Monday Running Update


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Last Week: 

  • Monday –  Still in Florida.  Went for a nice long walk around Sarasota in the morning with my Sarasota hosts.

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Then spent the afternoon with my friend from Placida where we walked around the gardens of the Ringling Museum and had an early dinner on the water.

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  • Tuesday –  Got up early to take my last run in Placida.  Still cool and windy but not complaining because I would soon be in the frigid NE.
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Actually only had time for 3 miles

Met some friends from home for lunch before heading to the airport.

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  • Wednesday – Just a restful work day with a work webinar in the evening & unpacking.
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Did not enjoy this view!!

  • Thursday – Intended to run 4-5 miles but would have frozen to death. Afterward walked the mall with my BFF.
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yes, -6 with the wind chill – ouch!

  • Friday –  A 3 mile run in the cold followed by an evening with the mah jongg ladies.

almost felt balmy LOL

  • Saturday – Too cold to run so instead went a lunch/coloring party with my tennis friends.

lots of fun

  • Sunday – Again I bailed on my long run. Too cold. Too windy. -30 with the wind chill –  I think NOT. I did go out for a nice Valentine’s Day dinner with the hubby.

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9 miles done with 3 runs and 4 rest days.  I guess I can call this recovery week (or too cold to run week)!! I am hoping it warms up next week.

This Week:  (5 weeks until Half Marathon #18 ) 

  • Monday – holiday so a day off from work, 10 mile run, tennis.
  • Tuesday – rest day, tennis
  • Wednesday –  3 mile run, dinner out with the tennis ladies
  • Thursday – 4 mile run
  • Friday –  restmah jongg
  • Saturday –11 mile run
  • Sunday rest

Starting today, I am participating in the 2 Week Hop. I will be spotlighted on Wednesday so be sure to stop by then. If you’ve never participated and are interested in not only growing your blog but making new friends, I highly recommend that you join the next time.

Once again, I am linking up for the Weekly Wrap hosted by Holly @ HoHoRuns and Tricia @ MissSippiPiddlin.   See rules here.
http://hohoruns.blogspot.com

Happy Running! How is your running going?  Any races? How are you coping with winter weather?

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19 thoughts on “Monday Running Update

  1. Sunday actually didn’t seem that bad to me, but granted, I just walked maybe 20 feet from the car to the salon. 🙂

    It was cold, of course, but it wasn’t windy like Saturday. It was probably just as cold when I started Friday, but it did warm up more by the time I finished (about 9 when I started, 20 when I finished).

    Enjoy your run today! I’m not quite done with my pampering yet . . .

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  2. Yup I am sure you miss those windy Florida runs. Cold weather sucks!! I ran in ‘feels like 2’ yesterday..so freaking cold!! I need to get some better gloves/mittens for sure. I have been slacking on my running…not sure why but hoping to get back it fully soon.

    Color party…that sounds fun.

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  3. It’s good to take a recovery week. Think of the cold weather as perfect timing for you! Or at least a good excuse to take some time off. I loved to color as a kid. I think I might need some adult coloring books. I’m in the hop again but my spotlight isn’t until next week. Thanks for linking with us Darlene.

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  4. There is nothing wrong (and many things right) with taking a recovery week! Especially when the weather is less than ideal 😉 That is so neat you had a coloring party with your friends…..The coloring is definitely a hot trend right now (and a relaxing one at that!).

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  5. I gave my step-daughter an adult coloring book for a Valentines Day treat. I think this party would be so much fun! I saw your drawing up close and it’s very colorful, I like the markers too! What kind of martini is this? Could it be chocolate? I had a chocolate on for dinner on V-day too! 🙂

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