The Fairest Week In Review: 2/07

KT Tape IT Band

Three words: STUPID IT BAND.

Yup, my old injury has reared its ugly, ugly head. Mind you, I probably shouldn’t’ve run a 14 miler when I suspected something might be up with it again, but it was on the schedule, okay? WHAT WAS I SUPPOSED TO DO??? (Rest. Right. Yeah. Whatever.)

The good news is – and I’m gonna go find a giant hunk of wood and knock on it eight to twelve times – the judicious application of KT Tape, an extra rest day or two, and slightly curtailed mileage seems to have tamed the beast. Here’s hoping it keeps up; I don’t want to run another marathon injured.

Sunday | ran 5.12 miles on the treadmill in 50 minutes
Cold and rainy weather drove me inside, so I made a speed run out of it.


Monday | walked 2.06 miles outside in 35 minutes; 60 minute ballet class

Tuesday | ran 5.26 miles on the treadmill in 55 minutes
Oy with the weather already!


 

Wednesday | ran 5.31 miles outside in 55 minutes
Snuck this one past the meteorologists by running AFTER work. I didn’t love having it hanging over my head all day but I was a fan of sleeping in.

Thursday | walked 2.33 miles outside in 35 minutes; 60 minute ballet class

Friday | ran 14.07 miles on the treadmill in 2:25
As I said above, I should probably have just saved this run for later, but doing so would’ve torn my carefully constructed marathon training plan asunder, so I took a shot. Hopefully it doesn’t backfire? 


I had wanted to attempt this outside, but again… RAIN. ICE. WEATHER. I really need to just move to Orlando already. Two out of two Edison employees agree!

Roundup:

– The Runner’s Guide to WDW schools runDisney n00bs on what to expect on race day.
– The purple whales of DCA’s carousel swim free, and Parkeology mourns. (And so does Moon.)
– Also in DCA, This Fairy Tale Life checks out the Lunar New Year celebrations.
– The Disney Tourist Blog reviews DVC’s special Moonlight Magic event. So jealous of the hyena photos!
– A Pinch Of Pixie Dust swans around Disney’s Vero Beach Resort.
– The Main Street Gazette theoretically tinkers with WDW’s nighttime spectaculars.
– Passport To Dreams Old & New takes another deep dive into the history of WDW’s background music.
– easyWDW revisits lunch at the California Grill. (I tried to show this to Pat; all he saw was the post title and immediately declared himself in favor.)


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