday workout: 15min of strength + 4 mile run. 8:57 pace Yes, I know, this week has been full of 4 mile runs, but effing-A I feel good. I was really starting … More Marathon Training and Weight Loss