|It almost feels like warmer weather is near!|
I don't know about you, but I am ready for spring and new beginnings in the worst way! These past few winter months have been a struggle- I don't know why, but I've been slacking on workouts, eating healthy, tracking my food, etc. My pants don't fit anymore and I'm not super happy with how I look or feel these days. I think I'm up about seven pounds from this time last year but it feels like 20.
BUT! Something super cool happened this weekend- I got a new PR for the 10 mile distance!!!
|PRs make me smile :-)|
I'll write a full recap of the race later, but wow, what a day! I can't believe I got a new PR by over 12 minutes! There's something about crushing goals that makes you feel unstoppable; suddenly those seven pounds don't feel as heavy :-)
Tuesday: 4 rainy miles on the trail, 11:15 pace
Thursday: 3.1 miles in new Altra Duos, 10:35 pace
Saturday: Capital 10 Miler race, 1:53:56, 11:24 pace
Solid week of running, solid week of fast (for me) paces, not-so-solid week of strength or cross training.
|Did you know the Altra Duos have the power of levitation? ;-)|
The Capital 10 Miler was phenomenal- I felt so fast and strong, especially the last three miles. Check out those splits- I ran a 10:10 after nine miles!
Last week at work was unnecessarily stressful- I chose to run instead of eating my feelings on Thursday evening. That's a win in my book.
Quote of the Week
This one popped up in my instagram feed from Runner's World; so appropriate given this weekend's race. I can't wait to shatter more mental blocks and grind out some more PRs!
Have a great week, friends!