Woohoo, that weight’s going in the right direction.
Lately I’ve been visited by my old friend, laziness. I’d planned to do a 10 km run on Friday – my long run for the week. Well on Friday I decided to reschedule it for Saturday. Saturday I rescheduled for Sunday. Yesterday I sat around thinking up excuses for not doing it. I didn’t want to run, I wanted to curl up in front of the heater with my knitting and my coffee. It’s so hard to get motivated when the weather’s so cold.
In the end, I put on my running gear. It’s so much harder to NOT go running when you are dressed for it. Still took a lot to get me out the door but I decided I do a 5 km run around the block and then keep going. my usual around the block run and keep going. I worked out the time I needed to run based on my pace and ran for that time.
I’d like to say that running somewhere new and unexplored revitalised my running but that would be lies. When I leave my house and run my usual run, the streets are all bitumen. I didn’t realise that heading north, they are all concrete. Concrete is much harder on the legs and knees than bitumen. Curse you, City of Darebin and your need to concrete!
When I got home, I tracked it on MapMyRun (my new fave toy) and it ended up being over 11 km – go me.