Week 9 of my 12 week training cycle for the Houston Marathon is in the books. This is the recap for my Houston Marathon Training – Week 9. In 3 weeks, I’ll be running 26.2 in the streets of H-town! My mileage peaked this week and I start tapering it down here.
This week was a great week for running. I got all my scheduled runs in and even ran a short progressive run. There were some mornings that I had trouble opening my eyes, so my strength and cross-training workouts were skipped… I’m giving myself grace, and moving on. I kept up with my stretching and foam rolling routine.
My nutrition this week was better this week. I got back on the “mystery soup” diet for lunch… basically, I grab a container of soup from the freezer that I didn’t mark. This week it was vegetarian chili and a white bean/kale/sweet potato concoction. It really makes lunch interesting.
Houston Marathon Training – Week 9
Monday – Rest.
Tuesday – Rest.
Wednesday – 1 milie w/up & c/down, 5 x 1200 (400 recovery)e.
Thursday – 1 mile w/up & c-down, 5 mile tempo run.
Friday – 4 miles progressive.
Saturday – Long Run – 20 miles!
Sunday – Rest.
Total Miles = 38