The runs are getting l-o-n-g!
This week our team run was 6 miles. 6 miles is still a comfortable distance for me, it’s an hour on the road, which is doable. But, with week 5 completed, we are now well on our way to some serious miles.
…back to this week though.
My training this week went really well. My pace is definitely picking up, and I just feel like I’m finally finding my groove.
Here’s a recap of this week’s training
|Feb 20 – Feb 26
Sunday: Hot Vinyasa
|Total Mileage for the week: 19 miles|
(Bad photo…taken with the phone, in a dark room :/)
After our team run we celebrated with cupcakes!! Woohoo!
I can tell you one thing’s for certain, my legs are sore! And I can feel the early stages of plantars fasciitis starting to flare up. The arch of my left foot is becoming really sore and achy.
I brought this up to one of my coaches and he recommended to use a frozen water ball as my pain reliever. After every run, no matter if my legs are hurting or not, I need to roll my feet over the frozen water ball. Doing this will loosen my muscles up and ice them down at the same time. 5 minutes per foot, and then I can also roll it over my legs to soothe my calves, quads, and hams.
I was in pure heaven. I was amazed at how good the ice bottle made my feet feel. Live saver!
Next week’s training schedule