Monday - Easy
3 miles/27:00/ 9:00 pace
After two long hard runs over the weekend, I did not feel like getting up this morning. My legs were cranky and my covers were warm so I stayed in bed. I packed my bag for a lunch run and headed to work. It was a gorgeous day when I stepped outside at lunch and had a very nice 3 miles before heading back in to work the rest of the afternoon. I think I am getting the hang of this whole running easy at lunch and minimally sweating!
Tuesday - Interval
6.1 miles/49:13/8:05 pace
This week at running club we spiced things up with a little interval paced running!
4x1000m at Interval pace (~6:58min/mile or 4:19/1000m)
4:20, 4:15, 4:12, 4:09
I finished this workout feeling like I could do a fifth 1000m which according to the latest Runners' World is the best way to end a tough workout!
Wednesday - Off
Enjoyed my day off from running with a little ice cream sundae!
Thursday - Tempo
Another Thursday workout with the running club. This week the workout was at half marathon pace which actually felt a little slow compared to the paces we had been running.
2x 2mi at Half marathon
First 2mi = 15:39 (7:50 pace)
Second 2mi = 15:30 (7:46 pace)
Friday - Off
Saturday - Easy
A quick run before jetting off to a baby shower.
Sunday - 15k Race!
9.3 miles/1:12:23/7:46 pace +2.12 miles WU and CD
Total week 8 mileage: 31.32 mi