Category Archives: RnRVB Half Marathon Training

Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 8

After a couple of weeks of super hot and super humid weather, we finally got some relief here in Northern Virginia.  By mid-week this past week, the humidity finally broke and the temperature was no longer in the 90s-100s.  It was … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 7

This past week was more about survival than anything else.  With it being the last week of the school year, things were super busy at school with administering final exams, submitting final grades, and packing up my classroom.  Because of … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training – Week 6

I’m so happy to report that I had yet another successful and productive week of training this past week.  Despite the high heat and humidity, including a couple of days that included Air Quality Alerts from the National Weather Service, … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 5

After a slow start to half marathon training, it feels good to have completed all of my planned workouts this past week.  It was another busy week at school (the end of the year is always crazy!), and we had … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 4

I’m now one month into half marathon training, and although I haven’t logged as many miles as I had hoped to, it still feels good to be in training again.  Between being sick for a week, a super busy couple … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 3

Although I spent the first half of the week still recovering from a nasty cold, by Wednesday I felt well enough to start working out again.  I hit the gym hard on Thursday, and not only ran but also did … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 2

Unfortunately, this week didn’t go exactly as planned.  Although the week started off great, by Thursday evening I was completely exhausted and could feel a cold coming on.  You know, that tickle in the back of your throat that is … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 1

Wow, what a week!  Although my focus this past week was less on starting half marathon training and more on other exciting things going on, it feels good to officially be back in half marathon training mode again.  I was … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 18

What a fabulous week, but more importantly weekend, its been!  Between officially going back to work last Monday and having a very productive teacher back to work week, and then topping off the week with an incredible weekend down in … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 17

This past week was my first week of tapering.  While some runners often find it difficult to taper, especially mentally since they think they need to run more, I definitely didn’t face a mental struggle this past week.  I attribute … Continue reading

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