- SEE JA(y)NE HALF:
Big-little Siss ran her first 5K this weekend!! I wish I could have been there but I had 20 miles on the plan. I loved seeing the pictures and I am SOOOO Excited for Team Tall Mom at the HALF in July, Jayne, Amy and Me. How adorable is she???
- HALF WAY TO GOAL:
- AMY's FIRST HALF:
After this run I think I NEED to have a little compression in Boston. Posing to show off the socks. Amy borrowed my Nathan Speed 4 Fuel belt HERE. Since we are the same size she can test my gear before spending the $$.
My cute buddy said she felt like Bob the Builder :) She was decked out in St. Patty's green with adorable hair. I joked that she would get SOAKED and have dripping wringlet curls, but it hardly rained at all. The temp was perfect, no wind, later that day there was a crazy storm so glad we missed it.
About 3 miles in I spotted a Bald Eagle perched high on the big tree next to the trail, Amy then saw a second Bald Eagle...we STOPPED!! It is just too cool to see these huge birds so close up. She took video and we set back out. The trail was fairly quiet and we opted to turn at mile 6 and decide to add miles on at the end depending on how Amy felt. Always good to stretch, but I could feel my soreness. My left foot was stinging, at the time I did not know why.
The last bit was a blur, talking and taking in the sites and smells of the cow pasture :) As we got close to the end Amy said she wanted to get into the "teens", pride swelled!! I have been sorta coaching Amy, and she is doing so AMAZING! We hit the turn and went back toward the cows. There was a guy doing plyometric type air climbing, it made me chuckle. I caught my breath after laughing and we turned back. We did the Math just right and ended with 13.1!!! CONGRATS AMY!! I am working on her medal. Such a treat to be with someone when they hit a huge goal. Her first Half Marathon is not until June, she is WAY ahead of her training :)
When I got home I realized that my toes were covered in blood.. Hmmm!! Not sure why? But look at my shoe..
Thankfully I scored on a new pair of Brooks Adrenaline from Fleet Feet Bonney Lake so I wont have to wear these bloody bad boys in Boston. Speaking of Boston, go check out my possible race outfit HERE.