I can’t believe I’m training for a third marathon! We moved to Cincinnati over a year and a half, I’ve watched the marathon twice and ran the 10K last year, so I’d say it’s time I run the full marathon.
The 2018 Indianapolis Monumental Marathon was last weekend. After 18 weeks of training, including a few half marathons, and the very anxious week before, it’s all over. It’s a weird feeling- I feel so accomplished but also sort of sad that it’s over.
The marathon countdown has begun!
A recap of how weeks 4-6 of my marathon training went and how I’m re-fueling on long runs.
I’m following an 18-week marathon training plan so I thought that it’d be appropriate to do 6 3-week updates. This week I’m also talking about the Aaptiv app and how it’s pushed me on short runs and kept me motivated on long runs.
Running a marathon was never something on my bucket list of accomplishments, but I’m allowed to change my mind, right? And by change my mind, I mean go crazy, because it’s not normal to run 26.2 miles, by choice. Now that I signed up, booked a hotel and scheduled a massage, it’s time to share…