It always requires a little planning.
Where to run, what’s needed, do I have clean running clothes (since it’s the end of the week)?
Do I need snacks, Camelbak, etc.
I have so much going on right now that I had to organize this little run pretty fast. Called my sister on the way to work and asked her to ride her bike ahead of me. She agreed. That helps a lot.
Those long runs are the key to success of the half or full marathon. So don’t ever skip them.
I can’t stand eating that Gu anymore – I gagged the last time I tried to down it. So I’m going to try and substitute fruit and sport drink instead.
It was cooler today for my 3 mile run. About as close to easy as any of my runs in the last couple of months. So I’m getting back in the game.
Running 10 miles sounds like a lot but my longest long run was 20 miles. The first time I hit 20 my legs ached so bad with every step I took. What happens is thought that your body adjusts/is conditioned. It was an amazing journey/fascinating training for that marathon.
It is a big time commitment though with all of the long runs including recovery and prep. So this year I opted for the half.
Training wears me out. I get so tired now by 8:30 at night that I can hardly stay awake…just like right now.
How far are you running and what race are you training for right now?