Detroit Half Marathon Training: Weeks 7, 8, 9, 10

Happy Monday!! Today’s post is going to be all about running, my favourite topic, and how the half marathon training is going. Let’s start with a few weeks recaps

Week 7
Monday: Rest
Tuesday: 1 mile TM run + weights
Wednesday: 70 min XT
Thursday: Skip
Friday: 2 mile run/walk, 20 min XT
Saturday: 20 min elliptical + weights
Sunday: 7 mile walk/run

Total miles: 10


Week 8
Monday: 30 min spin + core
Tuesday: Skip
Wednesday: 2.64 (2 @ tempo 9:30)
Thursday: 2 mile beach run + 40 min weights
Friday: Rest
Saturday: 8.55 mile run/walk
Sunday: Rest

Total miles: 13.19


Week 9
Monday:20 min rower + Spin/core
Tuesday: 12.32 mile bike ride (45 min) avg. pace: 16.4 mph
Wednesday: 20 min rower, spin/core; .90 mile hill run
Thursday: 1 mile walk, 15 min rower, 40 min bike, Group Power
Friday: Rest
Saturday: 1 mile TM run, weights, 20 min elliptical
Sunday: 4.5 mile run/walk

Total miles: 6.4


Week 10
Monday: 60 min elliptical
Tuesday: 4×400 @ 8:57 2.5 miles total, 35 min ellliptical
Wednesday: spin/core
Thursday: Group Power + 30 min cardio
Friday: Rest
Saturday: 5.26 mile run/walk
Sunday: 2 mile run (19:09), 11.10 mile bike ride (40:24) avg. pace 16.5 mph

Total miles: 9.76


So there you have it, my last few weeks of training. It is not going great, my runs are slow and not what I want but I have 10 weeks until the race so I will hopefully be able to ramp up the training a bit!

Here’s to a great week 11 of training!


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