Monday: Run 7.2 miles 1:09 First run for the new Nikes. Some blisters, but nothing serious, especially since it was a long run for a new pair of shoes.
Wednesday: Bike 16.7 miles 1:04 Commute. Humid morning + windy afternoon = SLOW
Thursday: Run 5.1 miles 48 min. Had planned to do around 10 miles, but a thunderstorm cut my run short. Did first three miles at 10:00/mile pace. Did last two (in rain) at an 8:20 pace.
Friday: Bike 16.6 miles 1:00 Commute. A nice cool morning made for a quick ride in, but another downpour hit about 2 miles from home in the evening.
Saturday: Run 8.4 miles 1:44 On the Horshoe Trail in Lancaster County, lots of hills, lots of rocks, and lots of hills. Yes, I know I mentioned lots of hills twice. The Garmin indicates that there was at leas 1500 feet of climbing for that 8.4 miles. The run may have been slow, but it was not "easy".
I feel really good about this past week. I had 20 miles of running which sets me up well going into the fall. Next Saturday is my last long run before the marathon and I will shoot for 20-23 miles, depending on how I'm feeling when I reach mile 20. After that I will be going for two 20+ mile weeks then settling in to my taper so I can go into the marathon with the freshest legs available.