I was able to run at least 3 times outdoors each week which is great because I do not have a treadmill at home. I prefer to run 4 times but sometimes it just doesn’t happen.
I ran at UAlbany (near work), at the Crossings, near home, in a local park and even at the Corning Bike Path. I even ran 3 times while in NYC for work and once while in Liverpool, NY for work.
I ran alone some of the time. But Alyssa was able to accompany me often. It’s definitely more fun running with friends.
My Freihofer training group runs ended and I had only one STEM volunteer run. So my running schedule was freed up which allowed me to run where, when and with whom I chose.
My co-workers decided to get together once a week to run after work – either Wednesday or Thursday. But for the most part, I was unavailable.
No half marathons to train for so my long runs were not very long or very good.
I ran 67 miles this month so far (will probably end up with 77-78). Some skipped runs and no half marathon this month can be blamed for the low mileage. Still healthy so all is good.Races:
I had four races on my schedule this month – three 5ks and a ten miler. The Freihofer 5k is my favorite race and I had fun and a course PR. I ran the Run for Help 5k to help a STEM runner complete his first 5K and it was such as rewarding experience. The Whipple City 5k was a new one that I enjoyed. As usual, the Adirondack Distance Run was a challenging 10 miler but a annual favorite and I had a course PR!!
I now play tennis outdoors on Tuesdays (when I am able.)
I did go to work out at the gym several times. My goal was twice a week, though. I didn’t quite achieve that.
I did walk several times a week at lunch – around the outdoor shopping mall or the nature trail. Not everyday like I used to.
I went to NYC for work twice. I took advantage of the fantastic places to run while I was there. I also saw two Broadway shows (War Paint and Ground Hog Day).
The hubby and I continued our boating on the weekends. I even got to squeeze in hiking one day.
Running is not my whole life. I think it is important to make time for other things that bring you pleasure.Feeling healthy so Life Is Good.
No more half marathons planned until October 1 in Corning, NY. (But you never know…)
I have quite a few shorter races planned. My race season has kicked into high gear. I am even planning on two new races in NYC!!
This is my list so far for the next 2 months:
- 7-05-17 – PPTC Al Goldstein Summer Series #4 5k (in NYC)
- 7-09-17 – Saratoga Strong to Serve 5k
- 7-22-17 – Silks n Satins 5k
- 8-05-17 – Race the Train (8.4 m)
8-12-17 – Camp Chingachgook 10kworking instead
- 8-14-17 – Monday Night Mile??
- 8-20-17 – Paris Run 8K (in NYC)
I am linking to Deb at DebRuns for her June Race Linkup:
No monthly goals.
Since today is Tuesday, I’m also linking up with these wonderful ladies:
Today’s Topic is: Give your running month a letter grade.
I’d say overall an B+.
You know, fewer weekly miles, sporadic gym attendance, slacking on those long runs, skipping weekday runs. I can do better.
What do you think?