Monday, June 21, 2010

Completed: Week 2 of Chicago Marathon Training

Week 2 is complete. Only 16 weeks to go. We have had some hot & humid days that have really affected me when I am running. I am hoping I can adjust to this heat or this will be a long summer of training!

Here is how the week went.

Monday Scheduled: 3 mile run
Monday Actual: core work, push ups 4 x 15

Tuesday Scheduled: 5 mile run
Tuesday Actual: 5 mile run; 1 mile @ 8:20 pace, 1 mile @ 8:13 pace, 1 mile @ 8:06 pace, 1 mile @ 8:20 pace, 1 mile @ 8:34 pace

Wednesday Scheduled: 3 mile run
Wednesday Actual: 5 mile run; 1 mile @ 8:13 pace, 1 mile @ 8:00 pace, 1.33 miles @ 7:53 pace, .67 miles @ 8:20 pace, captains chair 3 x 15

Thursday Scheduled: Rest
Thursday Actual: 30 day shred level 1 + additional upper body lifting, core work

Friday Scheduled: 5 mile run
Friday Actual: 6 mile run; 1 mile @ 8:27 pace, 4 miles @ 8:00 pace, 1 mile @ 8:34 pace

Saturday Scheduled: 9 mile run
Saturday Actual: 30 minutes AMT intervals 4% / 20%, 5 minutes 16%, upper body lifting (2-bicep, 2-triceps, 3-back, 2-shoulders)

Sunday Scheduled: cross train
Sunday Actual: 10.06 mile run 1:22:36 8:13 pace (hot & humid, disappointed in my pace)

Total Mileage: 26.06 miles
Weight: 121lbs

3 comments:

  1. Way to go, but don't knock yourself for your 10 miler. My hubby runs most recovery and some easy miles 8:30-9:15 and he is going sub 3. Your paces are so close together for all your runs no need to get bummed when one is run in hot weather.

    Great job!

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  2. pleasure to find such a good artical! please keep update!!.................................................................                           

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