Sunday, October 12, 2008

week 11 was a success

This week I completed all of my scheduled miles and it was relativley easy to do. 26 was the magic number. next week I have 29 miles with a 14 mile long run. I planned out all the rest of my long runs on the map from my logging site. Its crazy when you map out those 18-20 mile runs. It really puts it into perspective how far that actually is. I pretty much have to run around pensacola.

My fundraiser has been sitting at 225$ and my goal is 300$ I guess I need to get creative to raise the last 75 bucks. Any suggestions?

On a good note, My legs have been feeling great. I never would have thought I would be feeling this good this time last month. My motivation was super low and I was really bummed out. Every time I took off for a run my legs hurt so bad I could hardly run. Now, with my legs feeling good I have much more motivation and its looking more and more like I can handle an avg. pace of 10:00 min miles during the marathon.


Sunday, October 5, 2008

Hit with the FLU

This week sucked. Tuesday I started feeling like shit and woke up Wednesday morning really feeling like crap. I had all the symptoms of a flu and it didn't go away until Saturday. Friday I managed to run 4 miles and felt pretty bad the rest of the day. Today I woke up and was going to do my scheduled 12 miler but changed my mind as I think I would benefit more from a 5 miler and just dish this week up as a bad week. For better terms Ill call it my cutback week. I'm going to "redo" my plan for last week this week. I will make it happen no matter what or how I feel. I cannot afford to keep missing these miles. I have about 8 weeks left until my marathon and the last 3 weeks are my taper weeks, as it stands now I might even taper for only 2 weeks.

Total miles this week: 8.8