Distance: 2.79 miles — 1 of these miles was walking
Today I was sore. Everything hurt and I couldn’t, for the life of me, hold my core together. Having absolutely no coordination, I simply felt like a fish flopping around on dry land.
As I was gearing up for my run today, I decided – given my condition – to take it slow, which I did. I only got 1.5 miles before I was wiped. I thought about pushing through it so I could rack in miles, but then I heard the advice of a fellow Janathoner. Yesterday, Mike commented on my post: “Just listen to your body/legs. It can be fun to bump up mileage, but your legs might revolt!” Considering the sore state I was in, he was quite right, and I needed to listen to my body.
Because I can’t stand just walking on the treadmill for very long, I did work in a couple speed intervals. Sure, they were weak and I probably shouldn’t have done them, but I wanted mileage. Regardless, I’m hoping my body appreciates that I went easy today and is geared up for some distance tomorrow. I’ve got 10.5 miles to go and tomorrow is a day I have time to log some miles.