I left for the great state of Ohio on Tuesday morning after bidding farewell to Ryan, packing up, and going for a quick run.
I ran tempo mile repeats (i.e. the “I don’t want to get re-injured” speed plan). 2 mile warm up, 3 x 1 mile @ 7:18-7:20 pace, 1.5 mile cool down. I ran the miles at a hard effort but not all-out, and I split the last repeat into two half-miles. Big improvement from what I’ve been doing lately, and a great run!
Then I loaded my car with everything and anything I might need for a few days and hit the road. I promised myself a Greek wrap from the Skyline Chili drive-thru when I got close to home, and that was all the motivation I needed to power through the drive.
I spent most of my first full day home being a student
and rolling out my ultra tight glute muscles with this little ball of pain
It was pretty dreary and sprinkly out, but the rain felt good on the little run segments. I love (er, can tolerate) doing circuit workouts in my garage at home on non-run days, and I prefer them to going to the gym or Y. Tomorrow is a run day, and then I’ll rest up for this weekend’s *hopeful* 20 miles!
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