The post below is part of a series of posts about the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon weekend of events for which I have been selected to be a 2019 Pittsburgh Marathon official blogger. I’ve received my race registration fee in exchange for promotion of the event. All opinions are 100% my own. This post also contains affiliate links.
Starting to question my sanity. Between the injury and changing clients at work, this update is light. Running feels like EXACTLY what I need but isn’t feasible with our life schedule. Maybe I am finally admitting I’m aging and can no longer “do it all”. Hmmmph.
Tuesday 3/26: 2 mile speed work, averaged 11:47/mile – Greg spent his birthday evening listening to me talk about my new shoes (Altra Tokyo Escalante Racers) and my speed work. I did .25 mile splits, rested 30 seconds between, and amazed myself with what I pulled off.
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Wednesday 3/27: 2.0 miles, 13:30/mile – Slower than I’d like, but I was taking it easy after my speed work.
Then….I rested. Greg had work. I had work. Life. No running since it is bothering me fiercely. Praying I get a chance to run soon.
I know…the DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon registration closed March 31, but TOMORROW 4/3 at 9 AM they are opening up for a few last minute spots for the Full, Half, and Relay! And you still can redeem WILLISDSGPM19 at checkout to save $10 on registration for the Full or Half Marathon. Thank you to everyone who already has done this – you are AWESOME!
How are the miles stacking up?
January 2019: 6 runs, 11.57 miles, 12’19″/mile
February 2019: 7 runs, 12.67 miles, 12’38″/mile
March 2019: 10 runs, 24.32 miles, 13’36″/mile
PSST! If you’ve read this far and are ready to sign up for the Marathon or Half, make sure you do and let them know I sent you by using WILLISDSGPM19 as your code when you sign up. You’ll save $10 when you do! Register here.