Monday, October 22, 2012

It Begins Again

This week marks the start of my new training program for the Disney Princess Half in February.

I took the training program straight from the runDisney site, so it is designed by Jeff Galloway and has my goal set as "finishing in the upright position". That's a pretty good goal, right? I'm aiming to do 13min/miles for the race, but I know I need to work up to that. I'm going to do my first run tomorrow of 30-45minutes. I plan on running the first 5 minutes straight through, then alternating walking and running every 1 minute thereafter. Considering I am meeting my friend at the gym in the morning for this run, it's going to be interesting to do on the treadmill. We will see how it goes, I suppose.

I feel so out of sorts after taking the week off from the race. Maybe it's the excitement of starting a new training plan, but I felt anxious to run all week long last week. Which is kind of funny considering during my last training there were times you couldn't have paid me to go out and do my runs because I was so exhausted. But, this IS a brand new start for a brand new race and I intend to do my very best, if not for myself, then at least so I don't get swept off the track! Seriously, I'm terrified of being swept! I think if I did, it would break my heart!

But, I'm not going to focus on that- I'm going to focus on my training plan and taking it one day at a time.
Here is a snap shot of the first few weeks:

Doesn't seem too bad, does it? I don't think so!

Well, that is it for now- I hope everyone has a great week!


Jessica said...

You have got this!!!

Suz and Allan said...

Good luck with your training!

Melissa @ Faster In Water said...

Sounds like a good plan...get it girl!