Half Marathon Training: 10 Weeks to Go!

This week held alot of uncertainty and realization.  I got a blister that became inflamed and was very very painful.  It hurt to walk and I decided to skip my Thursday  run and started to freak out and think that I couldn’t possibly prepare for a half marathon.  But I continued to tell myself that it was okay to take a break if I was in pain.  And that it would only make it worse and I wouldn’t be able to run my long run this week if I attempted it.  I took my break and my long run for this week was amazing!  I ran for over an hour and I was able to breath great and my legs felt good.  And the best part was, I had no foot pain!   Here was my schedule for this week:

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First Half Marathon Training

Yesterday I ran my second 5k(recap coming soon) and the next logical step in my mind is to run a half marathon.   It’s one of my New Year’s Resolutions and now that I have fixed my foot issue I think I’m ready.  I’ve created a personal plan for myself that is based on my goals and schedule.  Since I’m also not sure what each week will hold, I will be posting my schedule on a weekly basis.  Here is my schedule for this week: Continue reading