Time to get serious about CIM training, a perfect 18 weeks away and time for a good structured training. I have adopted modified 18 week 55mpw training schedule listed by Matt Pfitzinger(Advanced Marathoning).
July was a good base building month, got about 35 mpw and regular 3 good runs per week. going forward my plan is
Aug: Aerobic base building month
log 35-40mpw, with 3 hard runs per week, 2 weight training, 1 Xtraining.
Sep: Lactate threshold month
log 45mpw, with 4 runs per week, 2 weight training
Oct: LT and speed month
log 45-50mpw, with 4 runs per week, 2 weight training, 1 X training
1 Race (Firetrails 50m Oct 8th)
Nov: Tracks and Taper month
2 Races(US Half Nov 3rd and 10k)
Dec 4th: CIM