Thursday, October 15, 2009

On the road again....

Wow!! Two days off in a row!!! What a huge difference that can make! Granted, my legs, heel, knee, all still sore, but the strength was there! A short 7.1 miler in 61 minutes! I was knocking off 8:36's! So even though I will come up short on miles this week due to traveling, etc, I can still get back on track. Only 11.1 miles so far this week and I was needing at least 38 miles. I think I may be able to get 15-17 more miles getting me to the high 20's for the week.
Yesterday I had a terrible headache as we traveled home and I rarely, if ever, get sick! I'm still a little drained from that but managed this good, strong effort today.
I am already getting excited about the race. I've been training for it now 15 weeks and the work is done. My long runs were numerous and truly hard efforts. I've done better MP runs, and have seen the hills add muscle, and reduce weight! All I need to do is decide will I go for it or not? Peace!

5 comments:

Beth said...

Decide if you are going to go for it?! Are you kidding me!? You are going to absolutely rock it!! You are going to run your behind off and you are going to cross that line with a big smile on your face. :)

Meg Runs said...

I love that feeling of fresh, happy, rested legs. It does make one a little faster and spunky. When you mean "go for it," I'm sure you mean push it? I assume you are already totally on board, right?! Of course you're going for it!!

lindsay said...

so you'll miss your mileage for the week, no biggie. better than stressing your body out more with the added 'troubles' of traveling.

go for it!

Thomas said...

Terrific progress! I'd say you're ready to break 4. GO FOR IT!!! When is your next race?

Spirit Flower said...

Sounds like you are ready for a rest. Your marathon potential is already in the bank. So don't sweat resting and quit worrying about milage.

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