training for the week of february 7th-february13th
tuesday-speedwork 4x1mi 7.12mi total (7:42, 7:36, 7:34, 7:22) these intervals were SO hard. but i did better than i though i could. surprised myself :)
wednesday-easy run...10.12 miles 9:18 avg. this run felt great. got to run in the sun. had a hard time keeping it slow. HR 149
thursday-tempo run-hospital hill...8.57 total avg 8:34 (9:05, 8:49, 8:27, 7:50, 7:57, 8:28, 8:40, 8:58, 9:00)
sat-long run...18.42mi 2:43:35 8:47 avg pace...avg HR 159...ran with a big group this morning. used TNT aid stations. felt really strong & sped up at end...with gas in the tank :) at one of the aid stations they had some skittles...tried a little handful. what a pick-me up!! they put a little hop in my step. i think i found a new race fuel :)
sunday-easy 10 miles avg. 9:14 pace
my skittles and i will be running the bakersfield half marathon this saturday....getting excited!