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April 6, 2010

Marathon Training Week 5

So I just realized I never posted this on Monday like I usually do, so here goes!

Week 5
Monday: Rest Day
Tuesday: 5 mile run
Wednesday: 20 minute elliptical training; upper body strength training
Thursday: 5-6 mile run
Friday: 3 mile run; strength training
Saturday: Rest Day
Sunday: 10k Race!

I was really worried that I hurt my foot after Saturday because I was in a lot of pain through yesterday, so I was shocked when I ran a full 5 miles today when I expected to fall short at 2 or 3!

My 5 mile playlist was:
"Best Days of Your Life" - Kelly Pickler
"Candle 'Sick and Tired'" - The White Tie Affair
"Check Yes Juliet" - We the Kings
"Dear Maria, Count Me In" - All Time Low
"Girl All the Bad Guys Want" - Bowling for Soup
"Five Minutes to Midnight" - Boys Like Girls
"Halfway Gone" - Lifehouse
"Jesses Girl" - Rick Springfield
"Just Dance" - Lady Gaga
"King of Wishful Thinking" - Go West
"Sex on Fire" - Kings of Leon
"Slide" - Goo Goo Dolls
"Party in the USA" - Miley Cyrus
"We Weren't Born to Follow" - Bon Jovi

Definitely not the best playlist as I got bored around 2 miles, so I'll have to come up with something new for Thursday! I'll keep you all posted!

6 comments:

  1. You have to feel super good about yourself for sticking with all of this running!! I'm sure you're seeing great results from it too :-) Good playlist but I would have been bored too. I think you just need to add more songs to it!

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  2. dude, your playlist is fantastic! There are some songs that I also listen to, but I'll have to add a few from this list. There are a couple songs that, no matter when they come on, I can keep running!

    Untouched - by the veronicas
    5 Star B**** - Yo Gotti

    there are a few more, but if you don't have those songs, maybe check them out. they aren't for everyone, but they definitely work for me! good job on 5 miles!

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  3. I love that you post your playlists! Keep them coming...I am in major need of new jams to run to.

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  4. Love that you included your playlist. Jesse's Girl and Sex On Fire...I love those songs so much I might go running with you (and I hate to run).

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  5. Your training is giving me a ton of motivation thanks!!!

    http://imperfectobsession.blogspot.com/

    xoxo. Amoree!!

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  6. Marathon training rocks!! Welcome to the Club. Please email me any time with questions. I am a newbie too but I know lots of people who I can go to with ????

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