Yay! I am back and running again! For those of you following along, I had a pretty slow and low mileage week last week due to first vacation and then being sick. But now that I’m on meds, I’m on the mend and BACK!
But first, some non-mileage highlights of the week!!
I got my Cleveland Marathon Ambassador shirt!! Don’t you love it? I love sporting this around and representing the race.
AND speaking of the Cleveland race, they released their course maps! I’m excited that it’s going to be such a different course – it’s nice to try something new. AND I’m excited for the no Shoreway ending! It will still be tough – there are two relatively big hills within the first 6 miles or so, but overall I’m pretty pleased with the course!
Also, this week the Cleveland Marathon introduced their shirts – they are GREAT! I am seriously excited to see these in person. Such a great color and design!
Now, onto the runs for this week. In terms of mileage, this week was miles– appropriate, still not 20+ (my goal), but seeing as I took a few days off to rest and recover, I’m okay with it!
Sunday: 0 miles. Sick!
Monday: 0 miles. Sicker! I ran a 102 fever Sunday night into Monday and so I spent most of Monday in bed, fighting off fever, chills, etc. and trying to get some medicine!
Tuesday: 3.25 easy walking and slight running. I finally started to feel better Tuesday evening and was dying to get in a run or some movement. I tried out the treadmill and was happy to be able to run/walk a few miles!
Wednesday: 4.1 treadmill miles
Thursday: 4.65 miles on the treadmill. 4.25 running and then a .4 mile cool down.
Thursday: 3.65 miles on the treadmill.
Friday: None – rest day!
Saturday: 6.66 miles outside!! It
Total- 19.58 miles!
Hooray for feeling a little better and getting my runs back!
Questions for you:
- Do you run when you’re sick?
- What do you consider a “long” run?
Disclosure: As a Cleveland Marathon Ambassador, I receive complimentary race entry AND a free race entry to give away! I also get a cool shirt (see above!)and invited to some special events. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
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6 thoughts on “Training Tuesday: Recovering from Being Sick”
Glad to hear you’re feeling better! It sucks soooooo much being sick when you have a baby to take care of and all you want to do is lie in bed. This springlike weather has me itching to get back into running. I hope I can make that happen soon. Anyway, just wanted to say glad you’re not sick anymore!
Hooray for feeling better! Trying to run when you’re sick is not fun at all. The Ambassador shirt is nice and how exciting there’s a new course! My “long” run = whatever I run on the weekend. Now that’s between 6 and 10 miles. When I’m in marathon training it’s at least 10 miles.
Glad to hear you are feeling better! I don’t run when I’m sick either — your body needs every ounce of energy to get better.
My long runs vary depending on what I’m training for. This last weekend it was 6 miles and that will continue to go up as I near my half in May.
Glad you are feeling better. If the weather is yucky then being sick is my excuse to not run. If it’s beautiful out, I’ll try to walk just to soak in the sun!
My “long” run is marginal to what my individual runs are in the week…usually, I consider anything over 7-8 miles a “long” run (my other runs are anywhere from 2-5 miles).
I don’t really work out when I’m sick. If it’s like a mild runny nose, yeah I’ll work out but if I feel bad enough I would prefer to be in bed all day, I don’t work out.