So, what did I do last week?
Monday - REST - DID IT
No running or exercise of any form occurred today although I was still busy running errands after work
39:40 - 9:54 pace
4.0 miles felt like enough for the day plus I had evening plans and wanted to get my run done as quick as possible. I ran with my trusty running pup, Stacey, and she expended so much energy trying to chase a couple squirrels we had to a slow down for a mile or so and take a pit stop at the lake to rehydrate.
Wednesday - Personal training session - DID IT
The sun came out in time for my 2nd personal training session with Sara. She kicked my A$$ again and I actually had to stop for a couple minutes because I honestly felt like I might throw up...thanks Sara!
Thursday - REST - DID IT
The afternoon consisted of running errands for the Ragnar Relay all afternoon and carbo loading with Lindsey before the big race starts Friday at 8:15!
Friday - 6.5 miles at 9:30AM - Ragnar Relay Run #1
1:00:00 - 9:13 pace
Stay tuned for a race recap but this run was amazing! I felt super strong the entire time and ran along Birch Bay which was beautiful.
Friday - 3.5 miles at 6:30PM - Ragnar Relay Run #2
30:00 - 8:34 pace
I have no idea who ran this leg because I don't run that fast. I also have no idea how I had the energy after the 6.5 miler in the morning but the adrenaline rush from the whole event definitely played a part.
Saturday - 3.0 miles at 3:30AM - Ragnar Relay Run #3
26:00 - 8:39 pace
Thank god for downhills on your third run within 24 hours after NO sleep. It felt amazing to be done and I celebrated with a giant cinnamon roll from a great bakery on Whidbey Island.
Here are some photos to hold you over until the official race recap:
|Van 1 before the race...only 190 miles to go!|
|And after running 3 legs with no sleep.|
|Our van...window paint is essential to relay success!|
|One major benefit of running an all night relay...seeing the sunrise on the water while a harbor seal plays in the foreground|
Sleep sleep and more sleep and some laying by the pool on this gorgeous Seattle summer day!
Total Mileage: 17 miles
Total Strength Sessions: 1 personal training
Total Yoga: NONE...again I need to get on this and start stretching more!
Marathon Training Week 4 - Say It Do It - July 25-31
Monday - 4.0 miles easy
Tuesday - 6.0 mile tempo run - I'm not sure how I'm going to dissect this run but I would like to run at least 2 miles faster at probably a 9:00/mile pace.
Wednesday - Personal training strength session
Thursday - 5.0 miles easy to moderate
Friday - REST
Saturday - 7 mile long run
Sunday - Yoga
Hope you all had a great weekend and stay tuned for Ragnar Relay race recaps coming soon.