Tuesday, February 6, 2018

02.06.2018 Ugh, an annoying run

I had a 15-16 miler slated for today, but I ended up being short on time.  I decided a quick run of 8 miles would be a worthy replacement.  However, I am an idiot and started way too fast.  I ended up giving up on the fast part of the run at about 6.75 miles in and ran the last 1.3ish at a cool down pace.

The first 6 miles I ran at a pace of around 7:17/mile, but I have no fuel in me and I was in the middle of a 3/4 mile climb shortly thereafter.  I stopped at 6.74 miles.  The last .74 miles were at around 8 minute pace and I was just annoyed.  Consequently, I pulled the plug and jogged in the rest of the way as a cool down.

I was due for a bad day.  In the end, I still got in some quick miles, and 8 total.  Tomorrow, weather depending, I will get in some more and still be on track for crushing February.  It isn't always easy.  If it were, what fun would it be?

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