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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 10

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 10 in the training cycle. I’ve got 6 weeks of training left! This week was a cut back week, and I managed to get in 3 of my runs (I missed my long run of 10 miles due to the arrival of Harvey)….
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 9

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 9 in the training cycle. I’m over halfway through my training plan! Chicago is under 50 days away! To tell the truth, I was living in fear of this week… every workout on my plan seemed hard, and just looking at the week…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 8

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 8 in the training cycle. I’m halfway through my training plan! Chicago is less than 2 months away! As I have been for the majority of this training cycle, 75% of my workouts have been on the treadmill.  I had a speed…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 6

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 6 in the training cycle. This week was a cut back week in both mileage and intensity. Again, the treadmill was my friend fore 75% of my workouts.  It is pretty swampy in H-town and the treadmill allows me to hit my…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 4

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 4 in the training cycle. This week my mileage was back up…. I got in a couple easy runs, a tempo run and participated in a trail run.  I’ve been doing half of my runs on the treadmill at the gym… it…
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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 2

I’ve just finished week 2 of my 16 week training cycle for the Chicago Marathon. I continued my focus on cross-training and strength training this week, that gym membership certainly is coming in handy.  I had a treadmill run today at the gym, after the whack-a-doo scare in our neighborhood.  I slacked off on my planking, but got in at…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – June 11

Welcome to my weekly workout recap, today I’m recapping my workouts from last week today. There isn’t much to report this week.  With training for the Chicago marathon kicking off on the 19th, I opted to take it easy.  My legs are still feeling less than stellar (not sure why, thinking those dang burpees), and I need them to feel…
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Fitting It All In – Running + Vacation

Happy Friday! I’m ready for a little TGIF… this week has been a doozie, to say the least.  I’m joining in with the Friday 5 fun today, where the topic is running + vacation. I’ve got vacation on my mind a lot these days,  I just came back from vacationing in Kansas… and I’m about to leave out on a…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – June 4

Welcome to my weekly workout recap, today I’m recapping my workouts from last week today. This week I managed to get in 4 runs this week, including two with Anam. The heat and humidity managed to keep my pace very slow.  On Thursday I started my plank-a-day x2. Workouts Last Week Today: Sunday – Pajama day!!! Monday – Set out to do 10…
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Workouts – Last Week Today – May 28

Welcome to my weekly workout recap, today I’m recapping my workouts from last week today. My vacation ended on Sunday, but not before I got a run in on the country roads before I left… bonus, it was cool out!   My 30 burpees for 15 days challenge came to an end this week, I was very happy to see that…
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