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  • Writer's pictureSamantha Andrews

Dopey Challenge Training: Week 1

Week 1 of Dopey Challenge started with a bang. I am following the Hal Higdon plan. This week I ran the scheduled mileage, with a few extra miles with my normal running group. My longest run was 13 miles. For this distance, I went on destination run to Grant Park. My goal for the marathon training is to incorporate intervals to preserve my energy. I have to keep in mind that I have to run 20 miles prior to the marathon. To aid in my recovery, I am incorporating yoga after each weekend run. This will mimic running the half and full marathons. 1 week down, 19 weeks more to go....

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