This was a light week by design, but I was only planning on backing off about 1/3 of my weekly mileage …I ended up backing off more like 3/4 of my weekly mileage.
The marathon is far enough away that this is still ok. It was a busy week without a lot of sleep leading up to a busy weekend with my professor’s symposium and my fiancé in town, so taking the mornings and evening off seems like it was the right decision.
This is especially true because during the two runs I did get in I wasn’t really feeling it:
This week I’m trying to get my mileage north of 50 as part of a Strava Challenge:
Off to a good start this morning with a 7.8 miler!