- I now run at "Party Rock" pace (every day I'm shufflin')
- Some days it's just mentally easier to tack 14 miles onto an already completed run than to face 30 the next day.
- I've started taking the most boring route possible on training runs as a mental beatdown training
- I can rationalize sleeping in and running later as "heat training"
- Sometimes you have to cut a run short. I had to do this yesterday because apparently my body did not want to run 35 miles whilst battling a cold. So I disappointedly cut my run to 24 miles.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Training for a 100
As some/many (okay, let's be honest - only 3 people actually read this) already know, in a fit of Turkey-induced delirium, I signed up for the Vermont 100 last Thanksgiving. SO I thought it might be fun to share a little of what I've learned over the past few months (and going forward into the actual race). Today's topic will be funny things I've thought/said/noticed in the past few months. I'm trying not to make this sound narcissistic, but I think I may have failed in a couple of spots. Apologies if I come off as narcissistic. Anyway, back to the topic at hand: