Fueled by Carrots

Running strong and plant powered

Workout

Houston Marathon Training – Week 4

I just finished week 4 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 4. This week I continued my early morning workouts and Yin Yoga one night this week. Other than workouts, my week was pretty quiet. The hubs came down with a serious cold and I spent…
Read more

Houston Marathon Training – Week 3

I’ve just completed week 3 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 3. I ended my love affair with my snooze button this week. It was a hard break-up, but it needed to come to an end.  As a result, I made it to all my…
Read more

Houston Marathon Training – Week 2

I’m now in week 2 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon.  This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 2 today. I had trouble this week keeping my hands off the snooze button. I could blame the late night Astro’s games, but ultimately it comes down to me.  By the way… how about…
Read more

Houston Marathon Training – Week 1

Last week I started my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon.  I’m recaping Houston Marathon Training – Week 1 today. This training cycle I’m running only 3 times a week… this plan has a day for speedwork, tempo, and a long run.  I’m continuing to incorporate cross-training and strength training. While my nutrition was pretty good last cycle,…
Read more

A Week Of Recovery

After taking a week off from running, this week I started running again.  All my runs were easy effort and this was a week of recovery.  I really took it easy, knowing that on Monday I start another training cycle for the Houston Marathon. Thanks to a cool front, the weather was delightful this week for most of the week. …
Read more

Chicago Marathon Training – Week 16

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 16, the final week in the training cycle. Today I ran and finished the Chicago Marathon! This week my mileage was pretty low, which was good, because I had a lot to do around the house to prepare. The saddest part of my…
Read more

Chicago Marathon Training – Week 15

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 15 in the training cycle. Just 7 sleeps until the Chicago Marathon! This week my taper continued.  I actually enjoy the cutback of mileage and the easy runs leading up to the big day.  I did experience some weird aches and pains on…
Read more

Chicago Marathon Training – Week 14

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 14 in the training cycle. In 2 short weeks, I’ll be running the streets of Chicago! This week I started my taper, and while I was still waking up tired I remedied that Saturday night, clocking 13 hours of sound sleep. I got…
Read more

Chicago Marathon Training – Week 13

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 13 in the training cycle. In 21 short days, I’ll be on the streets of Chicago running 26.2! This week was my highest mileage week in this cycle.  “Life” happened a couple of nights and I was unable to get workouts in… our…
Read more

Chicago Marathon Training – Week 12

I’m recapping the past week of training for the Chicago Marathon.  This was Chicago Marathon Training – Week 12 in the training cycle. I’ll be running in Chicago in 4 short weeks! This week I got through most of my workouts without a hitch.  I was scheduled to run mile repeats on Monday, but it was my birthday and I just…
Read more