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Half Marathon Training: Week 6

About half way through my half training and I don’t really have any updates that are out of the ordinary. Mother Nature is really making regret choosing to live in a northern climate, never in my life have I wanted to live somewhere warm and dry so badly. I’m pretty sick of having to work my training schedule around the weather. It’s hard enough to fit it all in!

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That being said…

I ran an awesome 4 miles in the Metroparks with my two lovely coworkers. JPC was awesome and hauled my workout gear and the pups over to the office so I could go with them. The dogs FREAKED about getting some Metropark time and loved every minute of it.

I snuck my way into a spin class even though I was waitlisted on Friday morning…and was able to get the one seat from the rider that didn’t show. WIN!

I didn’t run on Thursday because of the rain and I was too lazy to bring myself back out to the gym, but I did try to make up some lost mileage on my Saturday..so instead of running the suggested 5k, I ran a nice 5 miles with the pups.

Some interesting things I’ve learned from running so far:

My dogs know the day of the week. Every Saturday they wake up and run around the house like little lunatics until I muster up enough energy (read: coffee) to get us out of the house. They really do live for the weekend.

I haven’t lost any weight since training, but just over the last few days people have really started commenting on how different my body looks -how thin I look. I’ve heard it from several people and am loving every minute of it. SO, it’s true – muscle does weigh more than fat and toning is an actual real thing ūüėȬ†

I can relate with this hilarious BuzzFeed article on 75 Thoughts Every Runner Has Had 

Total miles for the week: 12 miles + 1 spin class

Catch up!

Recap Week 5 Here 

Recap Week 4 Here

Recap Week 3 Here 

Recap Week 2 Here 

Recap Week 1 Here

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