I’m half way done my training! Week number six was a challenging one; from hating my runs, to questioning why I am even training for a half marathon again to an amazing long run.
What was planned vs What really happened:
Monday: Stretch and Strengthen – Foam Rolled …you can read about those fun times here.
Tuesday: 6k – 6k outside
Wednesday: 40 minute tempo run – 8k Treadmill.
Thursday: 5k +Strength – 7k run at lunch. The first 3.5 km were great and then I turned around and struggled the whole way back. However, a stranger help motivate me.
Friday: Easy 5k or Rest Day – 5k Treadmill. It felt quick and fast.
Saturday: Rest Day – Long Run: 14k – It was awesome! I wanted to take it slow and steady but went out a little fast. The first part of my run was fairly hilly and the second half was flat on a trail. I then finished it off with a few small hills with a fantastic time. I even felt like I had some juice left in the tank!
These last 14 km helped me round off my 160 km or 100 mile month! 🙂
Sunday: Long Run 14k – Rest Day (Traveled to PEI with the girls for a family vacation).
Total mileage Week #6: 40 kilometers
Total mileage in Training: 203 km (Since July 21st)
I still can’t believe that I ran 160 km or 100 miles in August!
Ever want to give up during your training?
Has a stranger ever motivated you to run?
10 thoughts on “Half Marathon Training Week #6”
In my mind, the best runs always follow the worst. it makes sure that you are in it to win it 😀
Must remember that one 🙂
It looks like you kicked butt on what was planned and then what you actually did! Good on you. I have totally wanted to give up but then I think about crossing the finish line and how every run, whether is bad or good makes me more prepared for race day.
I was pretty motivated to get 160km. It’s such a mental game sometimes.
That’s a lot of K’s! Keep it up!
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