Training Week 383

By , February 19, 2017 4:33 pm

Highlight of the Week: Running with family!

Monday | February 13, 2017: 5 m run + teaching strength class
Loc: hood, Temp: 42°/42°, Time: 51:52, Pace: 10:22 avg, Difficulty: easy, Felt: good
Strength: Lebert Equalizer and one dumbbell, Difficulty: easy, Felt: good

Tuesday | February 14, 2017: 4 m run
Loc: hood, Temp: 35°/35°, Time: 41:37, Pace: 10:24 avg, Difficulty: easy, Felt: good
Wednesday | February 15, 2017: rest
Thursday | February 16, 2017: 5 m run (incl. 4×800) + 1,008 yd swim + 10 m ride
Loc: hood, Temp: 34°/34°, Time: 50:55, Pace: 10:11 avg, Difficulty: medium, Felt: fine, annoyed with the wind in the last two repeats
Loc: FitNation, Time: 21:59, Pace: 2:11 min/100 yd avg, Difficulty: easy, Felt: surprise, surprise – annoyed with my foggy goggles
Indoor Bike Time: 31:48, Pace: 18.9 mph avg, Difficulty: easy, Felt: good, legs getting a bit tired

Friday | February 17, 2017: teaching strength class + 3 m run (w/Anne)
Strength: Lebert Equalizers and one dumbbell, Difficulty: easy, Felt: good
Loc: Grayslake, Temp: 27°/28°, Time: 37:01, Pace: 12:20, Difficulty: easy, Felt: good

Saturday | February 18, 2017: 10 m run (w/Dad on bike)
Loc: Overland Park, Temp: 43°/54°, Time: 1:47:08, Pace: 10;43 avg, Difficulty: easy, Felt: great
Sunday | February 19, 2017: 4 m run (w/Andrew)
Loc: Indian Creek Trail, Temp: 50°/50°, Time: 46:35, Pace: 11:37 avg, Difficulty: easy, Felt: good, hot!


  • The warm February weather (pdf to link) is appreciated, but so, so odd. We haven’t had snow, either! Check out this article from Wednesday – “It’s been 60 days since Chicago has had an inch of snow” (pdf here). It doesn’t feel like winter at all. I usually struggle with the winter to spring transition (I have a hard time with spring) but maybe it will be easier, since we have spring weather now?
  • This was a quiet workout week. Lack of sleep from last weekend, and stress of dealing with Khali’s surgery exhausted me. I was lazy at the beginning of the week and then I had to cram all my cross training in to one day before I left for Kansas City. Oops!
  • I had such a pleasant long run with my dad on Saturday in Kansas. The weather and company were great! And I felt great! Although my stomach was messed up for a few hours after the run – I forgot how the sun does that to me.
  • I had a great run with my brother-in-law on Sunday, too! It was nice to catch up! We ran on a part of the trail by my snister’s house that I hadn’t been on yet. Naturally, since we’re near Kansas City, we found a massive hill!

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2 Responses to “Training Week 383”

  1. Kathy says:

    It’s been extra warm here too. It’s def weird. It’s so nice that your Dad and BIL go out with you when you are running!

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