Running week of March 28-April 3

So this week was my last week of training before my first half marathon of the season and I think I was pretty well prepared.  I trained hard and did some speedwork to keep up my endurance.  I took a couple of extra rest days only because I had to travel ( Excuse).  I just cannot wait to train for the next race in better outside weather.  Personally, I think that the treadmill does have it’s benefits but nothing can replace actual running on the road to prepare a runner for real world running.

Monday 3/28
7 miles at 8 minutes 26 second average
Treadmill run
Nike Air Zoom
3-28-16 (2)

Tuesday 3/29
5 miles at 9 minutes 1 second average
Savannah Trail Run
55 degrees and sunny
Nike Air Zoom
3-29-16

Wednesday 3/30
3 miles at 8 minutes 27 seconds
Treadmill run
Nike Air Zoom
3-30-16

Thursday 3/31
Rest Day

Friday 4/1
Rest Day

Saturday 4/2
Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon
Springfield, Illinois
Nike Air Zoom
Mile 1     8:46
Mile 2     8:58
Mile 3     9:02
Mile 4     9:09
Mile 5     8:58
Mile 6     8:48
Mile 7     9:27
Mile 8     9:26
Mile 9     9:21
Mile 10     9:24
Mile 11     9:48
Mile 12     9:49
Mile 13     9:41
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Sunday 4/3
Post 1/2 Rest and recover day!

Weekly Mileage
28.1 miles and first race of the year!
PR for my 1/2 Marathon at 2:04:16

 

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