Running the Dream – June 27, 2021

How am I feeling today?  A bit wiped-out, the weed-whacking does something to the old body, and doing that after the long run yesterday made this morning’s run that much more challenging.  I also had a hard time falling asleep last night. I started reading Running the Dream by Matt Fitzgerald and got almost halfway through it. It was one of those books I didn’t want to … Continue reading Running the Dream – June 27, 2021

Hot/Humid – Monday – June 21, 2021

How am I feeling today? I am feeling pretty decent, my mood is upbeat, and looking forward to the workout this morning. Today’s Running Focus Enjoy Planned Workout Description:  Workout:  Stryd 5K Plan – Week 2, Day 1 40:00 Minute easy run Purpose: To enjoy the run and being down-back to relax a little while running. I will turn off the high-power alerts on my … Continue reading Hot/Humid – Monday – June 21, 2021

Slow! – Sunday – June 20, 2021

How am I feeling today? I am feeling pretty good this morning, the legs are tired after yesterday’s six-plus miles, but not as bad as I thought they would be. I am looking forward to an easy, but shorter run this morning. Today’s Running Focus Run easy Planned Workout Description:  Workout: 30:00 minutes easy Purpose: I skipped the easy run Friday, because the body felt … Continue reading Slow! – Sunday – June 20, 2021

Longer – Saturday – June 19, 2021

Today’s Running Focus Enjoy the run Planned Workout Description:  Workout: Stryd 5K Plan – Week 1, Day 6 60:00 minute long run Purpose: The long run is a main staple in training and is your longest continuous effort in the training week. The goal for this run is to practice extending duration and increasing your time spent running. Over the course of the training plan … Continue reading Longer – Saturday – June 19, 2021

Why It Mattered?

I believe the below quote pretty much sums up where I have been about my running over the last week. It wasn’t enough to know the who, what, when, and where; you had to understand what it meant. And why it mattered.” Mckeown, Greg. Essentialism (p. 74). Crown. Kindle Edition. After last week’s 5K time trial, I needed some time before writing about why something … Continue reading Why It Mattered?