Little late here with my March numbers.  Here’s how March shook out for me.

Running March 2016 February 2016 March 2015
Miles 139.7 123.1 198.9
Time (minutes) 1,458 1,177 2,108
Pace (min/miles) 10.4 9.6 10.6
Ascent (feet) 13,623 11,056 17,094
Max Weekly Mileage 52.27 41.0 56.2
Min Weekly Mileage 13.3 20.8 24.1
Max Daily Mileage 41.1 25.2 41.1
Min Daily Mileage 1.1 1.3 1.1
Average Weather Temp 40.5 31.5 29.4
Max Weather Temp 63 50 52
Min Weather Temp 25 19 -3
Walking March 2016 February 2016 March 2015
Miles 36 38 64
Time (minutes) 541 574 992
Pace (min/miles) 14.9 15.1 15.4
Additional March 2016 February 2016 March 2015
Situps 939 859 875
Crunches 939 859 875
Pullups 349 338 317
Pushups 349 338 317
Hip Bridges (min) 32 39 43
Planks (min) 49 65 52
V Planks (min) 12 15 17
Bird Dog Planks 98 135 45
Sleep (hours/day) 8.7 8.3 8.4

Everything was generally in line with my plan for the month.  I had hoped to do a little better on my additional exercises, however I got this nasty cold right after Naked Bavarian and cut way back for about a week afterwards.  That week also contribute to my huge jump in sleep from February.  I was putting in quite a few 10+ hour nights in order to shake it.  I was probably back to 95% or so after a week, however it took another 7-10 days before the last vestiges (nasty cough) were finally gone.  I don’t think it impacted my running much since I was already recovering from the race and putting in some very minimal mileage.

Even though the cold cut down a bit on my additional exercises, I only missed one day of my 4x10s during March and that was on account of a little 41 mile run.  As I have mentioned before, the 4×10 is a good habit but not one that I’ll go out of my way to keep going.  I’m pretty good about picking right back up if I miss a day.  I had a skip day yesterday (27 mile run), but that didn’t stop me from get back into it this morning.  I guess I would be more strict with this if it was my primary form of exercise or if I wasn’t as good about starting back up after a day off.  My biggest challenge with my 4x10s are around vacations.  I can manage to keep running during vacations, but I can’t seem to keep up with the rest of my exercise routines.  Well, we’re still a couple months away from my next vacation so hopefully I can figure out a solution to this before the next one rolls around.

Did you hit your fitness goals in March?

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