This week was the first official week of Marine Corps Marathon training! I guess I should start titling these weekly workout roundups “Marine Corps Marathon Training – Week 1,” so on and so forth. I’ll start doing that next week. I didn’t exactly follow the training plan to a ‘T’ but that’s okay. Sometime in the near future I’ll address that in more detail.
Monday- Cross training. Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred, level 1 workout.
Tuesday- Rest. I had a 14 hour workday, including 8 hours of driving, and a workout just wasn’t going to happen.
Wednesday- Rest day. This was an unplanned rest day, because I was worn out from my long day on Tuesday.
Thursday- 3 mile run with Sven (the treadmill) in the morning while watching recorded episodes of Jeopardy. This was officially my first day of Marine Corps Marathon training, and also my fourth wedding anniversary!
Friday- My friend Jackie was in town and wanted to meet up in the morning for a run. We ran 5 miles on the Huckleberry Trail. It was fun, because it was her first time running on that trail and we had never run together before.
Saturday- 9 mile trail run at Hungry Mother State Park with Deb! We met up for a run together since she was down in my neck of the woods (and her old stomping grounds) for the weekend. We had great weather, although it was a bit muggy. Full recap later this week!
Sunday- 4 mile run with Kim in the morning. It was a rainy day in the low-60’s and I actually ran in a long sleeve shirt. Due to the chilly, rainy day it was pretty deserted in town. I snapped this picture as I drove to meet Kim (and inevitably got stopped at one of three traffic lights downtown….)
It was kind of refreshing to run in the rain, compared to the heat and humidity. Our 4 mile run felt like a long 4 miles, though, because my legs were pretty tired from the day before.
Total Miles: 21 miles
June Total: 81 miles (Today is a rest day, so I went on and totaled my June mileage. Lower mileage month, but it’ll only be going up from here)