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2014 goals - get back running and conquer a marathon...also focus on nutrition and fitness overall.

Wendy ran: UGHHH! This was a to...

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  • 8 miles
  • 01:34 time
  • 11:32 pace
  • 1208 calories
  • 0 ft climb
  • 0 max hr
  • 0 avg hr
    • Currently /5 Effort.
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blah here, there, everywhere and HILLS! 8.12 mi 01:34 11:32 pace

UGHHH! This was a tough run. Couldn't find a running buddy so had to go it alone. Took on the hilly route, but knew it wouldn't be enough so added in a detour. My right knee felt a bit sore right above the kneecap about 5 miles in, then my left hammy was bugging me, then it started pouring! I like running in rain, but preferably when I'm wearing a hat. My sweat mixed in with the rain was stinging my eyes so bad, I could barely see. Ran home to get my hat and gatorade and finished my run in my neighborhood. I was definitely slow, but I'll take it. Slow miles are still miles!

  • Meaghan W.
    Meaghan W.

    Good for you for getting out there. I got stuck in the pouring rain myself!

    about 4 years ago Like1 person

  • Sarah W.
    Sarah W.

    Nice job, Wendy! You did great! Get some extra stretching in for that hammy and icing for that knee tonight!

    about 4 years ago Like1 person

  • Tracy S.
    Tracy S.

    Great attitude to finish off Wendy. Well done.

    about 4 years ago Like2 people

  • Shaindel B.

    Great work! Good job sticking it out and getting back out there!

    about 4 years ago Like1 person

  • David B.

    Kudos for sticking with it in the rain! Nice distance and pace!

    about 4 years ago Like1 person

  • Steve P.
    Steve P. had to reach down deep for this one, Wendy! Terrific effort to overcome all that was thrown your way! Gutsy miles!

    about 4 years ago Like2 people

  • Wendy

    @Steve P....funny thing, as I was running and really not enjoying it, I was thinking I could use Steve P. right here running next to me cheering me on!

    about 4 years ago Like3 people

  • Michelle N.
    Michelle N.

    Great job Wendy!!!

    about 4 years ago Like1 person

  • Megan V.
    Megan V.

    Great job wendy. I had a hard run today too. Just makes you appreciate the good one's i guess. Great job finishing!

    about 4 years ago Like1 person

  • Steve P.
    Steve P.

    @Wendy...sweet...and funny, but even better that you summoned your own strength. But I'm on standby for that first marathon if needed!

    about 4 years ago Like3 people

  • Erica R.
    Erica R.

    Great job pushing through to get this one done!

    about 4 years ago Like1 person

  • Carrie L.
    Carrie L.

    Way to stick with it! I'm supposed to do 8 later today, so I'm going to think about your toughness to push me through it.

    about 4 years ago Like1 person

  • Jolene N.
    Jolene N.

    I'm impressed that you went back to the house and still finished!

    about 4 years ago Like1 person

  • Mark E.
    Mark E.

    Good job going back out...this old horse would've stayed in the barn!

    about 4 years ago Like1 person

  • Christina C.
    Christina C.

    You're totally right- miles are miles no matter how you get them done. Awesome run, Wendy! You did a great job pushing yourself through this one!

    almost 5 years ago Like1 person

  • Runner G.
    Runner G.

    Oooh - running in the rain without a hat = no bueno!! Way to tough through it!!!

    almost 5 years ago Like

  • Jill C.
    Jill C.

    Well done for getting it done!

    almost 5 years ago Like

  • Brad G.
    Brad G.

    Nice job getting it in, even in the rain.

    almost 5 years ago Like

  • Mark D.
    Mark D.

    Holy had quite a run...and with all kinds of drama as well!

    almost 5 years ago Like

  • Connie

    Nice work despite the rough journey! Hope your next run is better :)

    almost 4 years ago Like

  • Gozling

    You sweaty wet rocking woman!!!! love it!!! way to get out there and bang those miles out with hills and soreness to boot!!!! napping is a wonderful thing :)

    about 4 years ago Like

  • Michael
    Michael Nice Job
    Nice Job:

    Nice 8, Wendy! That's some great determination to go home in the rain.. then go back out in it!

    almost 5 years ago

  • Tamie E.
    Tamie E. You're an Inspiration
    You're an Inspiration:

    Awesome run! And by yourself, too!

    almost 4 years ago