Week in Review 7.27.15 to 8.2.15

The actual temperature for most of this week...

The actual temperature for most of this week…

Monday: Arms in the morning before clinic. 7.5 at night with Erin. Feeling pretty banged up post-Mansfield.

Tuesday: Temps in the 90s so I took my off day, prorated to 8.5.

Wednesday: Still ridiculously humid with a 72 degree dewpoint. 10.2 miles with 8 by 30 seconds hard uphill.

Thursday: 8 hot recovery miles.

Friday: 9.1 miles with arms after.

Saturday: 10 miles with 4 to 1 fartlek. 4 min at T pace (6:21), 3 min recovery, 3 min at T+ (6:05), 2 min recovery, 2 min at I pace (5:47), 1 min recovery, 1 min hard (5:35), 1 min recovery, 1 min hard (5:27). Not as fast as I would like but have to be happy with it in the heat.

Sunday: 15 miles through Richmond. Hip core after.

Total Miles: 68.3

Total Miles for July: 277 miles with 3 off days.

It’s not easy but I’m pressing on with running despite oppressive heat and lack of sleep. I won’t lie, I’m looking forward to three weeks from now when all I have to do is train but I’m surviving and for that, I’m extremely grateful.

Not sure how the next two weeks will go as I start nights on L&D (6 pm to 6 am) but aiming for two more full mileage weeks as I wrap up this clerkship then an adaptation week while I’m on bridge and then the big time training begins!

 

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