My last post was a bit of a downer because Thursday I had my first run where I didn’t meet my goal. Well, several factors combined made me have my best run so far today! I ran 2.9 miles, almost a mile more than I’ve been running.
- I had 3 days of rest, which is the longest I’ve gone without running since I started training for the 5K. I really think this was a huge factor. I need to remember not to wear myself out. Now I know I can run a 5K since I was just .2 miles short, and I could have gone further if I knew that I was just short of the full distance. I’m feeling much more hopeful about the 10K on Thanksgiving Day.
- I bought Single Ladies by Beyonce and some of the more upbeat Glee tracks on iTunes. I was way into the music since I love the show, and that really made me want to keep moving. I will need to run some without music since I won’t have my iPod for race day. I needed the extra push today after being a little down about my run last Thursday though.
- I think I run much better after work because I’m not hungry.
- It was much cooler and not humid at all this afternoon.
I still haven’t been to the running store to get new shoes. Hopefully, I will get that done soon. I know the shoes I’m wearing are not the best for my flat feet.
Thanks for reading! I’ll give another update Wednesday evening after my next run.