I was feeling the half marathon in my legs this week. I was very tight--quads, calves, hams--even on Thursday. So I was good to my legs by cutting way back on miles and by doing some fairly intensive yoga/stretching sessions. Meanwhile, I set new running goals and researched training plans . . . to be revealed this week on Two Little Runners . . . on the edge of your seat yet?
Thursday, I unceremoniously crossed the RunKeeper 1000 mile mark during a crap 2 mile run on the treadmill. Hey, every mile counts I suppose!
Monday (6/4): 1 mile on treadmill very slow as a warm up to yoga.
Tuesday (6/5): Recovery run, slow 3.5 miles in Balboa Park; upper body strength training.
Wednesday (6/6): Complete rest.
Thursday (6/7): 2 mile run on treadmill, at 8:30 average pace; yoga.
Friday (6/8): Complete rest.
Saturday (6/9): Complete rest.
Sunday (6/10): 6 miles, average 8:00 miles through the cornfields of Illinois; sprints through Detroit airport at maximum speed (wish I had turned on RunKeeper!) but missed the connecting flight --> 1 mile treadmill and core workout at the Detroit Airport Marriott.