I had to stop a few times last week to take pictures of the bright green view! Seems like spring is finally here which means, more running in less clothes which actually means less laundry. (just remember to replace less clothing with more sunscreen!!)
It also means having a weekend beer outdoors! I went up to Denizens in Silver Spring over the weekend. They have fantastic craft beer and an outdoor patio where you can bring dogs 🙂
I normally do my long runs on Saturday- but I chose to sleep in and enjoy the spring day at Denizens. Needless to say, Sunday’s 11 miler was a little rough. It was my last 10+ run until the half marathon in 12 days! I’m trying to stay calm and not get ahead of myself. I’ll be focusing on sleep, nutrition and mental prep leading up to the race.
And I voted over the weekend! LE got her own sticker, but wouldn’t share who she supported.
I also took a few walks this weekend because it was so beautiful out and had to try out the harness on LE.
Alright–It’s Marathon Monday!! Good Luck to all the Bahston runnahs!
Tuesday: 9m interval 8 x 1000s (2m warm up, 8 x 1000s all @ 6:22/pace, 1m cool down) + 2.3m walk
Wednesday: 30 min handstand skill work + 2m walk
Thursday: 6m easy 9:22/pace + 2m walk
Friday: 11m tempo (2m warm up, 3 x 2.5m 6:49, 6:43, 6:40/pace, 1m cool down)
Sunday: 11.4m easy/long 9:14/pace + 2m walk
Total Miles: 37.4
What do you look forward to as the weather gets warmer?
04/18/2016 at 10:03 AM
Can’t wait to see you kill it in ocean city!!
04/18/2016 at 10:07 PM
Ahh!! I’m so excited!
04/18/2016 at 12:24 PM
Love getting outdoors all the time just because … and just tossing on shorts and shirt to go for a run!
Excited for your half marathon!
04/18/2016 at 10:08 PM
I agree! Less thinking and more running when it’s warm
04/18/2016 at 5:31 PM
I look forward to bike rides and open water swimming as the weather gets warmer. I can usually start enjoying my bike rides in March, and I can start swimming outside in June or July!
04/21/2016 at 4:42 PM
Open water swimming??? That’s so awesome!
04/21/2016 at 5:43 PM
Oh man, it’s the absolute best!
04/18/2016 at 6:27 PM
This weather has been amazing! I just want to be outside all the time. I agree that warmer weather means less laundry and that is definitely something to be excited about!
04/20/2016 at 11:28 PM
I’m so excited to see how you do in your half! Warm weather means grilling and hanging out in our yard. Plus camping. We need to head down to the desert ASAP!
04/21/2016 at 3:31 PM
i agree! i need camping in my life