Trashy Tempo Talk

Trashy Tempo Talk

Happy Wednesday Hip Huggers!

It’s Hump Trash Day!

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Oops. My bad.

I have been doing lots of eating garbage this last week and a half

that my hubby has been on vacation.

But, he’s returned and things will get back to normal

starting with some quick pre blog run food…

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Carb. Protein. Fat…oh myy yes!

***
***Quick recap of the weekend***

Saturday: 3 Miles

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I ran an ‘Out and Back’ Saturday just to keep my legs moving since

I had run 8 miles the day before AND, had a 6 mile run planned the next day.

 My calves were trash definitely sore and tight, but I did ok.

***

Sunday: 6 Miles

My running buddy overslept, so I talked to myself hit the pavement solo.

I really appreciated the nice and quiet morning. I amost missed the sunrise…

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But I made it out on time. I decided to run the park, so it was

lots of loops which I hate. But, it was money mileage over everything, so

I got in where what I could fit in…

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Hmm, a bit slower than I planned, but DONE!! I still treated myself

to a delish smoothie while recovering… I earned it!

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***

Monday was a rest day, so I picked up running Tuesday

with a 3 mile Tempo run at the track. Hubby joined in, too!

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We went around 8pm, which was already weird because

I don’t like running evenings.

 And though dusk, it was still 90 degrees and humid.

Even so, I tried to stay near the 10:30 pace,

but I’m trash not that fast. That pace just did not happen.

I DID pick up the pace at the end, which made it a tempo run fail.

But I think my mental game is keeping my short runs

this summer under 11 minutes and my long runs under 12.

Winning at that! Any Either way, 3 miles done and done.

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***And I’m at juuust over 74/85 miles for the month of July!***

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I will have reached my goal before half marathon kicks off next week.

Nervously excited to begin that!

I just pray I stay healthy, uninjured, and don’t quit halfway thru…

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Most things, Willy. Most things…

Going to try and blaze thru this 6 miler now.

See y’all in a bit, Hip Huggers!!

Question: How do you recover after your Long Run?

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