During the BAA 10K last weekend, one thing that frustrated me was people hogging the corners. Turns out, that’s what you should do and what elite runners always do. OK, I will stop judging now. I actually read a great explanation over at Science-Based Running about how and why you should hug the corners, also… Continue reading Running the Tangents
Edit: Added some additional thoughts about the race at the end. I woke up very sore today, and for good reason. I successfully completed my first 10K race yesterday! It was a hot, HOT morning but my time was not too bad. I was really hoping to finish in under an hour but my official… Continue reading BAA 10K Complete!
Since I last posted here, I have covered 30+ miles! I didn’t run all of them, and I’m not counting all my dog walks and walks between the parking garage and my office. I mean real workouts. After my 6-mile run last Saturday, I got myself a manicure using the gift certificate I still have… Continue reading 30 Miles in 10 Days
With the BAA 10K just two weeks from tomorrow, I was starting to get really nervous about it. Last week, I had insane left hip pain and worried it was going to sideline me. I logged 2 miles on Tuesday before work, and by 1.5 miles, the pain was searing. I fully intended to run… Continue reading Run 6.2 Miles? Check!
I rode my bike to and from work last Wednesday, and I did not die. I figured since I dropped over $150 on a brand new bike last weekend, I might as well get some use out of it. And, traffic on Tuesday morning was particularly awful and left me with a bad taste in… Continue reading Riding my Bike to Work