Yay! Another slow, snowy not-run. It was mostly snowy, partially muddy, and even if I’d run it I wouldn’t have been much faster. My friend Julie was walking, so I hung out with her & we swapped stories for a few hours. All in all, a great workout!
Thursday’s workout was supposed to be 1K intervals at my half-marathon pace. Because the HM I’m training for is really hilly I figured I’d switch that to hill work instead, focusing on 1K intervals based on cadence instead of pace.
BA HA HA. Yeah no.Continue reading
Slow easy run. It would have been less slow without the snow.
When I signed up for Race Up the Snake, I knew it wouldn’t be an “A” race. It’s six weeks before the race I’m targeting – the Deception Pass HM – and I was primarily interested in having fun & getting in a good workout. I had Friday afternoon off, so I decided to go pre-“run” the course, but because the race director warned about the snowy conditions I wore my snow boots & walked almost the entire way.Continue reading
I got up at 5:30 this morning to swim before work. No, it wasn’t 3F in the pool, but I deserve extra credit for leaving the house when it’s that cold. 😊
This was a “recovery run” and it was mostly snow-covered. Thus, it was slow.
The weather has wreaked havoc with my training schedule. This is largely self-inflicted, as I truly detest running on a treadmill and I haven’t mustered the discipline to resume core strength work. The sidewalks in our neighborhood are impassable, and the roads are so slippery that I’m leery of walking on the street. This has kept me from doing pre-work runs or walks.Continue reading