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VCM training weeks 10-12

This round of training has been significantly more challenging than when I trained for MCM. Working full time plus, New England winter, Brenna’s activities, and sickness have all had an impact on my ability to get my training in. So, I did what I have heard countless times in yoga: I used to ask myself […]

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VCM training weeks 7-9

Week 7 Long run – 15 miles (most yet) ran 4 days ( 2 days outside) cross trained 2 days – strength and skiing total mileage 29.2 miles   Week 8 Ran 5 days (2 days outside) Long run – 13.1 miles (New Bedford half-marathon)  – new PR! total mileage 27.85 miles Week 9 Long […]

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VCM training weeks 4-6

I faced many challenges during this segment of my training, but… week 4 – total mileage 30 miles February school vacation travelled to Georgia for surprise 50th anniversary party for my in-laws ran 5 days (2 days outside) had 3 double workout days which included yoga, Piyo, and strength  week 5 – total mileage 16.5 […]

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VCM training weeks 1-3

The first 3 weeks of training are done and I am feeling pretty good. I have decided to make some adjustments to this cycle of marathon training including spinning as my cross training. I will continue to do yoga once a week as well.  My plan calls for running 4-5 days per week along with […]

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week 17+18 – MCM training

  During week 17, I ran on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday for a total of 13 miles. Four days of running felt weird, but I had to trust in my training plan. I also managed to get to yoga one day, which felt amazing and I can’t wait to incorporate it more into my weekly […]

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