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Sunny Days – My First 5K and Extra…

Sure, sunshine.  And a few clouds. Rain was solely forecast for my relaxation days!! (After all, there have been a number of unpredicted showers too)

Final Week —

  • Sunday – On my schedule was a enjoyable 5k that I’ve run the previous two years.  However I hadn’t signed up…

I used to be tempted however I had run 11 miles the day earlier than and so as a substitute I went to the gymnasium.

Lastly no rain within the forecast so it was an ideal day for the hubby & I to go boating on the lake.

I relaxed, watched youngsters leaping off the cliff and browse Operating Whereas Black – what an superior e-book!!

Guess what? It poured however the storm was quick after which the solar got here out and dried issues up.

  • Monday – I bought up early and met my operating good friend Deirdre on the rail path for a 4 mile run earlier than work.

ran 3 miles with intervals after which one by myself

I had deliberate to stroll with a good friend after work however when she talked about that she’d like to see the sunflowers, I didn’t hesitate (regardless of the hour drive.)

every week a brand new subject blooms… and we even found a brand new place to have ice cream on the way in which house…

  • Tuesday – A wet day however that was pleased with me since all I had deliberate was a visit to the gymnasium earlier than work.

Then after work, it wasn’t deliberate however we determined to purchase a automotive slightly than repairing my 13 12 months outdated automotive.

  • Wednesday – No time to run earlier than work so I ran 6 miles after work. Deirdre met me once more (at a distinct a part of the rail path)..

The rain had stopped which left the air filled with moisture… so humid… we wished for extra rain!

At midday, NYRR opened up for choosing your transportation to the beginning, expo time and bag test choice. Did all 60k runners log in?? I waited within the queue for about half-hour after which picked.  I selected 6:15 am bus.  My different choice was the subway to 7:45 am ferry, then a bus. One choice appears too early and the opposite too late.

  • Thursday – The gymnasium earlier than work after which a lunch morning run… simply 2 miles right this moment.

I believed that the slight breeze would relieve a number of the humidity .. nope! 

I additionally tried one of many FREE Peleton courses… I did half of this one (which was a velocity exercise).

Lastly no thunderstorms predicted for our weekly path run/stroll. Thacher Park was the placement and it’s our favourite as a result of we go for dinner after at Maple on the Lake.

muddy in elements however lovely views… no rain till the drive house after dinner…

  • Friday – Wet morning and  relaxation day #2.  I headed to the gymnasium earlier than work after which after work, shopped, cleaned the home so I may host mah jongg.

After all, the solar did come out at lunch once I went exterior to weed…

  • Saturday – Lengthy Run Day! 12 miles on the plan! I ran the primary 8 with Stan & Sherry after which Deidre joined for the final 4. And it rained evenly throughout a lot of the run (however it felt good) and the run felt good.

After our runs, Heidi, certainly one of my operating associates deliberate a celebration at her home (She lives on a lake). Sadly the wet climate saved us indoors so no swimming, kayaking, and so on. right this moment. Nonetheless it was enjoyable.

Prime: not 21 however 12 miles (lol) and cheers to operating with associates.

  • Sunday – If the climate is good, we’ll go boating…

This Coming Week on the Run (11 Weeks till NYCM)– 

  • Monday –  run, DAY OFF, mountaineering with associates
  • Tuesday – GYM, relaxation day
  • Wednesday -AM run, dinner out with tennis associates
  • Thursday – run, path run/stroll
  • Friday –  GYM, relaxation day, mah jongg
  • Saturday Lengthy Run (10 miles)
  • Sunday – GYM, relaxation day, boating?

This Coming Week on the Weblog – 

  • Tuesday – Favorites of 2023
  • Friday –  Runfessions

Completely happy Operating! How is your 12 months of operating to date? Coaching for any massive or small races?  How’s the climate the place you reside? Please share.






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