Skiing is hard work. But does that mean I can just completely skip out on the running while I’m on this ski trip? Nope. Not when I have a half marathon in 2.5 weeks!
But first of all, here’s how last week ended up:
M – OFF
Tu – 5 easy (42:46, 8:33 pace)
W – 5 tempo (35:53, 7:10 pace)
Th – 5 easy (44:12, 8:50 pace)
F – 3.2 easy (26:50, 8:23 pace)
Sa – 5K race (21:48), 10.1 total (1:24:18, 8:20 pace)
Su – OFF (traveling)
2 rest days and only 28.3 miles. Less than ideal.
Stats for February overall:
167 miles, 23 hours and 27 minutes, average pace 8:26. Compared to last month, it’s an improvement, but I still feel like I need to increase my volume!
Which brings me to this week. I know it’s not going to be a high-mileage week, and I’m not going to be doing any hard workouts. But I really have no excuse not to sneak a few miles in here and there. Yesterday morning, before skiing, I huffed and puffed my way through 30 minutes on the treadmill. 10,000 feet of elevation is no joke!
Today, though, I was a little bit wiped from too many of these.
Snowy lumps –> snowy naps.
No running today.
Tomorrow, it’s supposed to be warm and rainy. Obviously terrible for skiing, but perhaps opportune timing for a short day on the slopes and a long run outside instead!