Friday, April 4, 2014

Curse You Winter!

While I had entered winter with every intention of continuing my running routine and kicking some icy winter road butt... I failed. I ran about every 2, sometimes 3 weeks over the winter. It was always too cold/snowy/dark at 4 pm to make it out for a run.

So today when I laced up my pretty pink running sneakers I was all woohoo! I'm going to kick butt! I can rock 3, maybe even 4 miles!

Yeah, not so much.
Pre-run... no way am I putting
the post-run pic on the internet.

I ran 2.5 miles. 2.5 painful exhausting miles. Not going to lie, I was bummed. I worked so hard last spring, summer, and fall, to get to a place where running was enjoyable and relaxing. Where I was running a 5k and loving it... and now it's gone. Now I'm starting over. I'm not giving up though, I'm going to start out slow, and build back up to where I was, and hopefully further... it just suck to lose all that hard work. 

It's also scary knowing that I'm running a mud run at the end of the month. I'm assuming running in mud is hard then running in ice/slush, so It's going to be hard. Clearly I need to train, and train hard to be ready for it, because I do not want to make a fool of myself in the mud. 


  1. Aw! Winter seems to zap all of our best plans! So glad you got out there and did 2.5 miles! That's great!

  2. Even a painful 2.5 miles is better than no miles! I am so happy to see spring so I can go walking without the ice/slushy chance of falling right now. You will do great at your mud run! Keep up the hard work.

  3. Let's just say, you ran 2.5 for miles than I can! lol You look great by the way!


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