Today, while running. I learned:
- I can’t skip. Week 7 has 3 15 second “skipping” periods. Seriously? It took me a full 15 seconds before I could remember how to do it. And the 2 after that made me feel like a complete fool. Good thing I run early and on the canal. Thank goodness.
- I do like how running gets me out and thinking. Conner is headed to his first Bar Mitzvah for one of his very best friends today. I was just thinking about how I met his mom at the school schedule pick-up, just randomly and how they’ve had almost every class together. It just gives me warm fuzzies, knowing someone is watching out for me.
- There are no prizes. I worked the past 3 days and I still was able to get up at 5:20 and go running today. Yet, no one had a prize for me at the end. I did, however, feel pretty great about myself. It’s a good feeling. Mostly that it’s done. Only 5 runs left with this program.
I have no idea how in 5 runs I’m going to run a full 3 miles. That seems unlikely, at best. I mean, they’re still giving me 3 minutes of stretching a few times during these runs right now, and I’m not hitting 3k. BUT, running a 5 k isn’t really my goal. So, whatever. We’ll see how it happens. I am running all of their “free form run” parts, so that’s good.
I don’t think I actually hated it at any point today, but I was only running in 5 minute spurts, so I knew I could do that (as I was doing 7 and 10 minute spurts last week).
Go me. And if you’re a runner, go you. 🙂