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Week 7

The happenings of Week 7:  

Monday: Rest Day (pool closed)
Tuesday: 4 mile run.  
Wednesday: Rest Day (pool closed)
Thursday: 7 mile run.  This was a fantastic run!  One of those runs that you just don't ever want to stop.  
Friday: I accidentally drank a bottle of Merlot and then went hot tubbing.  
Saturday: errr......
Sunday:  14 mile long run!

My long run this last week was 14 miles.  Exactly 0.9 miles longer than the longest race I've ever ran.  I did it on my treadmill as I am still too much of a pansy to run outside.  The majority of our streets and sidewalks are either snow covered or glare ice.  I'm unsure of how I feel about this run.  I'm ecsatic that I did it, but it almost seemed like it was too easy.  I found myself wondering what exactly I did for the first 9 miles.  I recall getting to mile 7 and thinking that the first half of the run is always the hardest.

I walked a little and ran most.  14 miles in 2:25.  I am happy with that.  I felt that I could have kept going and that is my biggest achievement!

After my 14 miles were complete, I KNEW that I would be able to complete this marathon!  I registered for the Woody's RV World Marathon as soon as I was finished.  On May 26 2013, I will run a marathon.

Oh!  I also got my first blister during my long run:

This part I did not like.


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