Oregano’s Training Log – 2.4.2017

Being stuck inside has me like…

Ugh – this Winter is THE WORST. I’m currently sitting inside contemplating running – but it’s 36 degrees outside and pouring rain. It has been raining nonstop since the ice melted and now the streets are flooded in freezing water and BERTHA IS STRONG. I do NOT want to go out in this. Blah blah blah, I know, suck it up and go running because at least I can. Be watching for next week’s training log to see if I actually manage to motivate into action.

Sunday 1/29: I ran to meet my parents for brunch at Petite Provence (they have AMAZING croissants). Run: 4 miles (7:10/mi)

Monday 1/30: Monday Loop! Look at me running easy on an easy day! : ) Run: 6 miles (7:55/mi)

Tuesday 1/31: The second workout Wednesday of the new year – once again on a Tuesday. The original plan was to run 800 (3:05) – 1.5 mile on Hollister Trail (10:00) – 800 (3:00).  My friend revised this to 800 (3:00) – 1.5 miles (9:45) – 800 (3:00). The first 800 went down in 2:59 – a bit of a fast start but it evened out after the first 200. The 1.5 mile was faster than planned which caused a bit of dissent in the group (9:29). The last 800 felt super easy (hooray!) and was right on track until the last 200 (2:55). Run: 6.5 miles

Wednesday 2/1: Easy day (but 25mph winds). Run: 5.5 miles (7:57/mi)

Thursday 2/2: Another easy day (with extreme wind) Run: 5 miles (8:00/mi)

Friday 2/3: Another ice storm. Hooray. I was stuck inside ALL DAY and was literally pacing. If only I had a treadmill for days like this!

Saturday 2/4: The ice melted overnight and I snuck out in between rain storms! I just ran for fun wherever I wanted to go and it was fantastic. Run: 11.5 miles (7:37/mi)

Total Mileage: 38.5 miles

I'm a proud resident of Portlandia, ex-running store employee, pulmonary emboli conquerer and connoisseur of high fives. I write about running community, trail running/training and anything else that grabs my immediate interest. I'm currently running for fun with my crazy friends - no races on the horizon YET.

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