Yesterday we ran 8 miles, the last longish run before the half next weekend. If you read my post yesterday you know it wasn't a great one. At all. Seeing new snow didn't help.
Turning at the half way point on our 8 mile run. As you
can see there is plenty of snow.
Today though we had to do a pace run, only 3 miles and it was GREAT. I felt good, I could push it, yeah, the temperature was perfect and life was ever so good. We were going for a 9:30 pace but hit 9:19! Go AJH and T! We only went 4 miles total so I was back home with lots of time to do all those things I save for Sundays.
Almost done! More bare ground today.
And yes! We are done! Looking at this
pic I am also ready to start wearing some color.
We look like we are trying out for a cat
This week the taper continues. I know a lot of bloggers out there don't like to taper. Me - I do! Perhaps I am naturally a lazy person and this gives me an excuse to embrace my inner sloth. It gives me some extra time to get more done at work as I am not spending as much time working out. Most important it makes me feel like I will be ready for the half on Saturday, which is just how I need to feel.
I have been exchanging e mails that may deliver me a bib for the two person relay of the VCM. I posted on the transfer board. But my original partner can't race so I am not sure who I will race with if I get the bib. I'll worry about that later. Perhaps the person selling the bib changed his mind as there has been no reply since early morning. May is looking like a busy month with a half in the beginning of the month, two 5Ks, perhaps a team race and then the VCM relay if I get a bib.
Have a good running/biking/swimming/lazing around week- whatever is in the cards for you.