With my sister’s binge drinking wedding followed by another beer fest St. Patrick’s Day, my running routine really took a dive this week. Then, my allergies got the best of me and I didn’t feel like moving. On Thursday, I finally back into running again with over a week of rest.
I ran an easy 4 miles, but I was really impressed with my time: 37:13. I guess the rest did me some good! But then, I slacked off again on Friday. I prefer to blame it on the All Pro Dad’s Breakfast at my daughter’s school. This morning (Saturday), I ran 6 miles: 57:10.
One week left until the Rally to Remember. Lori, Jackie and I are meeting at the park to train on the trail. I actually broke down and bought a water belt since there are no water stations on the trail. I am aiming to make the half-marathon in less than two hours. I would love to beat last year’s stats and place for my division. I think Becelisa will be there and Lord knows that girl is fast! Since my training has taken such a hit this past week, I’ve got my work cut out for me. Wish me luck!
Another note, my good friend Julie and I are forming a relay team for an International triathlon in our area. We’ve joined forces with Allan (my neighbor, not my DH), who is an awesome swimmer. Julie will bike and I will run. The three of us will be training this summer to prepare for the International Relay at Longleaf. I am so excited about our team and just thankful I don’t have to swim in that God awful lake again this year!