*Weekly mileage*

Mileage for the week of August 4th – 10th

Total weekly mileage: 37.75

Total August mileage (to-date): 63.5

Total year-to-date mileage: 1,355

Run review:

8/4      No run/rest day

8/5      28:06 min./3.25 mi./8:39 pace

8/6      48:30 min./6 mi./8:04

Speed workout: 100 meter repeats (plus warm-up and cool-down) 4 mi. total

8/7      27:14 min./3.25 mi./8:23 pace

8/8       2 8:21 min./3.25 mi./8:44 pace

8/9       1:48:04 min./13 mi./8:19 pace

53:43 min./5 mi./10:45 pace

8/10     No run/family event

Though it isn’t reflected in my mileage recap, because of the way my training days fall, in the 7-day period Sunday-Saturday I ran 54.75 miles last week. I had to rearrange my training over the weekend because of a family event. I knew there was no way I was going to get up Sunday to do my long run after a night of shenanigans, which continued on into Sunday. Instead I moved it to Saturday and broke it into two runs. The first 13 miles solo and the remaining five with my running club. I was so grateful for the company those last few miles!

Since I took yesterday off, I started the week off with a short run this morning. It’s crunch time with Hood to Coast now less than two weeks away! Coming up this week: daily doubles, mid-day runs in the heat of the day (except today because it is 98 degrees currently and I ain’t that crazy!), a little more speed work, some serious hydration, and lots of clean eats.

Oh, on top of that, a few fellow Nuun ambassadors on my team challenged the group to a core workout challenge for the 10 days leading up to our arrival at Nuun HQ next week. I was supposed to start yesterday… but pushed it to today due to aforementioned weekend shenanigans. Who knew that 12 minutes of planks and jumping jacks could be so dang challenging? ; )


Loved the old-school jumping jacks event though they left me exhausted!



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