Today I have been a bundle of energy in preparation for tomorrow’s big race!! I couldn’t even sleep in this morning, which I wanted to do so badly! I got up at 6:30 am and cleaned my room! Ha! I definitely have a case of the pre-race jitters. And then I had breakfast, raw oats + . . . → Read More: Pre-Race Jitters
This morning I had to do another long run, 7-8 miles. My goal was to go out and run seven, possibly eight if I was feeling up to it. I was feeling a bit unmotivated to get going, but eventually I made it out there at around 9:00.
But first, fuel!
I had a bagel thin + almond . . . → Read More: 8 Miles and Done
Stats Distance – 7.0 miles Total Elapsed Time – 1:14:44 Average Pace – 10:40 Calories Burned – 833 Splits Mile 1 – 11:18 Mile 2 – 10:37 Mile 3 – 11:10 Mile 4 – 10:52 Quick Stop at home for some water Mile 5 – 11:48 Mile 6 – 10:22 Mile 7 – 8:29 (finished strong & fast!)… It took me a while since I was going slow, but I felt pretty good the whole time…with only some fatigue in my calves since they’ve been sore a lately.
. . . → Read More: A Day at the Track
Sunday was sort of a relaxing day. Eventually I motivated myself to get out the door and go for a run. I had originally wanted to do a long run, but once I got outside that thought quickly diminished. It wasn’t too sunny outside, but the humidity was unbearable. I struggled through four miles with some . . . → Read More: Smoothie Sunday