Relaxing weekend and some interesting sights

This weekend was pretty nice.  For a basic run down: I completely relaxed I was able to organize! Got a run in Saw an offensive sign Finally went grocery shopping (and subsequently made a delicious chicken, recipe coming) Saw a parent that annoyed me Did something cool (which I’ll blog about later) So to start!…

5k Scavenger Run Review

Yesterday was a fun day of two different runs. I did a 9×400 tempo run in the morning per the 10k training plan (my intervals are below), and then in the evening went to a 5k Halloween scavenger run at Foot Traffic. I’ve been to a few other scavenger runs before (First Thursday in Portland)…

I lied… today is the new level of soreness!

Apparently I lied yesterday when I said I’d reached new levels of soreness.  That my friends, would clearly be a title reserved for today. Yesterday afternoon I started feeling my abs becoming sore, shortly followed by my forearms.  By the afternoon it hurt to laugh, sneeze, and open a drawer. By the end of the…

6 miles and a try at bouldering

Since I last posted I ended up taking 3 ½ days off from working out this week due to being extremely tired. The last time I posted was on Wednesday and I mentioned I didn’t even finish that run because I so tired.  Turns out I had reached some weird exhaustion point.  I didn’t even…

Being tired does not help a workout

Today I went to the gym with the anticipation of doing a 40 minute tempo run on the treadmill… Five minutes in I thought I’d just go for 3 miles and switch today and tomorrow’s workouts… I ended up making it 15 minutes at a 10 min/mile pace… and that was pushing myself. 😦  I…

10k Training – Week 3

Happy Monday! Last nights sleep was very interesting.  It started off with not being able to find that comfortable spot.  Then at 3am I woke up, wide awake! The mistake I made was not getting up at this point and just calling it good.  Instead I pushed myself to fall asleep again, which is something…