Category: Training Weekly

Training Weekly: Chicago week 12/16

Training Weekly: Chicago week 12/16

After Sunday’s disaster, and a second failed long run in as many weeks, I’m not sure where all this is going. Will I end up making it to the Chicago start line? Right now, I really don’t know. But I am determined to find a […]

Training Weekly: Chicago week 11/16

Training Weekly: Chicago week 11/16

So, this good week, bad week cycle is getting old now. Fingers crossed it does at least mean this week should be a better one, but it also means Chicago falls in a ‘bad week’, and I really need to break the cycle. Over the […]

Training Weekly: Chicago week 10/16

Training Weekly: Chicago week 10/16

Double figures! I tell you what, if you want time to fly, I can thoroughly recommend marathon training. How are we 10 weeks deep and almost into September already? Annoyingly, I’m starting this week not feeling particularly well. It seems that my stomach hates me. […]

Training Weekly: Chicago week 9/16

Training Weekly: Chicago week 9/16

Marathon Training- Week 9 As the last few weeks of marathon training have followed a ‘good week’, ‘bad week’ alternating pattern, I’m hoping this one will continue that trend as a good one. And if I could just hit one of my intervals sessions this […]

Training Weekly: Chicago week 8/16

Training Weekly: Chicago week 8/16

Let’s be honest, last week is going to be fairly impossible to top. So, I’m not going to try! Instead, my goals for week 8 are to quietly reach the half way point before scheduling a mini break down about the fact that there are […]

Training Weekly: Chicago week 7/16

Training Weekly: Chicago week 7/16

Week 7, is my biggest week yet. At least it will be if all goes to plan! 800m track intervals, hills, cross training and a casual trail race to top it off. The time to go big, has arrived! Monday 3 miles in 29 mins […]

Training Weekly: Chicago week 6/16

Training Weekly: Chicago week 6/16

I can’t tell you how petrified it makes me that we’re starting week 6 already. How?! It honestly feels like last week that I was wondering whether my knee would make it round a 5k parkrun. Anyway, plans for this week. I don’t think there’s […]

Training Weekly: Chicago week 5/16

Training Weekly: Chicago week 5/16

It’s been 4 years since I trained for an Autumn marathon (or 2!!) and I’d completely forgotten how much I love summer training. Sunny evenings, post run ice creams and ice cold smoothies. But this week we are due a heat wave with highs in […]

Training Weekly: Chicago week 4/16

Training Weekly: Chicago week 4/16

After spending most of last week feeling pretty ropey and aborting my long run, I’m really hoping that this week will go a little more to plan. I desperately need to get back in the gym to get some strength training done, and I really […]

Training Weekly: Chicago week 3/16

Training Weekly: Chicago week 3/16

Am I the only one whose weeks are flying by at a frightening rate? This week is another busy one, but I’ve got two main goals. Firstly, I’m hoping that by the weekend, I’ll be back up to half marathon distance for the first time […]