Submitted by Carol Levesque on Sun, 2010-09-19 13:18
I have 1 week until the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon! I'm a little nervous, but just going to take it easy this week in my training.
A reminder that I will be running for the Assaulted Women’s Helpline.
Submitted by Carol Levesque on Sun, 2010-09-05 12:47
I ran my longest run yesterday. I ran just over 20 miles. It was slow & painful. I ran slow at the beginning so my time was really slow (4 hours & 18 minutes & 28 seconds!), but I believe it allowed me to finish the 20 mi. Don't think I would have been able to finish it if I had run my regular 7 minutes/km.
Here is the mapped out run from Runkeeper:
Submitted by Carol Levesque on Tue, 2010-08-31 20:50
I thought I'd start a new workout for September. I wanted it to be more intuitive to using dumbbells as that is all I have at home.
Submitted by Carol Levesque on Sun, 2010-08-22 20:12
Since starting my last workout, I've put my YMCA membership on hold & started doing my work outs at home. Therefore I've had to modify my runner's workout.
Submitted by Carol Levesque on Fri, 2010-07-30 18:27
I use the application iFitness on my iPhone 3G. I use it to keep track of my workouts as well as the reps & sets that I did per workout. In it is a great runner's workout. I have found the same exercises in other runner's workouts so I would like to share it with you.
Submitted by Carol Levesque on Sun, 2010-06-27 10:37
I started a new workout this week.
Starting at 3 sets & doing 10 reps for upper body & 12 reps for lower body. Eventually I will move up to 4 sets & 12 reps for upper body & 15 reps for lower body.
Submitted by Carol Levesque on Fri, 2010-06-25 15:42
I've been following Jenny Hadfield's marathon training on the ScotiaBank Training pages. I've been finding it difficult to run at my 65-75% of max heart rate as I felt it was too slow.
I was using the 220 - Age = Maximum heart rate, which was 184. That left me with:
65% - 119.6
75% - 138
80% - 147.2
Submitted by Carol Levesque on Sun, 2010-06-06 21:10
I have officially signed up for the ScotiaBank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.
I will be raising money for the Assaulted Women's Hotline. You can sponsor me here. This is my 3rd time running for this charity. In 2007 I ran a 5 k at this event for AWHL. Last year I ran the half-marathon & now this year I am running a full marathon.
Submitted by Carol Levesque on Mon, 2010-05-10 21:26
Submitted by Carol Levesque on Sun, 2010-05-02 11:01
Just got back from running in the Sporting Life 10k.
I greatly improved upon my time from last year. I believe I was about 58:59 last year & now this year I was 54:43.
Here are my runkeeper results: