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Coaching or Tapering? – My First 5K and Extra…

If I hadn’t gotten injured, I’d have already run a half marathon on Feb. 18 and I’d be tapering for the NYC Half Marathon in 2 weeks.

However I’m nonetheless enjoying catch up particularly since I skipped my long term whereas on trip in Florida.

Though is it nonetheless referred to as “coaching” in case you simply wish to end the race?

Final Week –

  • Sunday – One other frigid morning.  I began the day with a go to to the gymnasium.

haven’t posted a gymnasium selfie shortly… simply needed to indicate you the way empty it was (most individuals have been on treadmills or the observe)

After some errands, I went to a Chinese language restaurant to have a good time the birthday of two pals (within the umbrella hats.)

  • Monday – Though my STEM mentoring (coaching victims of DV for a 5K in April) began final Monday, I used to be away so this was my first meet-up.

I knew that it could be the 2nd week of Sofa-to-5k and principally strolling so I received in just a few miles within the ‘hood throughout lunch.

thumbs up for sunshine and hotter temps (oops. overdressed)

I used to be right in that many of the 2 miles have been strolling.

  • Tuesday – A busy work day however I went for an unplanned run after work because the forecast was for rain the following day.

so good to nonetheless have daylight after work… and it was heat,  humid although the wind was not enjoyable

Within the night, there was a ZOOM assembly for many who could be mentoring within the Freihofer Coaching Problem (FTC) this spring.

We received the information that the race could have a brand new title (Now not “Freihofers.”)… however there’ll nonetheless be cookies!!

  • Wednesday – An early morning go to to the gymnasium. It was a dreary wet day and so I didn’t miss my outside run.

I did go to the workplace and needed to cease on the best way to …

sure, my workplace desk nonetheless has running-related gadgets on it…

after which after work, I visited my granddaughter.

nonetheless cute as ever

The wind within the night/evening was insane… so glad that we didn’t lose energy.

  • Thursday – I briefly contemplated working earlier than work.

Not taking place… wasn’t it simply 60 levels just a few days in the past?

So I waited till lunch and …

solar was out however… brrr

I lastly dragged myself out to the rail path after work… and I couldn’t imagine how chilly I used to be!!

it was sooo windy and I couldn’t wait to get achieved and be again in my heat automotive!!

  • Friday – Only a morning go to to the gymnasium and mah jongg within the night.
  • Saturday –  FOMO on a race I’d have favored to have run…

Electrical 5 Miler was now a 10k

nevertheless it was Lengthy Run and brunch day… 12 miles on the plan and rain within the forecast.

We made the choice to run it doesn’t matter what… and it by no means rained till we have been achieved and at brunch!!

ready for rain however after 4 mi, removed the jacket, additional shirt and gloves…

  • Sunday –  It is going to be a gymnasium go to… possibly a hike because the temps look to be rising.

This Coming Week on the Run – 

  • Monday – Day Off so hopefully a hike or a run, STEM mentoring
  • Tuesday – GYM
  • Wednesday – run (lunch)
  • Thursday – run (after work)
  • Friday – GYM, mah jongg
  • Saturday Lengthy Run (10 mi.)
  • Sunday – GYM

This Coming Week on the Weblog – 

  • Tuesday –  Staying Motivated
  • Friday – 2024 NYC Marathon?

Completely happy Working! Coaching for any huge or small races? Any indicators of spring? Has your climate been loopy this week? Please share.






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