kickTrue to plan, I just ran for the 5th consecutive day while on vacation.  Ten miles per day.  Actually 8 the first day but I squeezed in 12 today.  Having tapered for the prior two weeks, I’m a bit sore but my pace seems on par.  Today was the strongest with an 8 minute per mile pace.  I expect to run another long one tomorrow and am considering maintaining this routine until I return to work Monday.  That will be a hundred miles in ten days.

This photo is in the final block or two of the Denver Marathon last month.  I need to maintain my mileage because I’ve registered for the Austin Marathon in February.  When you have a marathon on your calendar, the date has a way of creeping up on you.  The last time I ran the Austin Marathon, my winter training consisted of 3 and 4 mile runs.  Not making that mistake again.