Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Today's Run

Well today's run was so much better than last week.  But it still was not the best.  I am still really hitting a wall at mile 8 and struggling to get to mile 10.  It just seems like I cannot do more than 10.  I don't know why I have such a block against anything over 10.  I need to be running about 12 or better right now in my training and I am not.

Well in the wake of 2 not so great running weeks my running buddy and I are taking a new approach.  I am lucky to have such a good running buddy (who knows what she is doing.)  We are going to do our next long run doing 4 minute run and 1 minute walk.  She thinks I have been going out without enough walk breaks in the beginning and becoming too tired by the end, so if I need it or not I will be taking a walk break every 4 minutes. 

I really hope this works out because I am officially signed up for a marathon in December and I am just going to push through, I just hope that I have good runs because this could be miserable if the runs suck for the next 3 months.

Here's trying a new approach and hoping that it works.

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