One Week from Race Day and I’m Off My Game

I am one week from race day, and unfortunately, this was not a good training week.

Why? Because I got sick!

I am hoping it’s just a quick, short head cold, but my breathing has not been good all week. My running has been off. My sleep has been off. So, instead of trying to stick to the training plan, and waking up at 3 am to run 11 miles, I decided to just try to keep up my fitness and still get my sleep.  So, no speed workout this week, no extra long run, and not as many core workouts. 

I have a work trip this week where I’ll be flying and out of town today, so hopefully I kick this crud soon – at least in time for the race next weekend!  

Here’s how the week turned out:

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