Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Want to get on this rollercoaster?

Last week I ran 33 miles. This is the highest millage week that I have ever had. The one word that I would use to describe myself after last week is STRONG. I might not be where I want in terms of weight or speed but right now I feel strong. It is a pretty good feeling.

I plan on increasing my distance but I probably will not have another 30 mile week till after my half marathon. My goal miles are 40 a weeks, I will get there one day. For the next four weeks I am going to drop my miles a little and work on speed. This is something that I must do if I want to PR at my next race.
 *I wrote this part on Monday

Fast forward to today:

I think I broke my body. Everything hurts and I feel like I can’t finish the easiest of workouts. I’m not injured, just feel like bleh. It might be because I added swimming, spin, and weights to my workouts. Maybe I shouldn’t train for a triathlon at the same time as a marathon. Don’t worry, I am a quick learner.

Since the half is in weeks, I am going to kick it back and just stick with running and a small amount of cross training.  

On to the best news yet…… I found running friends!! Yay, we even run at about the same speed. I will probably go out with these girls two to three runs a week. Maybe next week I will talk them into a group picture. I don’t want to scare them off yet.

You also need to check this girl out Running Kellometers, she is doing a raffle to raise money for Open Heart Magic. You can win (I REALLY want to win) this cute outfit. She is an inspiration, what a great way to combine to passions.

Sorry for the lack of pictures.


  1. I love Kelly! and I think what happened to you is what I did - I increased my millage AND effort too much at the same time and then wouldn't be able to perform as hard the following week. Hopefully you don't feel like crap tomorrow. I find going for the SLOWEST run ever sometimes shakes everything out :)

    and CONGRATS on yor 33 miles!

  2. Thanks so much for blogging about my raffle! Best of luck! :)

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