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Chicago Marathon Training: Week 15 Complete

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Today was a very long day of errands and we flew over to Indiana for lunch. The restaurant we planned to eat at was closed so we ended up going into town for a bite at Ruby Tuesdays. It was nicer than the one we have in our town.

The flight over:

Jack flew over with us in his plane and got a picture of us landing.

Us with our plane:

I ended up doing my 8 miles on the treadmill at the end of the night.

Here is how the week went:
M: Bike 7.9 Miles (P4, L5, 30 mins, 15.8 mph), Upper body on Bowflex and Weights, Abs
T: 4 Miles Easy (Treadmill, 1% incline, 39:59, 8:30 pace)
W: Rest
R: Rest
F: 5 Miles Tempo (Treadmill, 1% incline, 39:44, 7:57 pace w/3 Miles @ 7:41)
Sa: 4 Miles Easy (‘Hood, 32:12, 8:03 pace)
Su: 8 Miles Long (Treadmill, 1% incline, 1:06:31, 8:19 pace)

Total: 21 Miles

And that leaves one more week! My next long run is the marathon!!

8 thoughts on “Chicago Marathon Training: Week 15 Complete

  1. I'm having a hard time deciding what to wear…Weather.com says high of 51, but I read a couple places only a high of 44. Any thoughts?

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  2. Yay! The countdown is on!

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  3. Wendy, I'm guessing it will be in the 30s in the morning. At this point I know I'm wearing a throw away shirt, but now I may even dig up a throw away hat and gloves too. The rest I'm not sure about, I'll end up packing everything and deciding at the last minute.CJ

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  4. Can't wait till this weekend to get all the news from everyone I know running Chicago. Please do tell how has taper been going for you. My DH has another week and he is driving me crazy (my half taper is not a big deal at all).Way to go for making your first marathon such a great one (not sure how anything will be able to live up to this one, well maybe running in ROME, LOL).Congrats again, and good luck to both you and Rob!

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  5. I can't wait to read about the marathon!!I also have to say, I give you credit for the miles you can do on the treadmill. I can barely run 1-2 miles on the treadmill. It's the devil. lol

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  6. I can't believe its finally here! I'm getting so excited! Shoot me an email when you get a minute so i can give you my number and we can meet up! 🙂 🙂

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  7. Stephanie – yeah I wasn't psyched about 8 miles on the treadmill.Nicole – Finally here! I'll shoot you an email. :)CJ

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  8. Stevi – Sorry I forgot to say that taper for the marathon stinks. Having more than a week of taper is hard. It's kinda like the emotions that come with PMS. I'm hyper one moment, then lazy and bored the next. They need a marathon taper midol. :)CJ

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