LA Training Wrap Up!

In December, I decided to buckle down and actually train for my marathon. Usually, I am not very good at following a training plan or doing what I’m supposed to for races. I just do what I feel like, and it usually works out.

All of my training was done on a treadmill

Week 1: 12/4 ( 72 mi total)- build

workout1- 5 x .75 mile @ 6:22 with .25 jog between (9 mi total)

workout2- 2x 2 mi @ 6:38 avg (9 mi total)

Long Run- 15.1 miles @ 7:24

Week 2: 12/11ย ( 73 mi total)- build

workout1- 3 x 2 mi @ 6:40 avg (11 total @ 7:15)

workout2- 6 x 800 @ 3:07 avg (9 total @ 7:20 avg)

Long Run- 18 miles @ 7:40

Week 3: 12/17ย ( 57 mi total)- build

FLU ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

workout1- 2 x 3.1 miles @ 6:36 avg with .5 jog (11 miles @ 7:00)

Long Run- 16.5 miles @ 7:16 avg- last 6 @ 6:55

Week 4: 12/21ย ( 50 mi total)- cut back

VACATION- No workouts or long runs in Mexico

Week 5: 12/28ย ( 71 mi total)- build

Workout1- 8 x 800 @ 3:04 avg (11 mi total 7:15avg)

workout2- ย 4 & 3 mi tempo @ 6:36 avg (13.1 miles @ 7:05)

Long Run- 19 miles @ 7:24 avg – middle 7 @ 7:00

Week 6: 1/4ย ( 72 mi total)- build

workout1- ย 5 x 1 mile @ 6:20 avg (11 total 7:10 pace)

workout1- 6 & 2 mi tempo @ 6:37 (14.1 @ 6:55)

Long Run- 21.6 miles @ 7:24

Week 7: 1/11 ( 64 mi total)- cut back

workout1- 6 x 800 @ 3:04 & 4 x 400 @ 5:40 avg (10 @ 6:55)

workout2- 3 x 2 mi @ 6:24 avg (11 total @ 6:53)

Long Run- 17 @ 7:03 – last 13 @ sub 7

Week 8: 1/18ย ( 80 mi total)- peak

workout1- 3 x 3.1 @ 6:48 with .5 jog – (15 @ 7:05avg)

workout2- 7 x 1 mi @ 6:15- (13.1 @ 6:48)

long run- 23 miles @ 7:24 – last 13 @ 7:07 avg

Week 9 ย 1/25:ย ( 68 mi total)- peak first half/taper second half

workout1- 8 mile aerobic tempo @ 6:58 (13.1 miles @ 7:12)

workout2- 10 @ 6:50 avg (fartlek)

Long Run- 17 miles @ 7:05 progression

Week 10:ย ( 56 mi total)- taper

workout 1- 10 x 800 @ 3:04 avg (10 @ 6:53 total)

workout 2- 11 mile progression @ 6:55 avg

Long Run- 14 miles marathon simulation @ 7:10avg

Week 11:ย ( 57 mi total)- RACE WEEK- taper

workout1- 5 miles aerobic tempo (7:00) (8.5 total @ 7:10)

workout2- 2×2 mi @ 6:55 & 6:42 avg (8 total 7:11)

MARATHON!!

Should be interesting to see how race day goes! Temps will be in the 70s and 80s ๐Ÿ˜ฎ flight leaves tomorrow!

 

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