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Ironman Training Weeks 9 & 10 – Marathon Time!

February 12, 2012

On our way to setting personal records at Surf City Marathon

Lately it has been all about my “C race,” Surf City Marathon.  (My A race is the Ironman and my B race is my half Ironman.  Yes, this is how triathletes talk.  Don’t believe me?  Watch this educational YouTube video!

Week 9 of Ironman training I set a personal record and ran 26.2 miles in 3 hours 49 minutes and 30 seconds, and week 10 I spent recovering from those 26.2 miles.  It was a great two weeks dedicated to my passion – RUNNING.  I’m thinking my next goal will be to qualify for Boston!!  But first things first.  I want to be an Ironman!

Smile! We all set personal records!

Week 9 Marathon Taper and Surf City Marathon: January 30 – Feb 5

Monday: 1 hour technique swim
Tuesday: 5 mile run, 1 hour masters swim
Wednesday: 1 hour spin, core and stretches
Thursday: 5 mile run, 1 hour masters swim
Friday: rest
Saturday: 2 mile run
Sunday: Surf City marathon!

Week 10 Marathon Recovery: Feb 6 – Feb 12

Monday: rest
Tuesday: rest
Wednesday: yoga
Thursday: 45 minutes easy spin, 1 hour masters swim
Friday: Ab Ripper
Saturday: bike 30 miles
Sunday: bike 30 miles

Now that I’m fully recovered from my marathon, my next week of training will be back up in volume and I will focus on my weak spot – the BIKE.


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