Weekly Running Log Rundown

Hey, hey! I hope you are having a lovely summer weekend!

Here is my running log rundown for the week. Sunshine with a chance of sunshine this week.

Sunday: The in-laws were in town, I so tried to get out earlier than most of my summer runs have been. I don’t want to make them wait to long for me.

I am getting ready for a double half marathon this week and consequently wanted to go at a chiller pace and not go above 10 km. I call it micro-taper.

Some new socks I am trying out. What do you think?

Monday: I didn’t feel too well today. Headache and stomachache for the last day. Running seemed to help me feel better somewhat though. Doing a slight taper for that  half marathon coming up.

Tuesday: Rest day before tomorrow’s half marathon, so I went on a short 3.5 km hike with the family.

Wednesday: Race day! Firecracker Frolic half marathon. 1 hour, 44 minutes. Pretty happy with my time. It wasn’t exactly flat. A few hills that made it hard to try for a PR. Nice, small event. 2nd female, 3rd overall.

Thursday: Recovery run day. My legs felt fine after the race, but I could tell I needed to take it a bit easy. Nice to get out on the trails. Hill work was a good change of pace!

Friday: Rest day before tomorrow’s half marathon. Did a lot of fattin’ out.

My son made me an amazing poster for my race tomorrow.

Saturday: Race day!

This was the first race I ever did six years ago and the third time I have done this half. It is an excellent race course–flat, pretty, well-attended. Pretty stoked to get 2nd place in my category–fifth female overall. Cheers!

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