… and so that’s what she did!
I slept in a bit so instead of my usual “run before the sun”, I was running WITH the sun, but since temps are finally not stifling, it wasn’t too bad!
3 miles in the books, less tan 50 to go before I reach the 175 mile goal!
Love this weather! Who else is catching some mileage today?
Coffee, you the REAL MVP today!
Ever had one of those mornings you wake up, and despite logging a solid 7 hours of sleep, you feel like you got none?
That’s where I am today, so if you need me you can catch me practically mainlining coffee
Mmmm, meal prep is a touch more palatable when it’s dreary out… it’s easier to do when it’s not cutting into pool/beach/summer activities, I’m just saying…
Feels good to set myself up for a successful week as we enter week 2 of this new program!
What are you doing today?
That’s what I logged in a 7 day span.
That’s not double my previous weekly stat. And it’s not even triple. It’s MORE than triple!
Does that deserve a golf clap? EFF NO, that deserves a full on clap, and I’m super proud of myself (especially doing it in this dang heat!)
Set goals. Put your mind to it. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF. And then just do it – no overthinking, no doubting… just. do. it.
(My graphic is split because Map My Run starts the week on a Sunday whereas Kara starts the week on a Monday!)
What’s the most you have run in one week?
Y’all know I love to challenge myself, and I do best when my goals are clearly laid out…
Summer 2018 Challenge is… 175 miles!
Worth noting that 2 years ago, I would have seen ‘175 miles’ and basically said “fuck that, no way”….
And 1 year ago I would have seen the number and given it some consideration (and overanalyzed it) and maybe done it, maybe opted not to.
Now? I am like shit, yeah! SIGN ME UP!
Do I think I will RUN 175 miles over the next 2 months? No, but the beauty is that you can walk, or bike (3 biked miles = 1 tracker mile for this) and I KNOW I can do that – it breaks down to 2.5 miles per day – I can totally do that!
So, since today is day 1 of the 2018 Summer Challenge, I ran. I didn’t run super fast, I didn’t run super far, but I ran; I got myself on the board.
I can do hard things. YOU can do hard things.
Still time to join me and some friends who are doing it!
On the board!
So this morning was my first run/5k since November, and post-80 Day Obsession/Ultimate Reset.
All my runner friends who did 80DO said the program helped their endurance/stamina and so I was hopeful but also skeptical (I’ve gotten my hopes up ENOUGH this week only to have ‘em dashed down, haha)
Well, here we are… having shaved 1:19 off my average pace, I’d say 80 Day Obsession helped MY endurance too!
And FUCK YEAH I’m stoked about THESE numbers! My first 5k I averaged over 11 minutes! (And today’s run was with a sore arch from the yellow jacket sting, too!)
Cheers to always improving!
Coldest weather I’ve ever gone running in – you would think the 26 degree weather would speed my pace up, but nope, still huggin’ 10 minute miles.
I AM still proud I got out there and did something – it took a LOT of self pep-talking! I much prefer the temps of spring/warm fall, but it makes me happy to know I CAN run in cooler temps.
It’s Sunday. SUPER BOWL Sunday, to be more precise. And my teams playing today for the right to hoist the Lombardi, so it’s only fitting that my Shakeology is in the spirit!
Bonus points if you pick up on the significance of the measurements *wink*
Who’s watching the game? Who do you want to win?
For me – OBVIOUSLY – Go Patriots Go!