Why wait a week?
I was honestly surprised that my spontaneous half turned out so well. This was the longest I ran since the broken toe and I had doubts. I ran negative splits and really picked up the pace at the end. I felt great! I could have run a longer distance too but wouldn't have picked up the pace so much so early. I ended up logging 13.23 miles with my little cool down with an overall pace of 8'16". And once again, I reflected on how that broken toe was a blessing in disguise due to the positive training impact of all the other things I have incorporated into my workout when running wasn't an option.
|Post run fuel!|
When I got home dear hubby wanted to go on a walk so I coaxed darling daughter to go by telling her she could mark our way with chalk ---- a Hansel and Gretel walk. She eagerly agreed and we ended up walking 1.06 miles with one very intense uphill climb. Now I know where to go for even more hill work!
Today I am grateful for:
- HBBC Resolution Run...and I may need to do another next week too!
- Being able to run a half marathon on a whim
- My Dad
- Flexible work hours