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Aug 30, 2011 3:01 PM

Rest Week

I'm training for the NYC Marathon, running around 40-50 miles per week over the past couple of months. Similar to my training last year, I took a family vacation in August, and during that week, my mileage was very low! In fact, that week, I only ran twice for a total of 16 miles! Granted I was also impacted by Hurricane Irene over the weekend, otherwise, I probably could have doubled my mileage. With 10 weeks to go, I think this helps rejuvenate the body, and minimizes injury. Coming off vacation, I will resume with the original plan.


What are your thoughts on rest weeks?

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