I think it’s safe to say that I don’t need to do any dedicated hill training now that this is my terrain for long runs, speed work, and tempo runs.
In two words: Kinda lame.
Feb 1-5: 75 minutes of yoga, 6.22 miles of running
Feb 6-12: 9.06 miles of running, approximately 29 hours of sitting in a car.
Feb 13-19: 5.13 miles of running, approximately 22 hours of sitting in a car.
Feb 20-26: 24.51 miles of running + 6 hrs of skiing
Feb 27-28: 3.8 miles of running (+ a longer run today)
February Totals: 1 yoga class, 48.72 miles of running, 6 hours of downhill skiing.
I did some a couple sets of pushups throughout the month, probably 1x/week, on average. I hope packing and unpacking counts for something; there was some heavy lifting involved. I did an occasional plank here and there but no specific core work.
I am aware that going from three weeks of <10 miles of running to a week with 24 miles of running might be stupid, but I needed to move! I felt fine throughout my running and in fact, the one day of skiing impacted my calves more than the hill running did (Seriously, I took 2 days off from running: I only wore compression socks or calf sleeves, foam roller-ed them, and walked a lot).
I’m saying it now so I will stick to it: My goal for March is to run 25 miles a week, with a day of arm stuff/pushups, and a day of core stuff (crunches/planks). This weekend I've decided I will join a local running group so I can meet some people in the area and learn some new running routes!