Heather R. ran: Woke up late because ...

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  • 10 miles
  • 02:06 time
  • 12:29 pace
  • 1034 calories
  • 1299 ft climb
  • 195 max hr
  • 167 avg hr
    • Currently 4/5 Effort.
    effort 4/5
good Burke Lake 10.11 mi 02:06 12:29 pace

Woke up late because I was out until midnight at my friends bachelorette dinner. When I realized I was late for the distance training program, I felt like curling up and going back to bed. Roswell to the rescue! He got me out of bed and running at Burke Lake. I thought a lot about Born to Run - and while I'm not ready to throw out my running shoes altogether yet, there are some great lessons to be learned. The one I concentrated on today was if it feels like work, you're going too fast. Seems like a good lesson for a long run. The run went really well after I got warmed up from the first few miles. I tried to only run as fast as felt comfortable and to just enjoy the run. I had two runners comment on my Historic Half shirt, which was really nice and reminded me why I run - the community! Miles 5, 6 and 7 were amazing - but something happened after that where it started to go downhill. Not sure whether it was that I hadn't done a run that long in a while, or stopping to take a GU... Guess I'll find that out next long run!

  • Maggie H.
    Maggie H.

    Way to work though it Heather. Gu never seems to agree with me - I'm a jelly bean girl.

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Heather R.
    Heather R.

    Funny, jelly beans don't seem to agree with me! Guess everyone has their thing! :) Thanks, Maggie.

    almost 6 years ago Like