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On Monday, I ran 4.5 miles and went to Pilates in the evening.
On Tuesday, I ran 4.5 miles.
On Wednesday, I went to HOP. I didn’t do the proper jogging during the weights section because I didn’t want to risk damaging my leg again. I did a kind of hoppity-march thing instead. My leg held out. Phew. I also upped the weights from 0.5 kg to 1 kg during the upper body strength section and the abs section. Ow.
On Thursday, I rested because HOP.
On Friday, I ran 10k in 1:08. I was exhausted afterwards, but I was pleased I did it, just so I know I still can.
On Saturday, I rested.
On Sunday, I walked 10k. My legs didn’t like that much.
This week, I have to taper, which is the technical term for slacking off during the last week before the big day on Sunday.
Today, Monday, I went to Pilates.
Tomorrow, I’ll go out for a 5k run.
Wednesday will be HOP, where I will use the same weights as I did last week.
Thursday will be a rest day, because HOP.
On Friday, I’ll go out for a short run, maybe 3–5 km.
On Saturday, I’ll be resting and carb-loading.
Carb-loading is necessary to provide the body with energy, ready for a lot of physical effort. I think it will be my favourite part of training: carb-loading is the technical term for eating all the pies.