7 Mile Run 6/10:
I was BUSY at work yesterday so I waited to run until I got home. I wanted to get 7-8 miles in but I was STARVING.. Chinese soup was a BAD CHOICE! After I let the food settle, I set out in the drizzly rain and wind. It felt AMAZING to be in the fresh air. I am still learning the neighborhood so the 7 mile route is a work in progress.
Down and back on the busy highway then I had to STOP and wait for the light...UGH!! won't do that again.. Then on a BORING road out and back, won't do that again either. Lordy this run was proving to be a MESS. As I headed back toward my neighborhood I had a choice.
- 1. Turn right and head home ending with a respectable 5 miles.
- 2. Go straight up to the track, get in 2 interval speedy miles, then head home for 7 miles.
I STRUGGLED with that decision as I burped up Chinese soup and the wind/rain was pushing me back. It would have been so easy to call it a day and go get the mail. But EASY that is not me, if I did not do it then I would not get in a longish run this week. When you come to a LITERAL crossroad, I dare you to take the hard path, I guarantee you will be PROUD that you did not take the easy path.
Up to the track and there was Coach Paul from Fleet Feet running with 2 guys. I was PROUD to be speeding my way around the track once I saw coach. 2 QUICK miles.... 8:03 and 7:29!!! And I was on my way home.
Just before checking the mail my hamstring twinged... UGH!! What was that?? I slowed. I will have to keep that in check because Rock in Roll Seattle is 2 weeks AWAY!!!
This weekend I am hosting a Housewarming/Potluck/Early Birthday Party at the new house. Many Bloggy running buddies will be in attendance and I am very excited to entertain in the new place.
- WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS FOR THE WEEKEND?
Stacie- Beach to Chowder Half Marathon
TMB- Marine Corps 17.75 K
Momof3- Marine Corps 17.75 K
MCM Mamma- Marine Corps 17.75K
Amanda- Sound to Narrows 12K
**I know there are more but I am out of time....leave a comment if you are RACING this weekend..
High Five Giveaways:
Tall Mom On The Run -Scape Sunscreen (ends 6/14)
Tall Mom On The Run -The Ultimate Runner Book (ends 6/15)
Tall Mom On The Run -Nathan Handheld (ends 6/17)
**Please tell those below Tall Mom Sent you
Running Diva Mom- Thorlo Socks (ends 6/13)
TMB- Whooha Gear (ends 6/18)
Molly-Drymax Socks (ends 6/13)
Marcia-Power of 10 Giveaway (ends 6/20)
Sticky Fingerprints-Pretty Whimsical (ends 6/11)
Sticky Fingerprints-Bondi Bands (ends 6/11)
Sticky Fingerprints- Skirt Sports (ends 6/25)
Sticky Fingerprints-Road ID (ends 6/16)
Lazy Bones-Book Giveaway (ends 6/15)
Run Momma Run- Running skirt and Stuffits (ends 6/12)
She Runs like a Girl- Galloway Book (ends 6/20)
Happy Runner- Skin MD (ends 6/25)
Run to the Finish- Mix 1 (ends ?)
Courtney- Runner's Diet Book (ends 6/16)
- Would you like some link love on a Future High Five Friday? If so please email me at tallmomontherun (@) hotmail.
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