Training method used: Galloway
Interval used: 1:1 run:walk
Weeks in training: 13
Weeks to go: 9
Total miles run: 112
Longest run: 15 miles
Fastest pace: 12:21 mm
Slowest pace: 15:13 mm
Roadkill seen: 1 squirrel
Rained on: once
Used the bushes to do number 1: 1 (Ralph, by the way)
Longest time without going to the bathroom: 3:48:26 (me)
Aches and pains: plenty
Blisters: pinky toe (me)
Bleeding nipples: none (thank you, Bandaid)
Favorite fuel during runs: Power Beans and Gu gels
Weird experiences: loss of appetite after a long run
Post run refueling: Silk chocolate milk or protein shake with bananas
Pre run energy favorite: slice of plain bagel
What not to do before a long run: put cheese on your bagel
Worst part of training: 5 am wake ups on Saturdays!
Best part of training: end of any run!
Newly found favorites: full compression socks after a long run!
Amusing event #1: Ralph busting into a dance move during our walk intervals
Amusing event #2: Ralph breaking into a song during long runs!
Best cross training workout: Strong!
Days wasted after long runs: 1
Next run: 10 miles
Biggest fear to date: getting hurt when we run 20 miles in November
Best lesson: Put one foot in front of the other and just do it.
What's next: Why, keep running, of course!