Wednesday, March 25, 2015

How Long do I run?

If you haven't heard, here are the great news from the great folks from the Green 6.2 race:


I know not everyone is up for the 10K so the 5K distance should be very lovely! They also have a KidsK race. Something for everyone in the family! 
My training for the race is going well. I have been covering the distance and I added regular strength training to my cross training schedule. It's really making a difference! 
The other day, one of my friends asked me how much/long do I run. I like to run no more than 4 times a week. The rest of the time I do cross training. Lately, cross training consists of a strength training group class in the gym. I'm selfishly there for the lunges and squats. It seriously helps my muscles to get stronger so I can run more efficiently. As far as how far I run, I fit whatever I can in 1 hour during the week and during my Saturday runs I go a greater distance, typically from 8-12 miles. My goal off season is to always be ready to run a half marathon. It worked last year so I'm going to stick with this goal this year as well. 
I beat the rain! Last Saturday's training run

There is still time for you to join us at CityCentre Houston on April 11 for the Green 6.2 races. If you use my discount code you get $10 off. I hope to see you there!

I hope you can join me and run the Green 6.2. They also have a 5K option this year! There’s plenty time to train (check out their Training Plan). Also, if you add the code SIMPLYCINTIA on your registration, you’ll get $10 off. 

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