Marathon Training: Week 8


I already posted about my fifth half marathon, but I wanted to actually write about week 8 of marathon training. Week 8 looked different from my previous weeks for a few reasons, the main one being that I moved my Tuesday/Thursday runs to Wednesday/Friday. 

I also made the decision to plan what I called a "mini taper," which means that I intentionally lowered my mileage in order to give my legs a rest before the half marathon. I definitely think it was a good choice and gives me confidence for the marathon taper, which will start 2 weeks before the marathon. 

On Saturday I am running a 25k and also another 3 miles to get to 18 for the day, and then after that I will almost be at my longest mileage before the marathon! Recap to come. 
Susannah said...

Marathons sound so intense! Good luck, girl!

Unknown said...

Dang, I am really impressed with people who train for marathons, seriously. It is an impressive endeavor and takes so much time and discipline!

Also, I know you have 208 followers, but I nominated you for the leibster award anyways. You deserve it!

SH said...

Good luck with your training!

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Unknown said...

Wow! it's so inspiring! Good luck:)