Half Marathon Training – Week 4 – Goal – Long Run – 7km, Holding at 6km & Speed Increase – Achieved!

34 Weeks to Half Marathon

My goal is to run the Valley Harvest Half Marathon, on Sunday, October 11th in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. 21.1km.

Sunday – Long Run Day – 7km Goal Achieved!

Monday – Heritage Day Run!

Monday was a provincial holiday, allowing me the pleasure of a mid-morning run!!

Tuesday – Beautiful Moon In A Clear Night Sky

Wednesday – Slushy, Soaked Feet

This run was a challenge because both the road and the gravel sidewalk were difficult to run. The road was slippery with slush. The rocky sidewalk was deep with cold, wet slush!!

Thursday – Wednesday’s Slushy Footprints – Frozen in Place!

Friday – BEST RUN YET!!

I decided to change my route and turn right instead of left on Highway #14, running towards Chester with the added benefits of hills! This morning it was -20° Celsius!!! I felt strong and I reached my goal of increasing my speed!!! I could feel my pace starting to develop!!! WOOHOO!!!!!!

Saturday – Day Off

Total Kilometers: 37.59km

Next Week’s Goal

My goal is to run 8km on Sunday, and find my pace.

S, 🙂

Half Marathon Training – Week 1 – In Total, 30km Goal Achieved

Half Marathon Training – Week 2 – Goal – 6km Achieved

Half Marathon Training – Week 3 – Goal – Each Run Holding at 6km Achieved – Goal of Speed Increase Not Achieved

Half Marathon Training – Week 4 – Goal – Long Run – 7km, Holding at 6km & Speed Increase – Achieved!

Half Marathon Training – Week 5 – Goal – Long Run – 8km, Finding My Pace – Achieved!

Half Marathon Training – Week 6 – Goals – 9km & Yoga Achieved – Week of Mishaps – Yup!

Half Marathon Training – Week 7 – Plantar Fasciitis Halts Running – So I Bought a Bike!

Half Marathon Training – Week 8 – Plantar Fasciitis Continues to Halt Running, The COVID-19 Pandemic & My First Time Spinning!

Half Marathon Training – Week 9 – Plantar Fasciitis Continues to Halt Running, Adapting Exercise Habits During These COVID-19 Days With Indoor, Low Impact, High Cardio Exercise & We Bought a Bike!

Half Marathon Training – Week 10 – Plantar Fasciitis Continues to Halt Running & Finding My Exercise Groove During These COVID-19 Days

Half Marathon Training – Week 11 – Plantar Fasciitis Continues to Halt Running: Indoor Cardio & Outdoor Fun

Half Marathon Training – Week 12 – Plantar Fasciitis Continues to Halt Running; Stress & Anxiety & The Body

Half Marathon Training – Week 13 – No Running. Week 14 – RUNNING!!

Half Marathon Training – Week 15 & 16 – Getting My Groove Back

Half Marathon Training – Week 17 – My First 10Km!

Half Marathon Training – Week 18 – My First Race!

Half Marathon Training – Week 19 – ‘Till I Collapse Kinda Week!

Half Marathon Training – Week 20 – The Significance of Music

Half Marathon Training – Week 21 – The Importance of Stretching and Laughter

Half Marathon Training – Weeks 22-24 – Badass and Heart Centered

Half Marathon Training – Weeks 25-27 – New Sneakers, Warrior Walk & Gluteus Medius

Half Marathon Goal – Postponed to 2021

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Margie says:

    Wow, Stephanie, I am so thrilled for you that you reached your goal on Friday!
    You go girl 🙂
    ❤ ❤ ❤
    P.S I was planning on posting a poem this week but it was not the best week for me.
    I visit blogs and comment but my blog is lacking my attention.
    Guess my heart is not speaking to me!

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    1. Take care of yourself this week!! ❤ ❤ ❤ Thinking about you, sending you positive energy!!

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      1. Margie says:

        Thank you, Stephanie. ❤ ❤ ❤

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  2. mama says:

    Hills! 😰-20° Celsius!😳 And you reached your goal and increased your speed!!! WOOHOO! is right!!! What a gal…😍

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    1. Thanks mama!!! Love you!! ❤ ❤ ❤

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