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Atlantic City Marathon Training Week 4 + Link Love

Posted Aug 26 2012 7:46pm

I see my path,
but I don’t know where it leads.
Not knowing where I’m going
is what inspires me to travel it.

-Rosalia de Castro

Atlantic City Marathon training is flying by! Today started week 5, which normally wouldn’t seem very far into training except that I am following a 12 week plan. Just 7 weeks to go! I’m slowly bringing up the miles. I hope to get back to 50 this week, which is going to be tough since I’m going away for Labor Day. This week I have speedwork planned and a mid-week long run before we leave.

Here is how week 4 looked.

Week 1: 50 miles
Week 2: 54 miles
Week 3: 37 miles

Week 4: 40 miles

Sunday: REST
Monday: 6.25 miles
Tuesday: 7 miles + Push ups & Dips
Wednesday: 5.25 miles
Thursday: 6.5 miles + Weights & Abs
Friday: REST
Saturday: 15 miles

Yesterday’s 15 miles were painful…much harder than last week’s 20 miler. I even laid down for a few when I got home. I think I fell asleep for 10 minutes. I made sure to take Magnesium before I went to bed and woke up this morning feeling great.

This week is my last of summer vacation before going back to work. This summer went so quickly! I guess a wedding and a honeymoon will do that! I will have more wedding posts for you this week.

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