I am a bit shocked that I have been training for 7 weeks! I am not sure how that happened. This week I managed to get out for 3 runs of 3 miles each. So I have done 9 miles this week. I ran on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday. My Tuesday and Saturday runs followed similar patterns – I ran 2 miles non-stop then my legs slowed to a walk (I swear I did not consciously decide to walk – it was totally out of my control!) However, today’s run was more successful – 3 miles non stop…
It still feels very hard – but I have improved compared to where I was 7 weeks ago. For starters, I am running 2 – 3 miles without having a walking break. If I remember back to when I last trained for the marathon I was using walking breaks throughout my training. This time is going to be different. I am really focused on endurance.
I am really happy with my pace. It might seem slow to some but, for me, it’s absolutely spot on.
I was disappointed with my runs on Tuesday and Saturday but today has made up for them. A good end to my running week!