Tuesday: XT (indoor cycling - spin bike); Pure Barre class
Wednesday: 6 mile run; Pure Barre class
Thursday: rest day
Friday: 10 mile run
Saturday: 5K race (plus 2 mile warm up)
Sunday: rest day
The schedule called for XT on Friday and long run on Saturday, but I really wanted to run a 5K race on Saturday for Autism Awareness! So I moved my long run to Friday and raced on Saturday. I ended up feeling fabulous during the race and ended up with 2nd place in my age group. The master's winner and the first place winner in my age group were less than a minute ahead of me! I intended to run this race at a comfortable pace... so imagine my surprise when I was "comfortable" with my 2nd fastest stand-alone 5K! I ran faster at the sprint tri in August, but my 5K PR was back in spring 2016 and I felt like I wanted to throw up when I finished! This time, I was only 8 seconds slower but I finished feeling fabulous! That was so encouraging! My hard work is paying off for sure!
|Accepting my age group award! I'm digging my leg muscles in this picture!|
|The coolest age group award ever - they were hand made by little Tagg's grandpa!|
So that's about all for last week. Tomorrow begins the 2nd rotation of training - two long runs this weekend! We had a cold front come through last night (you see how I was wearing a skirt and short sleeve shirt at yesterday's race with a jacket after the race when I cooled down?? Yeah, not so much today!). Today our high was in the low 40s! Tomorrow's run in the morning will be in the low 30s! I'm going to run with BJ so we'll just bundle up and knock out the miles together! :) The rest of the week will be warmer so that's a good thing! I'm not quite ready for temps like these! LOL
Enjoy your training! Enjoy the journey!