I am fearful. This may be an irrational fear, an overreaction, and just plain silly. Continue reading
Month: May 2016
This illness started last Monday afternoon. At first, I thought it was an allergy attack. Because I already felt like I was drowning, I decided to skip Monday’s swim workout. By midnight, I knew it was a cold, not allergies. And now, a week later, I’m still sick.
Let’s Try This Again…
Monday, I wrote a blog post about last Sunday’s Sage Rat Run Dirty Rat 15K Trail Run. As I was nearing completion, IE crashed. There was no saved draft of my lengthy post, which is highly unusual. It’s now Friday, and I’m willing to take another crack at writing I Am A Dirty Rat! Continue reading
Prepping for My Next Race
I’m in the third week of training for Race the River Sprint Tri in July. I have a trail race coming up this weekend – the Sage Rat Run 15K trail run – and although I’m tired right now, I’m feeling ready. Continue reading
Early Season Thoughts
It’s strange to be calling these “early season” thoughts when I have four running events behind me already, but this is the first week of training for my only triathlon this year. It makes me feel beginner-ish.
This will be a brief entry. I’m using the touch screen keyboard on the Surface, and it frequently frustrates me.
My time for Bloomsday was better than last year, but still over 1:40. I felt good through most of it, but after mile six, my glutes were tired. I walked a lot.
Next year, I need to decide to train specifically for Bloomsday, walk it, or just treat it as a long workout and accept whatever time I get. Clearly, if I’m in good enough condition to run the Badger Mountain Challenge 50K, I should be in good enough condition to run Bloomsday.