Became reacquainted with my gym. So glad to be working out again. Many of my LIFE Runner teammates continue running in the extreme cold of winter. It hurts my sinuses and running indoors is not a favorite of mine, so I always end up taking those months off. Even though I’m starting out indoors, I will be outside again very soon. The gym is 2 miles from my house so my plan is to run there and do my weight training then run home.
So I’m off and running!
To aid in my training, I’m cutting out my favorite vice – wine. Tough, but I don’t think it is doing my blood sugar and hydration level, any favors.
(As I was looking through Google photos for reuse, came upon this jewel. Go tho the website noted as photo credit and see some other beauties. )
Powering up is always a good thing. It helps me to focus and I also feel better too.
There are some big races coming up too. Click on the images below to get more info on them.
The LIFE Runners A-Cross America Relay – starts at the Brooklyn Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge on March 5 and finishes April 13 with both Arms of the Relay meeting in Sioux Falls, SD. It comes through Central, MO April 1 – 4. Then there’s some 5K’s and maybe a half in May. The biggest race for me is September 20 – The Air Force Marathon. I can’t believe I’m signed up for the full, but I did. So will begin official training for it in May but am starting out now to work towards the other races that are this spring.
Below is one of my last training runs before my 2012 marathon. I did one more a week later for 20 miles – 2 weeks before race.
What are your running plans this year? How much training do you usually do for your races?