Monday, November 13, 2017

Disney Marathon Training - Week Ten

After the EQT 10 Miler I had an issue with blisters. Like multiple blisters. On one foot. I think I counted five. I'm really sorry for this super gross information but it really affected my training this week.


Monday and Tuesday I did strength training. Blisters were super rough and they needed to be drained. My strength has really been improving and I love it!


Wednesday I tried to run but my toes were still not good. It was actually painful to pull my socks on. I did some yoga to try and loosen up my hips. At least the views from sitting in traffic were pretty.


Thursday I sucked it up and headed out to the track. I had the same exact workout as last week. I really wanted to do well.

1 mile warm up
1000m x 4 - 200m x 4 (goals - 4:44 :57)
(4:29 :51 - 4:33 :51 - 4:39 :53 - 4:47 :54)
1 mile cool down
A little over five miles total.


Guys I was ecstatic! I have never hit my 1000m splits, let alone three of them! I cannot believe how things are coming together.

From that workout one of my blisters came back and I ended up resting on Friday to give it some time to heal.

Saturday I headed out to take on two of my Gone For A Run virtual races. I ran my Great Candy Corn 5k and Run Now Gobble Later 5k. So, I did a 10k and felt pretty good! I'll talk more about this workout later this week.


Sunday I met Gretchen and ran 12 miles. Gretchen ran nine of them with me, but by the end of the nine together I felt a blister. This sucks. It is getting really old, and I have a tough week coming up.


Later on Sunday hubs and I met a few other runners for a Friendsgiving. It was great to hang out with everyone!


Weekly Total: 23.3 Miles
November Total: 49.1 Miles
2017 Total: 961.4 Miles

I am under 40 miles to my 2017 mileage goal!! I cannot believe it is already November and I am so close to my goal! I have a super tough week coming up and need these blisters to knock it off! I also have a busy week in general so my schedule is going to be a little messed up. Gotta go with the flow!

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6 comments:

  1. Great week Steff! I hope your blister issues clear themselves up!

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  2. Ugh blisters are so annoying. Can't believe you were able to run 12 miles with them (let alone that track workout!). So glad we got to hang out this weekend!!

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  3. Oh no, sorry to hear about your blisters from last weekend's race :(

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  4. Great job this week despite the blisters! Way to nail your track workout paces! Eeks, I'm so excited for your marathon. Your training is awesome!

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