Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Gorgeous evening for a tempo

I'd been antsy to get out and run this all day.  So antsy, I probably should have done it yesterday. :P

I totally overdressed for this in a long sleeve and capris (would have probably been more comfortable in a tee).  I also took a couple of things for a test drive.  My new coffee socks - which were fine though felt a bit thin compared to some of my other running socks.

and the new strap on my Garmin.  The strap came right apart after my LSD on Sunday so I decided to finally put on the velcro strap that is smaller and see if I can't improve my comfort a bit.  Made a huge difference to not have it sliding around on my little wrist anymore.
I ran my usual 6k loop around town...the problem was that it appears to have shrunken in the last 6 months.  I ended up extending a couple of sections to make up the full 6k so I don't know what happened there.


Now I am so off to bed to read.  I think I earned me some quality Game of Thrones time tonight.

Sweet dreams and happy running!


  1. Dear god...I just got back into running 2 days ago... I thought today was too windy. :-( I'm off to the RR for tomorrows free run. .... Heehee! Also, I run exactly half your speed. :-(

  2. Welcome back to the wonderful world of running, hun! You're gonna have a blast running with the RR group. Are you training for anything now?

    As for speed - it's all relative. This was speedy for me, but I am trying to push myself so I can meet a time goal in Vancouver (still not sure it'll happen). I am much more comfortable taking my time :) In the end - the first across the finish line and the last across get the same medal :)

  3. I'm at the stage where I'm just trying to run a full 1 km! I can walk for hours, but running -- not there yet at all, but I'm trying. Reading about your times and distances is so motivating!

  4. You'll get there. Just over two years ago - I didn't think I'd ever be able to do it. I truly believe that anyone can do it by taking their time and being patient with themselves. Good luck on your journey!

  5. that thing is soooo coool.

  6. The Garmin? Yep - I'd have to agree. I bought my first one the week before my first 5k and was instantly addicted to having too much information about every run. I only ever use the time/pace/distance features, though. It also has a heart rate monitor and the ability to program workouts and intervals into it...I just haven't found the need to use those yet.


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