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More Running in the Snow

Whooooooo’s at work with me today? Anyone? If you’re not, I hate you. Actually, it’s kind of alright since I haven’t been to the office since last Wednesday… thanks snow. My roommate and I were suffering from serious cabin fever on Friday afternoon, and it ended up being a pretty nice day, so we took Madison for a walk to the dog park, and she had ALL THE FUN.



Madison found all of the puddles at the dog park, and decided to completely submerge herself in them. Multiple times, and then she would look at the other dogs like “HEY, why aren’t you guys doing this too?!” She’s such a weirdo.

dog park

The dog park is actually right in the middle of my usual running route, so I knew the bike path was clear for my long run Saturday. When I woke up though, it was snowing again. Grr. Not hard enough to actually stick, but enough that I procrastinated for a good two hours before finally getting out the door.

While the bike path was nice and clear, there was a lot of hurdling over snow drifts and shuffling on some icy sidewalks until I hit the trail. It ended up being a pretty nice run though, really quiet not a lot of other people out, until mile 4 when the snow turned into a snow/sleet mix. Motivation to haul ass and get home faster. I also really need to figure out how to not end EVERY RUN with the wind in my face and running uphill. Oh well, making me stronger I guess?

February 15:
Mile 1: 9:35
Mile 2: 9:11
Mile 3: 9:07
Mile 4: 9:18
Mile 5: 9:15
Mile 6: 9:08

6 miler

Screen shot 2014-02-16 at 4.29.46 PMThere’s the elevation chart, and now it makes sense why the middle miles always feel so good, haha. My calves and hips are super tight today, so I see some foam rolling and extreme stretching in my future. Happy Monday kids.

4 Responses

  1. I’m also at work but putzing through paperwork because I don’t feel like actually using my brain. Way to knock out that run! I have zero confidence any of my running route is clear. I’m hoping with rain on Wed and dry conditions Thurs I can finally get outside for once!

  2. Your dog is a nerd. lol. But totally adorable….

  3. We were at work on Friday too. Boo.

    Holy crap…that’s a lot of snow. I think I would die. Literally. People can die of too much snow, right? It was 80 this weekend and I was shorts and a tank top. On one hand I think…YES! 80! And on the other I think…holy crap 80 in February? The summer is gonna SUCK!

    Happy Monday!

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