Week 15

8/21: Sun 10 mi Lake

8/22: Mon 7 mi neigbhorhood

8/23: Tues 3x2mi repeats, 800m recovery each + 1mi WU + 1mi CD

8/24: Wed Rest

8/25: Thurs 10 Mi Tempo + 1mi WU + 1mi CD

8/26: Fri 6 miles easy TM

8/27: Sat 6 miles easy neighborhood

Not a bad way to end a tempo. 

Not a bad way to end a tempo. 

 

This week has gone pretty well, I managed to successfully complete my first of the three 10 mile tempo runs and used the correct workout settings on my 2 mile repeats, so wins all around!

Fuel from my sweet friend. 

Fuel from my sweet friend. 

This weekend I'm running a half marathon for my long run with some besties and hopefully enjoying it in some cooler weather. It was plus 90 degrees this week, which is just the reason why I moved my runs to the morning for this training cycle. I'm still a sweaty mess when I'm done, but I'm thankful that I haven't had to get in this crazy heat! 

See? Sweaty. 

See? Sweaty. 

Does anyone else use Nike+ for run tracking?  Well I do, and they updated the app this week making it all fancy and more soc-meds friendly, but they wiped the mileage on my two main pairs of shoes I've been using! It managed to store some old random ones but I went to add my Brooks Glycerins to my run and they were unavailable! Now I'm just tracking in my paper calendar until I start a new pair, but this is really frustrating. I've made it a goal to rotate my shoes -Glycerins for longer runs, Saucony Rides for shorter- and now I'm all lost on how old they are. Oh well. I'm wondering if I should buy another pair of Glycerins before the marathon, what do you think? They will have about 250ish on them by that time - is that too many for a race? Usually I don't care that much, but my feet have been finicky lately and I don't want giant blisters or weird pains during the race. Training life is complicated you guys! Tell me what you race shoe strategy is please.

This is what summer looks like to me lately. HOT. 

This is what summer looks like to me lately. HOT.