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Running in December - 12/01 to 12/15

Bike Chick2011-03-24 20:17:00 +0000 #1
Since it's a new month, I thought I would start a new running thread.

I ran a 2 mile recovery run after my 10 miles on Sunday. This is my taper week before my HM and my tendonitis has really flared up along with a blister I'm trying to heal before Saturday. No more running before the HM. Resting and icing my feet are more important at this point.
katluvr2011-03-24 20:30:03 +0000 #2
Bike Chick, good luck this weekend & have fun!

K
skhill2011-03-24 20:46:12 +0000 #3
Good luck, bike chick! Tendonitis and blisters, yuck, but at least they're enforcing a taper week...

I had my first run of the season in a flurry this morning-- 3 miles. Perfect.
kacie tri-ing2011-03-24 21:15:35 +0000 #4
Can't wait to hear about the HM. Tapers always come at JUST the right time!

I ran 6 on the treadmill last night. Boring, but we had crazy weather in the ATL last night, so it was too scary to run outside!
Crankin2011-03-24 21:37:58 +0000 #5
I started the month with a run. We are awaiting the storm that's hit the rest of the east coast, but for now it's just cloudy and a bit misty, but it's 50 degrees. The roads are kind of wet, so I decided not to ride.

3 miles, mostly running, but slowly. I stopped wearing my Garmin, because I just want to enjoy being outside for now. Also, I'm trying to work on my form. Now, I have to try and work on stretching or something to avoid the various pains and such I always have after I run.
indigoiis2011-03-24 22:18:39 +0000 #6
I ran barely 3 (2.9878 or something like that) this morning, in the above weather (50 degrees - balmy! - and kinda humid.) I was overdressed and that was a little uncomfortable. Other than that it was o.k... 10:11 min. miles because I felt lazy and it's a hill all the way back home.

I wore my new "vegas vest." That's what DH calls it. It is flashy!
solobiker2011-03-24 22:12:52 +0000 #7
Went on a 4 mile run today after work. It was pretty warm out...50 with a fair amount of wind which made it feel cooler. Glad I wore tights. Have a great day everyone
Jolt2011-03-24 21:44:45 +0000 #8
By the time I finished doing other things today it was kind of dark to run (especially given that it was also pouring rain) so I did something I haven't done in a while: I went to the Y and used the tiny track there for about 35 minutes. Barefoot, of course. There were a bunch of teenagers (mostly boys, mostly practicing boxing etc. rather than running) up there...surprised none of them made any smart-aleck comments about my lack of shoes. It wasn't a bad run, actually--I was fairly relaxed given how awkward I felt walking into the track area and seeing how crowded it was. Maybe the fact that I was listening to some good music helped (I don't normally run with music, but if running indoors I need it to help with the boredom). I would have done some pushups and pullups (there's a bar on one wall by the track) but didn't really want to put my upper-body wimpiness on display for the kids who were up there; I had hoped there wouldn't be anyone else there but apparently that doesn't happen between 5 and 6 pm.

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