Rabbit, rabbit. Starting February off right! January flew by pretty fast, but not before I squeezed in some good runs during the last week of the month. So let’s take a look at my weekly workouts and updates and see what’s next for me with running.
Monday: Rest day
Tuesday: 4 miles
Wednesday: Rest day
Thursday: 4.2 miles
Friday: Rest day
Saturday: 10 miles @ 10:10/mile pace
Sunday: 5 easy miles and lots of walking
This week, my total mileage was lower than it has been, and lower than where I’d like it to be (25-30 miles). However, I got in my first really good long run since the Walt Disney World Half Marathon and it was on a glorious Saturday morning in Central Park. When I started, I wasn’t sure if I’d make it ten miles, but by the end I definitely felt like I could go further. It also meant I ended January with 105 miles for the month. So I’m calling it a good week!
Running makes me happy, but sloshing around in all the melting snow all week walking back and forth to work was also pretty fun. Puddle jumping becomes a combat sport when it’s a battle for that certain stretch of sidewalk where you can just make it without getting totally soaked. When you’re clad in Hunter wellies, however, you can just stomp on through…
This week was actually pretty uneventful after the bustle of the blizzard. I met up with my friend Kaitlin for a walk during lunch one day to get away from the office for a few minutes, and she gave me a lovely little Valentine’s Day gift which was much appreciated, as you may have seen on Instagram. Can’t wait to try these once my elimination is at an end (it’ll be three weeks this coming Saturday). Of course, given my use of a Lululemon tote as a lunch bag, and her excellent use of one as a gift bag, my office now looks like Lulu herself lives there.
By the time the weekend rolled around, I was glad to just kick back and relax. Other than my long run, I hung out with Brett, had to do a little work from home, and ate a lot of sunflower seed butter and sweet potato fries, if we’re going to be totally real about how I spent my time 🙂
How were your workouts this week (or month)?
Are you still digging out of the snow if you live on the east coast?
Favorite wet weather footwear?
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