Friday, February 15, 2008

It was bound to happen

You all know how much I've been hating this weather and being forced to run on the treadmill. So it should come as no surprise to you that I made a slightly dumb decision yesterday.

I was wrapping up things at work, getting ready to suck it up at the gym on the treadmill again, when I looked outside and noticed there was still some daylight. Immediately I began figuring out how long it would take me to get home, how dark it would be and if it would be feasible for me to run outside.

By the time I left it wasn't very light, but it wasn't dark yet. I got home threw on some running stuff and went outside.

Oh and peeps it was glorious. I was cruising. Everything felt amazing. I wish I had my watch (I'd left it in my hurry to get outside) because I felt like I was flying. I did 2.6 miles in I don't know how much time, but it felt fast.

Tonight's cross-training and tomorrow was supposed to be 5 miles, but I'm doing my stubble 5K instead for Shave your 5K, so the 5 just won't happen. I'm not worried about it setting me back too much. I should be fine.

Last night's run put me in the most fabulous mood ever. Plus the weekend is thisclose!


Wes said...

It's exhilirating reading about it :-) Have a great weekend!

akshaye said...

yea..sounds like you were in the zone!

Marcy said...

WHoooo HOOOOOOO!! Glad you got a good one in there!

Love your pics BTW, you're too stinkin cute chica! ;D

Renee said...

It's always great to have a run that just feels like everything is great. I'm glad you were able to get outside.

J~Mom said...

Oh, that is awesome!!!!! That is going to be me at the end of the summer when I am wanting to be outside!

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