Thursday, March 10, 2011

Thursday, March 10, 2011  at 11:43 AM
I just got back from today's run.  It probably was supposed to be a bit longer, like 4.5 miles, but since it snowed last night, I was a little bummed.  I ended up running a pretty common loop that Jenn and I have run several times.  It is 3.7 miles long.  The wind was pretty rough for the first half, but then it died down for the last bit.  I didn't really have a time goal, other than staying under 8:30's.  It wasn't that bad of a run, really.  I had to squint because little snowflakes and sleet kept nailing me in they eyes.  My mind was telling me to stop, but my legs just kept going!  That's a good thing right?

At the 5k mark, I glanced down at my Garmin and saw 24:20.  Now don't laugh, but that's probably one of my fastest 5k's.  The last half mile was pretty fast, and I finished 3.7 miles in 28:35 at an average of 7:47min/miles!  I think that's pretty good for a non-runner like myself.

Thanks for reading!

5 comments:

Colleen

Awesome run! You blew your goal of 8:30's out of the water! Keep it up!

Matty O

Nice job! The speed will come, don't force it or you will force injury :)

Keep making small wins, it will keep you motivated to push further.

tri like mary

I would love that time; great job! I don't know about you but I can't wait for this weather to turn already!

Ironman By Thirty

Awesome job! 8:30 goal and you hit 7:47???? Keep that up!

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