Trailffest Training week 6

Trailffest Training week 6

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Trailffest Training Week 6

Oops, this week really didn’t go to plan…

Day

Monday

What was planned

Pilates class

What I did

Nothing!

Tuesday
3 mile run plus strength training
Just strength training

Wednesday
6 mile run
Nothing!

Thursday
Rest
Rest

Friday
Body Pump
An almost 6 mile run

Saturday
Tring Parkrun
Tring Parkrun

Sunday
10 mile run
Nothing!

So, what happened?

Monday I felt very tired from the travelling I had done over the weekend and the 10 mile run I had done on Sunday so I skipped Pilates and had an early night.

Tuesday is the day of my work’s lunchtime running group and it tipped it down. The beginners group cancelled and it turned out I was the only one from my group who was at work. I didn’t really fancy running in the rain on my own so didn’t but I made sure I did the strength training in the evening. 

Wednesday is usually my club run but this week I had to use the evening to prepare for something that I was doing on Thursday. It wasn’t my turn at leading this week so I wasn’t letting anyone down.

Friday was an enjoyable run with my mum in Wendover Woods, followed by coffee and cake.

Saturday was my first parkrun in a while. It was good to run a timed hilly 5k to give me an idea of where I am with my training. I ran the whole course, no walking up the hills, manged a sprint finish and averaged at 9:15 per mile. I’m not expecting to run at that pace for Trailffest but it was good to see an improvement on a tough course.

Sunday was raining and grey and I decided to make chutney instead of running. As Monday is a Bank Holiday and my Pilates class won’t be happening I shall do my 10 mile run then, rain or not!

How has your week been?

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