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good Coffee Run 3.68 mi

Natilee wasn't available today, so ran instead, then rewarded myself with a latte at our favorite coffee shop. : ) Tempo-ish run, not within goal pace, but at least my legs were moving a little faster. 10 min warm up (plus leg swings - those feel good), 15 min tempo (8:44 pace), 10 min cool down.

I really dread tempo runs, but I need to incorporate them more into "off-season" running. I think if I do them more often and don't worry about the pace too much, they will get mentally easier. They are a good way to get a workout in a short amount of time too.

  • Steve M.

    nice job Rose!

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Vern M.
    Vern M.

    Nice variation to the Friday tradition, Rose! I have a hard time pushing tempo very often during off-season-- it's just too hot. Tempo "ish" is good!

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Stephanie Y.
    Stephanie Y.

    Nice one Rose! Way to go on turning this into a run AND getting coffee after. Win win.

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Shawna L.
    Shawna L.

    I like to think of tempo runs as 'easy speed work' just because the pace is a bit slower. This mental reframing seems to help me get through them. Your tempo pace is speedy though!

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Michael

    It's like taking medicine. Gotta do it but you feel better afterwards. You earned that latte, for sure.

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Kristin

    Great run! Sometimes you just gotta do the not-favorite workouts!

    almost 6 years ago Like1 person

  • Dian T.
    Dian T.

    must be Friday! LOL nice coffee run!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Leah

    woohoo - Just a free and fun run and then a Latte - oh YES !!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Petite

    Run+Coffee? Nothing can beat this. Happy Friday Rose!

    almost 6 years ago Like

  • Huyrache

    Nice run and coffee. Way to reward yourself!

    almost 6 years ago Like