Over the weekend, the husband and I took a very quick trip to Eastern Long Island to celebrate his aunt’s 50th birthday (she has Down’s, so it was a very special occasion). Luckily, the weekend was beautiful and I was able to get two five mile runs in outside. I spend so much time on the dreadmill, I forget how much I enjoy running outside. Just getting out in the open air, taking in all the sights (or ridiculously expensive houses) and enjoying nature made the five miles pass by so quickly both days.
The trip to NY was lovely and it was nice to see the husband’s family, but once I stepped on the scale after we made it home, I realizee that I need to start using a
I am looking into getting a Garmin for running outside now that the weather is turning. Does anyone have any suggestions, recommendations or alternatives??
My last question for everyone is how do you prepare yourself mentally when you are running a race? I am concerned I might get bored a few miles into my race and lose focus. I am positive I can run this race and do well physically, but I worry about the mental aspect for this, and future races. How do you keep it all together when running distances over a 10K?
I hope everyone has had a great week and is looking forward to the weekend!