Weather controlled training

  • Monday mornings run was postponed due to treacherous conditions under foot.
  • Tuesday morning I managed a 6 mile run without falling over
  • Wednesday mornings run was postponed due to temperatures of minus 5 and hubby was concerned I would come back looking like this:-
  • Wednesday night run was 3 miles on the treadmill-oh the boredom especially as I had forgotten my Ipod, how people train for a marathon solely on one of these is beyond me.
  • Thursday mornings run was hill sessions. The training plan required 8 hills of 2 minutes up and down which should have bought it to a total of 4 miles, mine however came to 3 miles so assume from this that I was very slow but actually was pleased with my average pace.
Am hoping to manage last two sessions this week but am worried about snow forecast again for Saturday!

 

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About shazruns

I have been running since 2004 when I decided to do the Race for Life, as a close friend was terminally ill with cancer. Following that I did a couple of 10km at Leeds castle and Sandringham. Then in 2005 ran my first London marathon, then another in 2007 in blistering temperatures. I have entered the London marathon every year since but have been rejected, am now find maintaining my fitness & motivation hard, so when the email came through about Janathon I thought why not! Am hoping this helps with fitness, motivation and weight loss!! Wish me luck!
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4 Responses to Weather controlled training

  1. runorgocrazy says:

    Keep going, you’re doing a fab job(and no-one ever really follows their plan, do they?)

  2. abradypus says:

    Couldn’t agreeing about treadmill running. 30mins without an iPod shows an impressive level of dedication.

  3. runtezza says:

    Great consistency and a nice mix (especially Monday and Wednesday!). I think treadmills are OK — infinitely preferable to icy pavements anyway.

  4. fortnightflo says:

    The only way I can get through a treadmill run is with my ipod – I’m impressed you managed half an hour with nothing! It’s coming round so quick now isn’t it…

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