so. the training continues
Currently, I’m in week 10 of training for the LA Marathon…which normally would not require a post all of it’s own. However, I’m aware that I am over halfway to this goal.
SUNDAY I ran 12 horrid miles. In the rain. Which isn’t such a big deal, except of course it hadn’t spilled one drop…until I decided to put on my shoes. I started out in the rain, dropped my sweatshirt in the usual place, and kept the pace very slow. I got out toward the country. Alone. In the rain. I spied a dog on the right. A little one, but a dog nonetheless. I continued to press on.
On River Road, 2 cars played chicken with me, although in defense of the first driver, I think she was texting. The second driver looked at me and purposely PURPOSELY swayed into me.
I was listening to a podcast from herknees, so I was entertained to say the least. I took a Gu over Jack Tone. By the time I looped all the way around the city, it was 9 miles. NINE. Around my whole city. I barely made mile 10-12, barely shuffling my feet.
TUESDAY was a quick fiver.
WEDNESDAY Did a 6 mile tempo run. Well, four of it was tempo. At a 9:40 pace. It was hard, I had to pull it out, but I did it.
Tonight I have my final Shot Clock duties for my year. I have been on the shot clock for 3 games, and I freaking ROCK it. Although sometimes I click it too much. I over-click.
Tomorrow, we have 14 on the schedule.
I am simply amazed that I’m still running. Still.