The Training Program
Ellie and I officially kicked off our training program on Tuesday, and it feels great knowing that we have a schedule to follow. I never used to like the idea of having a scheduled format to follow, but now that I am actually using one, I am pretty excited about it. We ended up taking a step back, away from the original half-marathon program we were intending to do. Instead we are now following a 10-miler program. Over the next twelve weeks, we will build up to that goal. After that, we will jump right into the half-marathon program, right in time for the Boston Half!
I like this program a lot. It is relatively easy at first. I feel like it starts at our actual current level, rather than something that would be tough to achieve. Though it is only a three-day-a-week schedule, it does ramp up after the first few weeks, and I am actually looking forward to that. Here is a link to the program. Take a look; this website offers other programs for all ability levels.