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Running week of 7/20-7/26

OakLeaf2010-05-01 08:39:27 +0000 #1
I took yesterday off (our anniversary, etc. ), so today was long run day instead.

The rest day did me good. I'd spent all last week being sore; today I felt strong and did my hilly 10 miles @ 10:28. Yum yum!
Crankin2010-05-01 08:44:05 +0000 #2
I am sore all over and don't know why, so I walked 3.3 miles instead of running. I thought the heat would get to me, but I decided to walk before it did. It was like every injury I have ever had came out. Metatarsals on my left foot aching (stress fracture in 1988!), my usual aching right hip, and my knee with the road rash/bruise is really stiff. Well, I am happy to report that my hip actually feels better after the walk, and my pace was 15.8, so not that much slower than a run a lot of the time!

Sometimes I hate my body for rebelling the way it does. I did a 44 mile ride yesterday, which wasn't hilly, but hard in terms of pace and heat. I keep questioning whether I should be running at all, but usually I keep going. OK, off to veg out by the pond (reading Runner's World).
JH-NV2010-05-01 09:28:51 +0000 #3
3.1 miles, slow jog with my dog at our local park this morning. Have been jogging on Mondays instead of spin class. I like to be outside every chance i get in the summer.
kacie tri-ing2010-05-01 09:02:37 +0000 #4
Happy anniversary!

Ok--I have been slowly slowly slowly increasing my milage. I am up to 2.5 on a flat and soft trail today. I am insanely slow and very careful, but I am doing it again! Yeah!
Susan Otcenas2010-05-01 10:18:37 +0000 #5
Yay Kacie! Coming back from an injury is tough. Glad to hear you're making progress.

I went out for a sloooow 60 minute run this morning. On the advice of wise women on these forums, I'm doing a "mini-taper" for a 300k ride in 100+ degree weather this coming Saturday. Given how HOT

it's going to be, I want to be as fresh as possible, without being a complete layabout all week.

Susan
Veronica2010-05-01 10:51:00 +0000 #6
Vermont is hilly! I ran 3.6 miles this morning before breakfast. After breakfast we rode two of the gaps. About 4,000 feet of climbing in 55 miles. I thought I might swim this afternoon, but lounging around for afternoon tea in the Inn lobby was WAY more appealing.

Veronica
Urlea2010-05-01 10:55:07 +0000 #7
Today was kind of a tough day at work so I was glad to get out & run in the afternoon. Went 3miles it felt good and was a great way to clear my mind.

Kacie- I am so excited that you are able to run again!! Glad to hear you are being careful, that has to take a lot of restraint, but I'm sure once things are back to normal you'll be so thankful you did! Welcome back!
indigoiis2010-05-01 11:13:30 +0000 #8
3.2 miles on rural paved road... 1st time running since rest for oral surgery last week. All of these niggling health things I thought I should get out of the way during summer I would have probably been better off doing over wintertime!

DONE for the summer (hopefully) with that stuff!

On to training!

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