Week 9: TCS NYC Marathon Training

Happy Monday everyone! Week 9 is done and I am on to week 10! My training plan is 18 weeks long so we are half way there! I cannot wait! Here is how Week 9 went…

Monday

Strength Workout from PB Runner + 4 mile run

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My hamstrings were SORE for DAYSSS from this workout.

Tuesday

7 Mile Run- I have like no recollection of this. I do remembering running and I think it was in Hoboken but I think it was uneventful? I remember getting the 7 miles in, instead of doing it Thursday because I knew I was busy on Thursday? Haha it’s been one of those weeks.

I do remember this:

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One of the last free outdoor summer yoga classes in Hoboken. Sigh- so sad for it to end!

Wednesday

I had Jury Duty all morning- ugh and can you believe it I have to go back again in September UGH!!! Anyway. I took a Burn class that night, I am LOVING Burn now!!

Thursday

4 Mile Run + Some PT and Core Work.

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I went to the podiatrist about my right foot (which has been feeling much better) but I had the appointment and decided to go anyway. She said it was probably a flukey thing and sometimes these things pop up during training. As Hungry Runner Girl calls them “hot spots.” She suggested to buy a Golf Ball (as did Jen!) and roll my feet just to get out any knots!

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I now have golf balls planted everywhere since you can’t buy an individual one haha.

Friday

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I hadn’t been to a Friday night in awhile and it was as always awesome!

I was super busy that whole day, in and out of the city twice, food shopping, errands and this was my total steps for the day without any running!

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Almost 10 miles! Crazy!!

Saturday

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The strongest I felt during a Long Run this whole training! It could have been the weather, it could have been I was just mentally on point, but whatever it was, it was awesome! I took the Jersey City route which is a mistake during the summer because there are no water fountains. I went through all three water bottles on my pouch by mile 10ish so I ran into a Starbucks bought a bottle of water and chugged almost the whole thing! Thank God there will be water stations during the marathon. I also think this is my pace/mileage. My GPS got all weird for some reason and told me I did a 7:53 mile- UM NO, because for me that would be anaerobic (for me) and if you are anaerobic for that long you are dead. HAHA. Anyway, so I ran to where I remembered the 6.5 Mile mark and ran back. My Garmin said I did 13.64 but I think it was just 13. Who knows?!

Sunday

All Day AFAA Group Exercise Certification! Will write a post about it!

Week 9: Check! Bring it on Week 10!

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