Week 8: Back into my training groove

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July 22, 2013 by Amy B

Since I just spent the morning finishing the novel on the half mara recap, let’s just say I woke up early to put in an easy four miler with some strides thrown in at the end.

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Now that my two crazy weeks of races are over, it’s back to the regular training grind. No fudging the miles anymore during the week to compensate for a weekend race!

I’m feeling pretty good post-race/recovery day. The mileage really starts to ramp up, which is fine. I always struggle a bit with fitting everything in. When the mid-week run gets to 7 miles (like it does tomorrow), fitting in two runners’ workouts before work gets to be a challenge.

Scott’s back is jacked, so I might not have to compete with him tomorrow morning for running time. I’ve just decided I’m a morning runner. Evenings are too difficult and it’s too damn hot out at night.

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Amy, July 2013

I'm a thirty-something suburbanite turned ruralite living in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Wife, mom of two, eater of all things delicious, and a runner. This is where I blather on about running and health. Baby Number Three will be here in November (so yes, I'm a little crazy), and I'm running through my pregnancy for as long as my body's willing and able. There's also more of me at amyupnorth.com. Read more here.

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