Week three of marathon training is in the books with Saturday’s completion of a 13.5 mile run.  Overall, still feeling strong and looking forward to a new week.  I have a bit of upcoming travel which will be interesting to see how everything fits in my schedule. Running in a new setting is always very energizing for me!  Expect some fun posts coming soon…

Yesterday, I played some golf with a friend to rest up a bit from Saturday’s run.  Although with all the walking on the course I’m not sure how much rest I really allowed.  You may have learned from reading my blog that I am always on a new adventure and love to stay active.  Golf is one of my newest ventures and I’m taking lessons starting in September.  I have some photos from the outing.  We definitely got what we paid for as the course was very much unmanicured but enjoying nature on a Sunday evening was pleasant and a good way to unwind before Monday. 

Week 3 Recap (8/14-8/20): 4 days of running totalling 33 miles, 1 cross training day (including weights and swimming)

Upcoming Fun Activity:  Softball playoffs tonight!

Golf barn in Frederick, MD

Sunset from golf course with mountains in distance

Beautiful tee box, don't you agree?

Look at that swing speed

About mileoneandcounting

I'm a young professional living in the Washington, DC area. Since moving here in 2007 I have honed a passion for running and fitness. Growing up I played soccer and softball (and tested track & field for one year). After college I ran a few 5K races, but running was really only a means to staying in shape for me. Never in my wildest imagination had I thought I'd ever run a marathon, let alone three. Nor did I think I'd get the running bug after doing so, but I'll admit I'm hooked! Over the years my blog has grown into so much more than a running blog though. Sometimes I have deep thoughts. Other times I'm simply sharing a training story or a review of a product. Here's the place where you'll learn about me through my many adventures--even I enjoy going back to re-read some posts from time to time. I've also been able to hone my love for health and wellness through my business called IDLife which stands for Individually Designed Life. I'd love to help inspire you to live your best life yet so please don't hesitate to reach out to me and may my words resonate with you. See you on the trails...
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