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Monday, August 9, 2010

3-Part Run

Welcome to all the new followers!  You humble me with your presence and comments.

I have been busy while away.  My in-laws were here, ADP was home from work for their visit, and I've been running.  I ran on Monday and Tuesday and Wednesday and Thursday and decided to get some extra sleep on Friday morning so I did not run.  Saturday is ADP's day for his long run (more on this another day) so I stayed home and took care of things around here.  On Sunday I ran again.

it was mouthwatering!
Sunday's run was a three part run.  I just was not feeling it, but I did the best I could.  I don't know if it was the vino, food, cake, or lack of long-nights of sleep...
I was up an at 'em at 6:07 a.m..
Training goal:  9 miles at PHMP + 20 sec

Run 1
Miles:  5.0 miles
Pace:  10:03/mi
Water:  20 oz
Food stuffs:  1/2 banana before starting, Hammer vanilla gel at mile 4 (neither sat well)
Splits:  9:53, 9:54, 10:11, 10:31, 9:44
Called it quits:  at the 5-mile mark, could not keep pushing (was ready to give up at 3 miles so I'm happy with 5 miles)

Run 2
Started at the 5.0 mile mark of Run 1
Miles:  2.14 miles
Splits:  10:16, 9:57, 9:47 equiv
Called it quits:  at my front door step
She's ready to go, I'm ready to rest
Run 3:
Started as soon as I dropped my handheld and got Maddie's leash on her
Miles:  1.54 miles
Splits:  10:25, 10:13 equiv
Tired and hurting human:  1
Extremely happy dog:  1

Running into the morning sun
I didn't quite finish my 9 miles and I most certainly did not do my PHMP + 20 sec for the whole thing, but I did run.  My left-hip wouldn't cooperate so I've been busy rolling and stretching the left-leg tightness out.

A few giveaways to check out:
Nathan Speed 2R Auto-Cant from I'm a Sleeper Baker
Ryders Sunglasses from Run, Courtney, Run (ok, I need a new pair of sunglasses so while I encourage you all to enter I am not-so secretly hoping you all loose)
Medal Display from Running Diva Mom
Sweaty Bands from Running Diva Mom
Salt Stick, Scape, and UV Skinz from Run To The Finish
$25 Walmart GC from Happy Runner Giveaways
$50 CSN Giveaway from Me!

11 comments:

Emz said...

I am soooooooooooo impressed with the three part run. I've never even done a two part run. YAY for you!!!

J said...

The cake looks so good!! Great job getting out for the run after all that celebrating!

La Historiadora de Moda said...

The cake looks absolutely delicious! I'm impressed with your three part run and that you did all that running with your in-laws in town.

onelittletrigirl said...

I just got done lunch and am craving something sweet- that cake looks awesome!

Cynthia O'H said...

Great determination in finishing your run.

Heather said...

I am going to store this away for the next time I need some motiviation. I have definitely done the two part run.

Good for you!

Molly said...

A three part run?! I think you did a great job, I don't think I could motivate to run twice in one day, let alone three!

thanks for posting my giveaway : )

ajh said...

Impressed that you kept going!

Julie said...

Hi Suzy,
Woo hoo for hanging in there and getting it all in! You impress me Lady:)

I hope that you had an awesome birthday! The cake looks fabulous:)

Aimee (I Tri To Be Me) said...

Wow, I'm so impressed that you tried 3 times to get your miles in. I honestly would have tried once, then cut my loses! Way to go!

Badgergirl said...

Nice job getting the three-part run in! And that cake looks tasty!