Sunday! I was hoping to be in the low 10s for my pace. Usually I have a hard time not racing but with no one else around it wasn't bad! The 10K was part of an 8 mile run that I was running today. My splits for this race were 10:02, 10:04, 10:03, 10:05 (a hilly one, very pleased with this one). Then I turned around and headed down. 9:14 and 8:59! Woo Hoo! I don't know what the .2 was but the whole 10.2 was 1:00:10 for a pace of 9:43! I'll take it. This was better than I expected.
Playing with the self timer
Then I had two more miles to go and apparently I was somewhat in the racing mode as I kept up my faster pace for an overall negative split second half. My 7th mile was 9:28 and my 8th which is my hard mile was 10:00 flat. I was very happy. The pace for all 8 was 9:45. It was a run that was very easy to do and I could easily imagine going another 5. I run so much better in the morning especially before it is hot!!
I'll take it! It was a great run.
New York City
Saturday I went to NYC for the day. It is about 5 1/2 hours so it is a lot of traveling. I went with a local group on a bus to see a show. We got there about 10:15 and the show was at 2:00 so we had some time. My friend and I had decided we were going to have a no stress wander around time -see what we see with no plans. We wandered around Times Square and Rockefeller Center playing tourists.
We went by St. Patrick's Cathedral and headed up to Central Park my favorite place of all in NYC!
We got some lunch at a deli - nothing special and cheesecake at Roxy's very special!
Then we headed to the show. It was fabulous. Disney knows how to put on a production. I got just as much enjoyment from watching the little girl next to me as I did from the actual show. She was probably 5 and dressed so sweetly. She was so into everything. We were in the lower balcony. When Mary Poppins flew up to us at the end I thought her eyes were going to pop out of her head!
Then back on the bus, a seemingly longer ride home and a late night for me!