Sunday, September 9, 2012

Marathon Training: Week 8

Sunday: 6 miles + 30 day shred
Monday: 4 miles + 40 day shred
Tuesday: 30 day shred
Wednesday: 4 miles + 30 day shred
Thursday: 30 day shred
Friday: 14 miles
Saturday: rest day

Total miles: 28 miles

*long run went great this week! I wore my husbands knee band and it helped tremendously. My knee didn't start hurting until afterwards, but icing & aleve seemed to take ease the pain. My feet however, they were killings by mile 9. I was wearing new shoes (I'd worn them all week, but this was my first long run in them) and they aren't nearly as padded as my old shoes. I love them though and I'm sure once I'm used to them, it won't bother me anymore.

*i broke my 30 day streak for 30 day shred. I'm not throwing in the towel- in just doing to double up on my non-run days this week so that I can make up for the 2 misses workouts

*no loss this week. I actually gained .08. I'm not stressing- this always happens during marathon training. If I can maintain my current wait until the marathon and not gain anything, I'll be happy. However I'm REALLY trying to get rid of these last 30 pounds. I will not give up :)


  1. 40 day shred? lol Never heard of that one! I just found your blog on Katie's Runs for Cookies blog list. I look forward to following you and getting advice to help me on my weight loss journey! You are pretty inspirational! : )

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