Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Road work...

So I took yesterday off from running. The 18 mile trail run took it outta me good on Monday. I found myself sleepy and hungry yesterday!! The weather has been so fantastic!! Although I love Summer and prefer Summer, a person can't help but love this time of season, too.
As I started out today with a recovery run in mind, my body was slow to respond. Stiff, sore, somewhat beaten up. I just put one foot in front of the other. Today there were lots of people on the roads! Highway construction, concrete workers, the traffic was higher than normal? I noticed that around five miles into the run I began to feel strong! I kicked it in the last two miles with low 9's. Amazing how the body works? I must make an amendment to my prediction for Winter. I've noticed in recent days the high number of woolly worms and their coats are thick! Looks to be a cold Winter!
On another note September is in the books as my highest mileage month ever! 196.8 miles!
Totals today-7.44 miles/ 1:20:51/ 10:52's. Peace!

5 comments:

Meg Runs said...

It's funny how the body kicks in when we need it to! I'm glad your run ended better than it started. Nice mileage!

Marlene said...

Nice pick up at the end of the run! Sounds like the rest day helped.

Beth said...

Wow, that is a lot of miles in one month. Nice work. Thanks for the wooly worm report. I hope it doesn't get too cold up here!

lindsay said...

nice job on the september mileage!

Chanti said...

Impressive mileage - especially in those hills of yours!!

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