Miles:
7401 total / 805 in 2015
Goal:

Improve my marathon PR (3:32:43) but above all, arrive at the start line to the 2015 Boston Marathon healthy and happy :)

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  • 4 miles
  • 00:38 time
  • 480 calories
  • 1 workouts
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  1. RUN
    Spillertown 4 mi 00:38 09:24 pace

    Slow and steady run.. Legs pretty tight

  2. RUN
    River to River Relay 8.88 mi 01:07 07:31 pace

    This was the second time I've done this relay race. Last year I did this race and ran the hardest leg. This year, being five days after Boston I chose the easiest leg. All of the legs are quit... read more

  3. RUN
    Spillertown 3 mi 00:27 08:58 pace

    First run post-Boston. I took 3 days off because tomorrow I have a relay race. My team is an all girls team and we're trying to be competitive and place top 3. So I need to be well rested. Run... read more

  4. RUN
    Boston Marathon 26.34 mi 03:42 08:26 pace

    Seriously, do NOT go through life without running this race. MAKE it happen! I know it's not easy to qualify but it is soooo worth it! My knee was still bothering me the day of the race but it... read more

    • Lisa M.
      Lisa M.

      Awesome job Ashley!!! It was amazing!!! I always carry a water bottle too...saves so much time :)

      4 days ago Like

    • Hallie
      Hallie

      Sincerest congratulations Ashley! What a super strong race! Loved the descriptions - now, enjoy the glory! Looking forward to seeing you @ CDR!

      3 days ago Like

  5. RUN
    good Framingham 2.04 mi 00:18 08:43 pace

    Shakeout run!

    • Hallie
      Hallie

      Go Ashley! So excited for you! Have a wonderful day!

      8 days ago Like

  6. RUN
    From Wal Mart 4 mi 00:35 08:39 pace

    Dropped off my car at wal mart for an oil change.. Then ran home the shorter way. Felt good but looking forward to a couple or rest days.

  7. RUN
    TTC Marathon week speedwork 5 mi 00:41 08:11 pace

    Knee felt pretty good today. Hoping this is a trend... Fingers crossed! Workout was 1 mile warm, 1600, 800, 2x400 with 400m recovery between each and a mile cool. Splits: 7:17, 3:38, (forgot to res... read more

  8. RUN
    Easy Peasy 4.15 mi 00:37 08:47 pace

    Just took it easy and stretched the leg a few times to make the knee feel better. Not too bad today.

  9. RUN
    Refuge 6.25 mi 00:51 08:11 pace

    I got a sports massage today which was great! I didn't even have to take my clothes off :) The masseuse is a runner too and I told him about my knee and he really focused on it. I went straigh... read more

    • Hallie
      Hallie

      Glad to hear you are feeling well! Take care Ashley . . . . really excited for you!

      14 days ago Like

    • Tara C.
      Tara C.

      working on that knee a lot- it's the week of the race, no need to do any crazy workouts- hay is in the barn.

      14 days ago Like

  10. RUN
    Spillertown 8 mi 01:11 08:50 pace

    I wasn't sure that my knee was feeling much better (see yesterday's post) but I tried it anyways.. I started on the treadmill because I didn't want to baby my knee too much and I kne... read more

    • Brian
      Brian

      Glad it's better ...
      No reason to change shoes while marathon training.
      Relax this week. You've trained too hard to do anything crazy now :)

      15 days ago Like1 person

  11. RUN
    Failed Long Run 1 mi

    I've been having knee pain for a few days now. I think it was caused by a new pair of shoes (that I won and didn't pick out) forcing me to run differently. I stopped wearing those but the... read more

  12. RUN
    Tempo 6 mi 00:47 07:49 pace

    Last tempo run before Boston! Ran with Stephanie but a few others joined for part of the run too.

    • Brian
      Brian

      Whoooo hooo ... Let the countdown begin

      18 days ago Like

  13. RUN
    Spillertown 5.08 mi 00:44 08:36 pace

    Nice, solo run before the storms hit. A woman told me as I was running by her house "Hey! You look great! Keep it up girl!" God Bless :)

  14. RUN
    AM Mill 4 mi 00:35 08:37 pace

    I think this was the right time? Hopefully this is the last mill run before Boston!!

  15. RUN
    Dreadmill 5 mi 00:41 08:05 pace

    I wanted to run early but I had a Dr apt then the internet repair people were coming so I had to be at home for that. So by the time I was free it was storming pretty bad. I jumped on the mill and ... read more

  16. RUN
    good Foster Lane Hills 5.01 mi 00:42 08:19 pace

    Tough hill run. Tired legs for sure.

  17. RUN
    good Kirksville 3 mi 00:27 09:02 pace

    Easy run before church.

  18. RUN
    Cooldown 2.57 mi 00:26 09:57 pace

    Wayne and Jenna needed 3 more miles and I wanted 2. Took it slow and re-hashed the race!

  19. RUN
    Abe Lincoln Half Marathon 13.2 mi 01:41 07:37 pace

    Great race today! Perfect weather and I even snagged a PR! Went up to Springfield, IL with a few friends, stayed at someone's house, and ran the race this morning then drove to the in-laws. Th... read more

  20. RUN
    Marion/Hub 4.1 mi 00:36 08:42 pace

    Ran to the Hub, did upper body and abs, ran home. Legs are SORE and need rest!