Rosemary’s Training Log 12.16.12

The Christmas madness continues! And this week was apparently the week of 8-milers. Ran 65 miles in total. Also this week, I met with Eric, who will be writing my training plans in 2013. Looking forward to having training partners on the same schedule for workouts and races! Monday- 8 miles Tuesday- 8 miles Wednesday- 8 miles Thursday- 8 miles Friday- 10 mile progression run from <7:20 to 6:30s over more » Read more

Rosemary’s Training Log 12.9.12

This week was the last big running week of the year with USATF Club Cross Country Nationals. We sent two teams (12 women total) this year, plus a men’s team and a masters team. I logged 53 miles. Monday- easy 8 miles at MNR Tuesday- easy 10 miles with some friends Wednesday- 8 miles with 6 x 1 minute working down from 5:40s to low 5:20s Thursday- easy 6 miles more » Read more

Rosemary’s Training Log 12.2.12

  This week, I was very fortunate to get half my runs in on the Atlantic shores in Daytona Beach, Florida. Paige and I spent the second half of the week at the USATF annual conference. I ran just under 60 miles and ran my first double in over a year. It’s hard to turn down a run on the beach! Related PostsRosemary’s Training Log 9-23-12 Rosemary’s Training Log 7-29-12 more » Read more

Rosemary’s Training Log 11.25.12

I ran a lot of miles this week thanks to a few runs with friends and a Thanksgiving break. I am really starting to feel like my old runner self again and beginning to believe great things are ahead in 2013. Monday- 8.5 miles at MNR. These runs seem to get quicker this time of year. Tuesday- 11.5 miles with Paige. Wednesday- 8 miles easy Thursday- Uptown Pumpkin Dash 5k more » Read more

Rosemary’s training log – 11.11.12

As though the time change wasn’t challenging enough, we spent half the week on Mountain Time visiting Va-Va-Vanilla! It was a week of casual runs and delicious brunches!!   Monday-easy 8 at MNR (Monday Night Run) Tuesday 3x 1 mile on the roads .3 jog easy recovery. Goal pace of 6:15 (current 10k pace, goal marathon pace). Ran 6:16, 6:25, 6:12. Felt good physically and neutral mentally. Total of 8 more » Read more

Rosemary’s Training Log 11-4-12

I can hardly believe it is November! Maybe I’ll finally get to use the headlamp I got for Christmas last year… This week, I survived the rainy, blustery inland impact of Sandy without any damage/power outages. I also put together a strong week of 60 miles including seven days of running and only one run solo. I was a lucky and grateful spicegal this week. Monday Ran 9 miles at Monday Night more » Read more

Rosemary’s Training Log 10-28-12

This week was a good mental week for running and I finally broke through the 50 mile per week limit and ran 53 miles! I also took a yoga workshop all weekend called Yoga Gangsters. It was so nice to run 2 hours and do 2 hours of yoga to kick off my weekend on Saturday. Monday- 8.5 easy at Monday Night Run Tuesday- wanted some 90 second/quarter pace intervals. more » Read more

Rosemary’s Training Log 10-14-12

Runs just keep rolling along. Another solid week of 48 miles with a day off. Monday- Easy 8.5 miles at Monday Night Run Tuesday- Easy 6 miles at Oktoberfest Run Wednesday- Flu shot and then 7.5 miles with an old college workout: The Step Down (5:00-4-3-2-1 with 4:00-3-2-1 recovery). Had track repeats planned but our track had a middle school football game on the schedule. Thursday- off. Hadn’t planned a more » Read more