Cleveland Marathon Week 9 Training: Hermes Ten Miler Race Weekend

Well, I’m 9 weeks into my half marathon training, and it is hard to believe thay race day is coming up so soon! This week was a week of fewer runs, fewer miles, but a few good workouts when it comes to speed/pace.

Here’s a look at week 9 of my Cleveland half marathon training. Way fewer miles than last week, but it did include a pretty good interval run, plus a GREAT 10 mile race where I PRed!

I did my interval run outside, and even though I didn’t get it quite as fast or consistent as I would have liked, it felt good and I enjoyed doing it so much more than on the treadmill!

After 2 days off, it was time for race day. I had a 10 miler scheduled, and I wasn’t sure what to expect. My long runs have been slow, and the weather on race day was cold and super windy. But it worked in my favor! Even with the wind (check out those waves!), it was a PR!

So proud of these splits- this is fast for me!

Some questions for you:

  • Do you like 10 mile races?
  • What’s your ideal racing temperature?

Note: I am a Cleveland marathon ambassador! That means I get free race entry for me, and a free race entry to give away.

Wanna run CLE with me? Don’t forget, I have a 10% discount for you!

clé marathon discount

I’m linking up with Deborah and Kim for the Weekly Run Down.

4 thoughts on “Cleveland Marathon Week 9 Training: Hermes Ten Miler Race Weekend

  1. Congrats on that awesome finish time! Ugh, the wind is such a beast! I had major wind at a 10K a month ago. Ironically, it seemed to work in my favor as well, but that does NOT happen very often LOL

  2. I also like the 10 mile distance we only have a few around here each year. Congrats those are speedy times! Have a great week and thanks for linking up

  3. Not sure if my comment evaporated or didn’t make it through (I was having issues logging into WordPress last night). Anyways, I do like the 10-mile distance! It’s like a mini half marathon 😉 And the wind can really be a beast! I fought similar winds a month ago for a 10K, and was surprised my finish time wasn’t much slower… Thanks for linking with us!

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