|Hard to believe after nearly 2 weeks of rain,|
but the sun is shining!
Monday I decided to try and find a way to display my medals instead of throwing them in a drawer. I decided to hang 3 frames and fill them with race photos. My plan is to have one 5k, one 10k, and then one from my 1/2. The little objects holding my medals are little bird holders. Kind of cute.
Heather and I were talking about foam rolling on our bike ride the other day. Then I came home and read this in my Women's Health magazine. I know that foam rolling has saved my legs and IT band and has allowed me to run. If you haven't tried it, you might be surprised by how much it hurts when your muscles are tight.
And now this brings me to today. Like I mentioned in my opening blurb, the sun decided to shine, which also means that the humidity has jumped sky high. I think the temp is about 25 degrees Celsius right now but I had a 7.5k run on the schedule. Heather had blogged earlier about her run and that motivated me to get out there. For some reason I felt like I hadn't run in ages but quickly settled into a comfortable pace. I knew I wanted to push myself a bit in this longer run and settled into a 6 minute pace. The tree cover that the trail offered was a welcome change to the blazing sun on the pavement. I ran in a section that Heather and I call 'coyote territory' as Heather saw a coyote there last year. I felt fairly safe tonight as there were a lot of bikers and figured a coyote would be scared off with all the activity. Am I naïve? I was only in this section for about 3k total so not too far! I was also wearing my bright new tank top and figured people would see me easily if I was in trouble!
K....I'm off now to answer a survey that Heather posted on her blog...I love survey's and reading other people's answers. Hop over and answer yourself. :-)