GULF COAST TRAINING – WEEKS 5 & 6
Week 5 was NOT up to par on my weekly running goal. Due to some HEAVY rain/thunder/lightning storms, I actually only logged 6 running miles. I did do my 3 mile and 4 mile runs on the elliptical, as I do not own a treadmill. There was no chance for me to do my long 6 mile run over the weekend, so I did a 5.5 mile run Monday night of next week. GAH!
Week 6 was awesome on mileage…but I am still technically behind. I think I just have to accept a loss somewhere! I am noticing a definite shift in workout days…so I am revamping my schedule again! When I first changed my schedule to reflect my long runs on Saturdays, I just swapped Saturday & Sunday. But it looks like I may have to shift the entire schedule up by one day, so that I have an actual rest day following my long run! Right now I am ok…but I am not going to want to run 4 or 5 or 6 miles a day after a 10+ long run!
Also to note – I completed my first 7-miler on Saturday! But as you can read my previous post HERE…it was a tough one mentally. To be honest, I actually finished with a decent time (Goal of 1 Hr. 10 minutes, Actual of 1 Hr. 14 minutes!) so I need to not be discouraged and just keep plowing on!
A peek at this week’s training:
What has been your toughest workout to date? What did you do to overcome it?