Miles Run - 90.13. This is the first month in over two years where I didn't hit 100 miles. If I didn't have complete faith in my coach, I probably would have squeezed in some unsanctioned runs to get my triple digits. (This was SUPER hard for me).
Races Run - 2. One half marathon, one marathon. Neither went as well as planned. Honestly, running in the summer just kind of sucks. It's been stupid hot and my heart really hasn't been into running lately.
PR's Set - ZERO
Minutes of Plank - 18. I didn't do any better this month than last month. Even with reduced time at the gym, I've been tired and going to bed earlier, without bothering with planks. I really AM noticing the difference now that I haven't been doing them, so I need to start again. Sigh.
August. Well. I have 3 half marathons on schedule. Back to back races in two weeks in Colorado (mountains) and then state #49 - West Virginia.
Honestly? I'm contemplated dropping my second Colorado race. I just am not feeling it. Guess I will see how I feel over the next week or so.
Running has been blah, but I've been trying to do what my coach asks (also in terms of nutrition), hopefully I will start feeling better soon. This is reminiscent of the same "funk" I was in last year at this same time.
To avoid a picture-less post, here is a pic of me and A's PureFlows. I am so jealous I can't get them in pink.
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