Starting Half Marathon Training

While last week I wrote about having surgery, this week I’m back at it and starting half marathon training! As you may recall, I’ll be running the Cleveland half marathon at the end of May. I’m a race ambassador (I also have a giveaway going on until midnight EST TONIGHT on my Instagram!) and get free entry into the race. I’ll be doing the Challenge Series, 5K on Saturday and half marathon on Sunday. So this week kicked off my first week of training. 

My goals for this week were to do:

  • Speed training: 30 minute tempo run
  • Long run: 6 miles (hey, the training is just starting!)
  • Core work most days
  • 2-3 other runs, 30-50 minutes each

Here’s how the week turned out:

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