Training for a marathon in Oct.
Well my hubby pushed me into it. Said it was only a 10mile run....turned out to be 11.46!!! Talk about pushing it!! BUT I did it and to be honest I am so glad I did! I would never have taken the plunge to go that far if he hadn't pushed me. The most I have run is 8.5miles a few weeks ago and to be honest, Ive been abit crap since...only doing 10Ks at the most. So it was a massive step up for me.
I won't lie, I did walk a few times but I never wanted to bail out and give up. I just kept going and did it in bang on 2 hours.
I did learn alot about it though. I need to sort out my nutrition. I didn't eat anything substantial enough the night before and only ate half a banana in the morning as we set off at 7am.
Hope everyone else is doing well with their marathon training for Oct!
Well done............but , a word of caution, don't push through the distances too quickly and end up damaged- allow yourself to drop back mileage- wise every 3 weeks or so, and try to limit the total increase to about 10% perweek.
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