Weekly Workout Roundup – Week 15, 2014

This week was a roller coaster. I dealt with the emotions of taking my first DNF, then did something my body hasn’t had in awhile – a LOT of rest! I know it is what my body needed, but unfortunately – this crud is hanging on. I must say that I am absolutely sick of blowing my nose!


Sunday, April 13 – 5 mile run (Gazelle Girl DNF)

Monday, April 14 – Rest

Tuesday, April 15 – Rest

Wednesday, April 16 – Rest

Thursday, April 17 – 3 mile run

Friday, April 18 – 30 minutes strength training & 3 mile walk

Saturday, April 19 – 6 mile run & 2 mile walk with the pups

I was able to get back on the road which made me VERY happy! I do have an upcoming race that I’m training for, so I’m excited to really get back to some speed work. The race also includes a few hills, which means it’s back to hill training as well. Bring it on!

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