February: Month in Review

February was kind of a bust mileage wise. Only ran 57.3 miles in February. Of course even with leap day this is a shorter month, yes...yes that is the reason.

Have run 138.1 miles this year. That is pretty good. Kind of want to see if I can pick it up and hit 1000 miles this year. A goal to consider.

Pounds lost in Feb.  = 4 = solid effort (I don't even want the glitter shoes anymore, but still think I deserve a prize if I ever actually hit my goal weight).


Half marathons run in Feb.= 3


Sedona 1/2
Lost Dutchman 1/2
Arizona 1/2
Medals obtained in February = 3




Half marathons where I acted like a punk butt: 1

Goals for March:
Figure out what the pain in my calf is about and fix it.
Work on stretching and balancing my hips. I need to get better about stretching. If I don't bad things happen.
Take another week off of running and spend it swimming and pool running to let my calf/hip feel better
Continue working on gaining strength.
Once I start running again I want to work on slowly building up my weekly mileage. I also want to incorporate some tempo/speed workouts.

Half coming up: Arizona Distance Classic 3/25

Comments

  1. First off congrats on the 4lbs lost- thats a healthy 1lb a week! I'm sure you've thought of this, but have you tried foam roller or using the stick on your calf???
    Last year when I would run 3-4 1/2s a month I just got in the habit of bringing my stick with me and after the race working on my calves so they wouldn't act up on me, does wonders!

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  2. Nice job on all the half marathons! And, awesome job on the 4-pound loss! I need to restart on my weight-loss efforts ... it is never-ending, unfortunately.

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