Runfessions August


It’s that time again.  Time to get things off my chest with Marcia’s Runfessions at Marcia’s Healthy Slice

I runfess…

I have a running shoe problem.  Maybe you already knew that.

My lower back started aching so I bought these (on sale.)

Nike Zoom Vomero 12s

Then I got an email with an even better sale on my first Zoom Vomero 11s.  So I  had to buy them too.

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bought these a year ago – now I have a new pair

The problem is that I am still attached to my older shoes that are worn out or were never comfortable.  Memories!  My 5k Pr…my Half Marathon PR… I am having trouble parting with them.

I runfess...

I am bailing on my 11 miler tomorrow. It’s not the weather.  I’m not sick or injured. I have the time.  I just don’t feel like running it alone.

Instead I am going up to spend the weekend with friends.

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annual mah jongg weekend on the river

I hope to get out on the road on Monday. Alone…gulp!

Happy Running! Do you have a hard time getting rid of running shoes?  Do you often skip or re-schedule your long runs?

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7 thoughts on “Runfessions August

  1. Well I wish I was closer, I would come run with you!
    I have bailed on some earlier this month because it as hot and it just hotter so it did me no good lol I also bailed over foot pain for one, but that was necessary 🙂
    Enjoy yourself 🙂

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  2. Oh yes, I have bailed on runs. I have been running a long time (as have you), so missing a run now and then (even a long run) will not do much damage to your endurance. If anything, the extra rest will do your body good, and the next run will be awesome.

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  3. Oh goodness I’m sitting here laughing! You are so funny with your shoes but I can’t deny I’d probably buy the sale ones too. For some reason, I hang onto most everything but have no problem parting with old running shoes. Go figure. Thanks for linking up!

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