Thursday, November 1, 2012
Eight Weeks To Spring!
To remind you in case you forgot, in Alene's world, January marks the first day of spring. In my world, winter only lasts about 10 days, the time from winter solstice to January 1st.
I am having a good recovery week after my race, I've been on the bike, and I got a couple of good runs in today for a total of about 15 miles. My legs feel a bit tired but not bad at all.
Tonight I ran with Wheaties Boy, we did an 8 mile run. We actually kept a decent pace, like 9 minute miles, but it wasn't anything I'd call a hard workout. It just forced me to turn my legs over faster than I would have by running alone. And we got to catch up on news and running plans, since we've missed our runs together for a few weeks.
I have my week figured out, I'll get on the bike again Friday with an easy run, then the 5K with extra miles afterward on Saturday, and a bike ride with Troy on Sunday, plus some easy running. This is my easy week since I didn't taper before the race, it's my reverse taper.
And next week, it's back to business. I have a 24 hour race to train for...