So, I had to call off the 20 miler. Technically, I don't mind at all since I didn't actually have any desire to run 20 miles. However, I feel like it would be a good idea to get a 20 miler before I run a marathon in November. I may try to do it this coming weekend, but if not, I'll just have to run the marathon without the training run. I am not going to run 20 miles too close to my October half marathons.
Monday thru Wednesday I ran at 5 in the morning. Thursday I almost went for a run but convinced myself to stay inside and do a light workout instead. Sunday, after 3 days off that made my back neither better nor worse, I decided to try to get some mileage in, so I did a nice slow long-ish run. I kept it slow enough not to strain my lungs and induce coughing, and I avoided steeper hills so as not to aggravate my back.
This week's runs:
M: 6.3 / 51:05 / 8:05
T: 4.7 / 42:44 / 9:05
W: 5.54 / 47:39 / 8:36
R: mini workout
Su: 7.8 / 1:05:24 / 8:23
total : 24.34
This week's "workouts":
M: 10 burpees, 10 squats, 12 lunges
T: 10 squats, 10 lunges, 10 push-ups
W: 15 squats, 12 lunges
R: 4 rounds: 12 squats, 50 boxer twist w/10 lbs, 12 lunges, 10 leg raises, 30 sec plank, 5 push-ups
On Saturday, I did some office work at the bike shop, and then got to take pictures of this:
I love playing with my camera.