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Dopey Challenge -Week 8 Training

Another week of Dopey training is in the books!  While it may not be officially fall here in upstate New York, it certainly feels like it.  Temperatures were cool all week and we saw some fall rain showers as well.  It's time to pull out the long-sleeved tees and running capris.  Summer is far too short for this runner.

Here's the weekly recap:

Monday -4.3 miles

Tuesday -7.3 miles

Wednesday -7.25 miles.  The plan was for 10 miles, but the pouring rain forced me to run on the dreadmill.  I can only do a little over an hour on that awful machine before my legs start to hurt, so I had to cut the run short.  I learned my lesson from two summers ago when I ran 17 miles on the treadmill and had a bloody sock to show for it.

Thursday -14.4 miles.  This was the longest run of the training cycle and it felt pretty good.  I was planning on running 13 miles, but with my Wednesday run cut short, I decided to extend the run a little bit.  I'll shoot for a long run of 14 miles again this week.

Friday -7.3 miles

Saturday - REST DAY

Sunday -5K

Total Weekly Miles: 43.55

I'll recap the 5K later this week, but it was a great event!

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