Marathon Mondays: Week 8

Marathon Mondays

Last week was a cut back week in my schedule. It wasn’t a very successful week though.

Monday: Rest

Tuesday: Easy 5k Treadmill Run

I took to the treadmill late Tuesday after work. I didn’t feel like getting out in the dark even with Elijah. The mornings have been in the 30s and I’ve lost the motivations to get an early morning run in when I’m busy trying to get to work earlier that my scheduled 8:30 start time.

Wednesday: Rest

Thursday: Rest

Friday: Rest

Saturday: 7 mile run with Elijah
Garmin time: 7 mi in 1:20:08 = 11:27/mi pace

If the pace seems off for just an easy 7 miler, it probably is. We had a few bathroom breaks with the dogs. But the exciting part is that this was Elijah’s first 7 miler! I’m so proud of my boy. It was the perfect day for it too – 40s with light rain. He did great!


Sunday: Active Rest Day
Dog Care Shift @ Pawmetto Lifeline = doggy play, walking and running! :)

Total Miles: 10

I didn’t originally plan to cut that far back but I missed a 4 miler during the week. My mileage jumps back up this week but I also have a short work week so hopefully it’s much more successful that last week. Our offices are closed for Christmas Eve and Christmas and then I took Friday off. So technically I’m only working today and tomorrow. THANK GOODNESS! I’m in desperate need of a day off because I’m completely worn down. I’m all done with my Christmas shopping so this week should be nice and easy. I can’t wait to enjoy my 5 day weekend! :)

If you haven’t seen what Elijah and myself are asking Santa for this Christmas, be sure to check it out here! I hope you all have a Merry Christmas!

Are you still getting your training in during the holidays?
How are you staying active?

See you on the road!

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