I did the Poland Spring 5 miler and just kept running to do my long run. It was nice having water and bathrooms around. Not so nice having all those hills.
Mon– cardio sculpt class
Thurs- ran 4 miles
Fri– 45 minute spin class & weights
Sat– 5k obstacle race, which being chased by zombies was a lot more work than I realized. Also, great interval training – running then sprinting when seeing a zombie
Sun– 3hrs and 30 minutes of running including the 5 mile poland spring run!
I’m so glad to be in taper mode. My legs are killing me. 3 weeks to Philly! And even though I’m not doing NYC, I’m weirdly excited to be volunteering for the race. I’m doing bib pick up this Saturday. After I do that, I am in for the 2014 NYC Marathon! Speaking of which, I already got my credits to do the NYC Half so I just need to sign up (just waiting for pay day 😉
Now that I’m in taper time, I’m going to do two things:
1) Use myfitnesspal to track food – I’ve been eating
all the carbs everything the past few weeks. Now that I should be backing off my long runs, I need to dial back my junk food consumption.
2) Do more abs and arms strength training. I know I know, I’m not supposed to be doing a lot of strength training but I feel like I’ve neglected my abs and arms. My legs are jacked. Someone at work made a comment about my calf muscles…and my sister made that comment weeks ago. Either way other than my legs, I feel like everything else just got ignored in training. I used to do a lot of strength training and the more running I started to do, I just sorta stopped.