May 2013

Week of May 27, 2013:
Mon: 2 hrs rolling through gorgeous Central Park.  15 miles, half with Steph, half with the rest of Manhattan.  Great day.  Late flight back to ABQ from NYC.  Goodbye city.
Tues: AM 6mi easy
     Lunch 4mi easy
     PM out of work late, light lift/glute activation/core
Wed: AM STILL TIRED from travel late night Monday, only 3 easy before work.
     PM Lifting glutes/core/hamstrings, 7 windy miles around Academy
Thur: AM sorry attempt for a workout...2mi w/u, 6x100strides, 5xmin fast/min easy, one mile at 7min pace, 1mi c/d (5.5mi total)...actually stopped, was sad, and went home.  Only to get a pep talk telling me to get my sorry-a in gear, and check my attitude, and try again that afternoon.  It worked!
     PM Treadmill session...not perfect, but much better than AM.  1mi w/u, 5 miles at 6:20 pace, 1mi c/d 
Fri: AM: 9 mi easy before work, Afternoon travel to St. Louis
Sat: after cancelled flights and sleeping on a bench in the Dallas airport for an hour, slogged through 10mi with 10x30s least missed the tornado!
Sun: 2 hours, 15miles easy.
Totals: 82.5mi total.  Pretty exhausted this week.  Frustrated.  Tough workouts and feeling like a failure.  Hoping for a better week next time around.  

Week of May 20, 2013:

Mon: 10
Tues am: 2 hrs rolling hills
Pm: 6mi easy before redeye to NYC!
Wed: 6.5 in Central Park
Thur: 4mi early am
Fri: 0
Sat: 3mi total (2 at 6:10 pace, poor excuse for a workout!)
Sun: 11 miles through CP
Total: 55.5mi.  Light week while being in NYC working for Adidas Grand Prix!  Back at it next week.

Week of May 13, 2013:

Mon: 80 min easy around South Boston and Castle Island.  Love.  Love.  
Tues: Easy afternoon/PM double after a LONG trip back from Beantown.  10mi total
Wed: Workout...15min w/u, 6x100 strides, 5,4,3,2,1min repeats with half recovery (6:15-6:08pace), 5min easy, 5,4,3,2,1min repeats with half recovery (7:00pace), 6x100 strides, 15min c/d.  Had planned on starting at 6:15 and dropping down to 6:00, but as you can see from the second set, had a rough go and decided just finishing even if slow was better than quitting.  Lots of work to do.  11miles total.
Thur: 10mi split
Fri: 7mi AM at Academy with Pat
     3mi PM easy, lift afterwards
Sat: 87 min trail run in the Sandias with the boys.  10 hard miles through the foothills!
Sun: 2hour flat trails on the Bosque, 15miles total
Totals: 76miles total.  Working on strength and nutrition.  Supposed to be getting 2200calories and 140g protein.  Going well.  Staying positive...

Week of May 6, 2013:

Mon: Massage with Bresson, first since Boston...OUCH.
     Lunch: 4.5mi up and down Penn Arroyo in the sunshine easy.
     PM: 5.5mi easy through the neighborhoods in Uptown.  Darkness.
Tues: AM 8.5mi with Lulu PM 1.5mi easy
Wed: AM 6mi easy PM 4mi easy, meeting with nutritionist...more to come on this saga!  Apparently I'm getting 1/3 the protein I need to function...
Thur: AM workout 25 min, 5xmin fast, 5 min easy, 5xmin fast, 25min easy
Fri: 80 min easy, fly to Boston in the afternoon
Sat: 20min, 10x30sec strides, 20min around WINDY South Boston
Sun: 2 hrs VERY slow, 12 min only with Stew in his Maine Coast Marathon.  So proud.  He ran 4:32! Big PR for him!
Totals: 67mi total.  First "workout" back, if you could even call it that!  Lots of work to do, that's for sure...

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