Hi y’all! Hope you are enjoying the last tasty bite of your weekend and perhaps spending some quality time with your pops. Happy Father’s Day, Dad!
Just checking in for my weekly workouts recap. This one is sort of special because my exercise this week included an organized running race. I can hardly recall the last time I ran a race… no, I believe it was in February 2012 when I ran my 6th half-marathon and PR’d (thank you blog archives). It was when I was training for the Jack Frost 10K in December 2012 that I injured my knee and I have been sidelined from any starting lines since.
Despite that I am still not 100% recovered my bronchitis episode, on Friday the 13th, my girlfriend and I ran the Moonshine Trail Run at Whiskeytown Lake.
The race started at 7:30pm; those running the 7 and 15 mile trail races (!) finished under the full moon. The finish line also happened to be in the lake!
I didn’t have any expectations for the race; I simply wanted to finish without rolling an ankle or having to use my inhaler — success. For not training any hills in who knows how long, Kendra and I both conquered the 1.75 mile steep hill at a slow but steady pace and picked it up on the way down Brandy Creek Trail.
I am grateful this week for what my body endures and thankful for its ability to heal and bring me back to my favorite pastime.
Workouts | Week of June 9
Tuesday – 35 min. walk / Rest Day
Rest Day Indulgence Day
Friday – Moonshine Trail Race (somewhere between 3.25 – 3.5 miles)
Sunday – 3 mile run + 20 min. walk
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