Marathon Monday

This week was a little better with my marathon training. I still didn't hit all my workouts, but I'm getting there!

Here's my recap of this past week's training. . .

Monday – On the schedule (OTS): 5
                What I did (WID): Nothing. I sat on a bus for about 4 1/2 hours round trip – went to Ft. Benning to make sure my Soldier was all good to go for the course that he's attending. My plan was to take an hour nap after I got home and then go run, but the hour nap turned into 2 hours and then it was time to pick the boys up and get dinner ready.

Tuesday – OTS: Rest or XT
                 WID: 2.2 miles – I got a few miles from yesterday made up.

Wednesday – OTS: 5
                      WID: 4.7 – We had a Battalion run and went almost 5 miles at a 9:13 pace! I was worried about my knee at that pace, but it was fine.

Thursday – OTS: 5
                   WID:None. We had Battalion Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development and then I didn't have time after work, either.

Friday – OTS: Rest or XT (cross train)
              WID: Rest – the extra sleep was nice!

Saturday – OTS: 10                
                  WID: 9.8!!! I even hit some hills. My knee was a little achy, but definitely nothing like it was a few weeks ago.

Sunday – OTS: Rest or XT
                WID: Rest – again, the extra sleep was nice!

Total miles for the week – Scheduled: 25, Actual: 16.7
Total miles run for this marathon training cycle so far – 34.4 (almost doubled them this week!)

My goal for this upcoming week is to get all of my workouts in. My work schedule looks like I shouldn't have any morning conflicts, so it's just a matter of getting up and getting going.

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