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My NYC Marathon Training Plan

My NYC Marathon Training Plan

I am officially in Week 5 of marathon training, so I thought I would finally get off my ass and write something about it! (Technically, I am literally on my ass at the moment, but you know what I mean.)

For the first time ever, I am following a training plan for a race. I thought this might be the right way to go, as I hadn’t been making the smartest decisions on my own. My runs home from work were a good idea in theory, but I think I did too much too soon. I started getting sore calves a couple of months ago and it hasn’t fully gone away, especially in my right calf. Massage, acupuncture, stretching, rolling, icing, heating, compression sleeves, and ibuprofen have helped. I even started seeing a physical therapist. (I’ll write all about that soon!)

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