Category: Training

January Wrap-Up

Tweet How I’ve felt the last couple of weeks: A Quick Recap of the last couple of weeks: Running: Am only running on training days at the moment, so Monday, Friday and Sunday. After I went to the physio (in week 3) I decided that I would be biking instead of running to keep up…

By Renée 1 February, 2017 Off

Week 15 – This is pretty much it #roadtoberlin

Tweet Well, we are seriously in taper week my friends! As of this writing there is officially less than 7 full days before the start of my SIXTH marathon. And the first time running the full distance in Berlin. Week 15 was not the best week for me emotionally. Well, let’s be honest, the last…

By Renée 18 September, 2016 Off

Week 14 – excitement, panic #roadtoberlin

Tweet WEEK 14 you guys!!! Maybe it seems like it shouldn’t be a big deal. I’ve done this before. Five times, in fact. It’s not a big deal, right? WRONG. It’s pretty huge. I’ve wanted to run the Berlin Marathon actually from the moment I decided to do a marathon (Paris and Berlin were the…

By Renée 12 September, 2016 Off

Week 13 – getting closer #roadtoberlin

Tweet Monday – rest day. It must not have been very exciting because I honestly can’t remember anything that happened on this day! Tuesday – Intervals! 15 min warmup then 3 x 1 KM (5:58 / 5:43 / 5:47) with 1:30 rest in between, then 3 minutes rest and again 3 x 1KM (5:41/ 5:37…

By Renée 6 September, 2016 Off

Week 12 – #roadtoberlin Update

Tweet The week I was going to change my attitude. And mostly, I’d say that happened. So, SUCCESS! However, sometimes things don’t always go to plan and you really have to look at things in retrospect and accept your situation. My situation is that I’m just not completely healed from my operation. I probably won’t…

By Renée 29 August, 2016 Off

Week 11 – Attitude Adjustment Needed

Tweet I was hoping Week 11 would be a better week. I still had the feeling it could have been better. I see how everyone is training at the moment and I know I should not compare myself to others (that’s hard). I am honestly doing the best that I can right now. I want…

By Renée 24 August, 2016 Off

Week 9 – Road to Berlin

Tweet Here we go. Another week. And an exciting one at that! Dublin Trip Week! Monday – rest day. Oh, wait. Boxing boot camp. I’m sore, sore, sore. Like all my muscles hurt. I also went to manual therapy at 7am and there’s definitely something going on with my back. So I had a bit…

By Renée 11 August, 2016 Off