Only 21 weeks until my half and I need to get running. After looking at a bunch of different training programs, I think I found one over at halfmarathons.net that looks doable to me. I like that the big runs are reserved for Saturdays, when I won’t be hauling a 30 pound toddler and stroller with me. During weekdays, I will be running with Logan in the BOB bright and early. The most I’ve ever ran with Logan in the stroller has been 4 miles, so we’ll see how 6 miles goes.
Seasoned marathon runners, how does this schedule look to you? Will I be ready for 13.1 at the end of it? I’ll probably still be doing Zumba on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Is that cardio overload? Also, I’m thinking about starting up another 8 week mama boot camp session in November to help me further prepare. I’m horrible at getting in stregnth and ab work unless if it is forced upon me. Those classes would be on Wednesdays and Saturdays, so I might have to switch the big run day to Sunday.
In Nutrisystem related news, this is officially my last month on the program. I’ve been majorly slacking on it the past few months and it shows. I’m back on track now and I’m going out with a bang. They gave me the tools to kick start my weight loss journey and now it’s time for me to put them to the test. I cheated over the weekend, had my last little hoorah (in the form of ice cream) and said goodbye to all things bad for me until after I’ve ran 13.1 miles. After that, I think I deserve those Mickey waffles and turkey legs…in moderation, of course.
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