It’s Suddenly May

I forgot to change our calendar for most of this week and when I did I couldn’t believe how fast April flew by. Where did it go?

I had a pretty good month, with high mileage, no injuries (!) and several long runs to keep me ready for Cleveland Marathon later this month. 


This week, it started to feel like spring – and by that I mean we had showers nearly every day. What a WET week! It rained pretty much every morning. And it was COLD rain – 30s and 40s – and also HARD rain. It was on and off rain, sleet and wet snow nearly every morning/day this week. It impeded my running, unfortunately. I was hoping to get in a long (10ish mile) run on Tuesday or Wednesday this week, but it was so gross out that I couldn’t make myself get outside and run in it for 2 hours. I luckily still got outside most mornings, with only one day stuck inside on the treadmill. Since I did a 12 mile run last week and hadn’t taken a day off in a while, here were my goals for this week:

  • Speed training: 45 minute tempo run
  • Long run: 10-11 miles¬†
  • Core work: 3-5 days (8-10 min videos)
  • A 5 mile run
  • 2-3 other runs of 30-50 minutes

Here’s how the week turned out:

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