Monday--Ran 4.23 (48 minutes) miles on the dread-mill at the local YMCA. I Absolutely detest running on the 'mill, it hurts my feet and legs more for some odd reason, plus I don't get anywhere. I like to run with a destination in mind, arrive there, and then run back to where I started from. I'm weird like that.
Tuesday--Ran 6.0 miles (66 minutes). This time I took it outside even though the weather wasn't that nice. The skies were overcast and there was a light drizzle at the start of the run, but it cleared and was nice on the way back, although the sun didn't make an appearance.
Wednesday--Rest Day. I just relaxed most of the day, plus it was pouring outside, so it turned out to be a great day to rest.
Thursday--Cross Training with J. 20 minutes of high intensity exercises. Frog squat jumps, karaokes, lunges, sprints, and jogging backwards.
Friday--Ran 3.7 miles (50 minutes). I didn't get to run until about 2pm so I had to deal with the sun and heat for the first time. It was about 82 degrees but there was a wind so it wasn't all bad. I ran out of water on the way back, so I stopped in at my neighborhood market for some water and a potty break. Used sunscreen but still got burned. Lessons learned, don't run in the mid-day sun, take more water, and use better sunscreen.
Saturday--Rest Day. Rode my cruiser "Choncho" with my daughter M for about an hour and a half. It was about 10 or more miles in all. I guess you could call this a cross train day as well as a rest day.
Godspeed...this comes from the Middle English expression "God spede (you)", a wish for success and fortune for one setting out on an enterprise, voyage, adventure, or travels. It may also mean good luck.
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