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Friday, June 10, 2011

Not Ready for the Race--Oh Crap

As I've stated in previous posts, the past few weeks have been a bit overwhelming with family stuff and just the usual maintenance of yard, home, and running.


I have only run 2 miles this week--eek!  And that was not a very good run, since it was during our high temps and horrible humidity (note to self--do not run when there is a heat advisory for your city).  I keep forgetting about the Run the Flood 5K I am running tomorrow!  I am not prepared, although when I do remember about the race, I am so glad I did not sign up for the 7 mile race.  Glory be!


The great thing about Saturday is the projected weather:  72 and sunny, with no rain all day.  A perfect running  and mowing day.  I have to get out and work in the yard--the weeds just love to grow when I'm not looking.  Happily, I was able to start using my basil for a pasta dish last night.  It's growing and looking wonderful, and my tomato plants have buds on them.  


I'll have a recap of the 5K tomorrow.  Let's all cross our fingers that a week of not much running will mean my legs are refreshed and not wimpy!

6 comments:

  1. Good luck!! I can't wait to hear how it went!

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  2. Just pretend you were tapering. You'll do great! Have fun!!

    I'm jealous about your basil. I can't seem to keep the stuff alive.

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  3. Oh Sue... I wish you good luck, although I don't think you will need it! Hope you post pics of you crossing the line!

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  4. Thanks ladies! Bud is going with me, so that will be incentive to try harder.

    And that basil was damn tasty last night :)

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  5. Just use the 5k as training for the longer one. I hate running when it's so hot and sticky, so hopefully the weather will cooperate tomorrow :)

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  6. Best of luck! I know you'll kick some 5K a$$! Looking forward to the race pics. Tell Bud to make sure he gets you crossing the finish line!!

    XOXO,
    Mrs B

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