Week #11, February 5-11
T Ran 2.78
W Ran 6.51 miles
TH Did not run
S Ran Did not run
S Ran 1.71 miles
Ugh! What a week! I won’t complain that it is too cold. I will complain that all of this snow is ridiculous.
This was Monday evening. Luckily it was a day off.
I had a little bit of trouble on Tuesday. Still a lot of snow on the road. I ran for a little over a mile and then just went to the local park where I ran a few loops to get in my 35 minutes of running.
More snow Tuesday night/Wednesday so I knew I could not do my quality session (15 minutes warmup and cooldown, 4 x 4 minutes @ 10:45 with 400 m recovery, 3 x 3 minutes @ 10:02 with 400 m recovery) outside. After school I went to the gym to get it done.
I love my gym!
I skipped my run on Thursday because I wasn’t feeling good. I have been coughing a lot lately and decided to rest and take it easy. That evening I found out that school was closed on Friday because of – you guessed it – snow.
The top photo is at 7pm, middle at 11pm, and the bottom at 7:30 the next day.
My sister and I went to the laundry and then did a few errands. This is my view from the laundromat around 1pm.
I had every intention of going on Saturday for a “quick and easy” 30 minutes. How hard could it be right? Nope. I woke up with a headache and had it pretty much all day. I even took some pain medicine but that didn’t help. I had plans that evening with a friend to see a film “Tales of Mexico” downtown. I almost cancelled but decided to go. It was a great film and it was great being outside even if it was cold.
Saturday night MORE SNOW!!! I really dislike winter and snow. Sunday morning I went to the gym to do my run but couldn’t do more than 2 miles. I was frustrated with myself because I let the weather get to me.
I think this has been my WORST week of training. Am I disappointed? Absolutely. But there’s nothing I can do about it. Let’s hope this week is better. Hopefully we are done with the snow too. 🙂
Total mileage for the week: 11.00
Total mileage for this training cycle: 194.39
Total mileage for the year: 115.60
How was YOUR week? Any snow in your hometown? Isn’t all of this snow simply ridiculous?
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