|Hal Higdon Intermediate Half Marathon Training Plan|
I also just had a really good workout last night! My 400 splits were 1:53, 1:54, 1:40, 1:54, 1:54, 1:56, 1:55, 2:13 (had to turn around in the middle of last one so it slowed me down). But man! I haven't run that fast in a while. Granted I wasn't on a track, so my Garmin could have been a little off sometimes. I'm suspicious of that 1:40 split but I may have had some downhill on that one.
So training is good. My goals for 2012 are for the most part on track. The part that I realized is gonna be the hardest is to do 6 half marathons for 2012. I decided on that goal because I wanted to make sure I carried my training through the year (instead of training for a half and then getting lazy afterwards). Doing one every other month didn't seem too hard. However, I got kind of a late start. First first half marathon is not until April 1st. I honestly don't think I could have done one sooner with the state I was in the beginning of the deployment.. but anyways I sat down to try to plan out my races..
Holy crap, it's gonna be hard. I am also signed up for a race at the end of April.. but that was before we knew when R&R was and the timing might not be good for when he is here. *Sigh* So I signed up for that one, but I might not be able to run it. Not that I'll care too much at the time, because James will be here. I also don't want to do one too close to the Marathon. And I don't know exactly when James is coming home, so I won't be able to commit to anything too late in the year. Dangit. I am starting to worry about fitting all these half marathons in. It's hard to plan races around the military.