Wednesday, October 7, 2015
I am wrapping up my marathon training and I have had to do long weekday runs. In the past I was able to get these runs done either at lunch or after work.
With the early onset of darkness, I have had to do long runs early in the morning. While normally early runs are fine and I do not mind getting up at 6 am, but when you live an hour away from work, you can't get an 12 mile run done.
Yesterday getting up at 4:45 didn't make me very happy. The 12 miles were tough. I am working on increasing my cadence so the run was faster than I wanted. It was really comfortable. I wasn't pushing it so I shouldn't complain.
Today was another early morning. Today I had an additional 8 miles. I was able to get started a little later but still was an early wake up call.
Next week I start tapering,