Category Archives: Weekly Review

Motivational Music Monday #40

Motivational Music Monday Motivational Music Monday turns 40 this week!!  Almost exactly a year ago, I introduced the “MMM” series to add some variety to the site.  It was a fun way to share some new tunes to add the playlist and chat about the week in running.  It later developed a little further with… Read More »

Week 13 Wrap!

Week 13, the highest volume week in my Chicago training plan…done! And, the cool little Strava bubbles prove it 🙂  I wont deny, I am so glad that the long week is done.  For the most part I held up, even extending the midweek run from 12 miles to 13.1, just because I was close… Read More »

Another week done!

Another week of training wraps up with the normal long run Sunday.  The planned mileage on the spreadsheet today listed 16, a step-back in terms of distance sandwiched between the 20 mile run last week and the 20-22 mile run planned for next weekend. This completes Week 12 – I think last week’s long run post was titled wrong…something to do… Read More »

Rest Day!

Today was rest day…booyah! Somehow, my mostly self-made custom training plan has had me running every day since my 20 miler last Sunday. Whoever came up with that idea needs a serious kick in the…wait Since last weekend it went something like this: Sun: 20.1 miles 3:00:57 Long run race simulation Mon: 4.0 miles 36:06… Read More »