Wednesday, May 1, 2013

April Rewind

Well, I managed to eek out just over 100 miles for the month (108ish overall).
  • 52 miles of that was racing (2 half marathons and 1 marathon)
  • 20ish miles of that was a single training run - my greatest accomplishment!
  • I only ran 9 days the whole month. And yesterday barely even counts since I only did 2 miles total - really just to test out my ankle/calves.
Current aches/pains
  • Apparently, the ball on the inner part of my right ankle. It's been known to flare up on runs 10-12+ miles. Usually if I tape it, it is ok, but it hurt pretty bad during Eugene.
  • Calves, like usual.
 The lofty goal
  • NOT eating all the things. I had a free for all weekend in Eugene, and literally ate EVERYTHING. Donuts, pizza, burgers, fries and a LOT of beer. If I don't want to be a giant fat ass, I'm really going to have to change this. Sigh. So... the land of the un-fun started yesterday, and I will diligently pay attention to what I'm eating and (sort of) count calories. Sigh.
Running goals
  • Still try to rebuild my base - that should help with 4(?) half marathons I am running this month...
  • Not sold on doing speed work right now. My pace is so stupidly slow right now and I need to figure out why, before I try to push even more.
  • If it ever EVER stops snowing (seriously), I'd like to start going to run club again on Wednesday nights. That will NOT be tonight:
My backyard at 6:45 am. We should have 4-8" by tonight

7 comments:

  1. You said it would snow on May 1. It's all your fault, you know.

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  2. Eating is so great. Paying attention to what you're eating is NOT SO GREAT.

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  3. I can't believe you're still getting snow. Snow in May is stupid. I've been on the calorie counting wagon for a few weeks. It is the least fun thing to do.

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  4. 9 days and still managed to do 108 miles... thats exactly 12 mile / day average haha. Hopefully your weather cooperates soon, but at the very least maybe that will mean a milder summer ;)

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  5. Seriously amazed that you ran 108 miles in 9 days total. Whoa.

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  6. I can't believe it's snowing in May! A lot of the young girls in my RD classes use MyFitness Pal to help them track calories & nutrition. IDK, just a suggestion! Great job on the miles!

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  7. Running a HM every weekend or back-to-back? Oh that snow and temps are sucky.

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