All my spring races are done… I don’t have anything on the race schedule confirmed until October 30 (boo!). There are a few 5k races in Houston during the summer and I am running in the Southern Star Brewing Company 5k (because, free craft beer).
I had been struggling to remember to get my planks in, but seeing all the strong ladies in Instagram doing the Plank A Day Challenge, got me inspired again… for 3 days.
Here is how my week lined up:
Sunday – 8 miles easy (average pace 11:28). This run was anything but easy. I didn’t get out the door until nearly 11:30 and by that time it was hot and humid. I ended up taking it slow and taking walking water breaks at every mile and getting ‘er done.
Monday – 3.25 miles (average pace 10:49). Ended up running reverse splits – 11:22, 11:05, 10:10. I joined up with the Gooses Acre Running Club for their social run. It was a bit unorganized, but I ended up running the first half with another first-timer to the club… had fun, will join again.
Tuesday – Rest, 1:23 plank
Wednesday – Rest, 1:43 plank
Thursday – planned: 4 easy miles; actual: Rest, 1:26 plank. We had thunderstorms! I had a lovely light show driving home, and when I got there, it turned dark as night and pretty much stormed all night into the morning.
Friday – planned: 4 easy miles make up from Thursday; actual: Rest. We had thunderstorms… again! By the time I got off work, the roads into my subdivision were flooded. I ended up going out for Mexican food and margaritas to wait out the water going down. I finally was able to make it through the road and got home at 9:15 pm.
Saturday – planned: 6 easy miles; actual: yoga. After Friday night’s fiasco, and looking at the neighborhood’s facebook page, it appeared that the trails that I run on were flooded. I opted to try out this yoga for runners video on Youtube. I really liked it and plan on incorporating that into my routine.
TOTAL miles = 11.25