redemption run

#wdwhalf - 6 mile run

#wdwhalf – 6 mile run

as most of you saw a few days ago, i recently had what was probably one of the worst training runs thus far in this cycle of training – i know, it’s bound to happen. however, with that unplanned “shorter” run meant that I still had to complete a 6 mile run prior to the race in january. i actually had considered running this morning, but who are we kidding – i was #teamsleepin as much as i can before work, so i decided on a night run. and man, was i extremely glad that i did – the weather was absolutely beautiful and i was feeling great. much better than the 80+ degree weather on sunday mid-morning.

the biggest accomplishment during this run was the fact that i stayed at an average pace of 10:00 minutes/mile – that’s 1 minute quicker that my target for the half marathon. now if i can only hold that for another 7 miles, then i will be golden to hit my goal. and the beauty, i even negative split on my last mile – coming in at 9:34 minutes/mile pace. now, the eye is on the prize – it’s time to cool it down before #wdwhalf and then hope for the best on race day.

stay tuned for more updates on training runs, and expo post. only 12 days until race weekend.

until next time
xoxo

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