It was the PERFECT RUN. Seriously, the best run I've ever had. Not because of my speed or distance or anything like that. Just the way my body felt while I was running, and then the way my mind felt too. I turned into one big ball of happiness as I was running today. I thought I'd end up going about 3 miles, but I was feeling so good that I decided to keep going... and I wound up doing 6 miles. That's the farthest I've run since the half-marathon over a month ago.
Hmmm... I don't have any good pictures for this post. So I'll show you an old running picture--this was during the Ragnar Relay in August 2010.
|The most unflattering running picture of me that I have. While I was running today, I was feeling pretty much the OPPOSITE of how I look in this picture :) FYI, I was sooo hot with bad stomach cramps during that leg of my run.|
The weather was perfect for a run this morning. About 55 degrees and overcast, with a nice breeze. Everything was still and quiet with the exception of tons of rabbits and squirrels going about their business. I started counting rabbits and lost count at 15! My legs were feeling so strong (maybe all the incline walking, squats, and lunges are doing some good?) and I didn't even glance at my Garmin to check my pace. I didn't care how slow I was going--I just wanted to ENJOY my run. And I did!
What is the strangest thing you've come across while exercising outside? I once got a used condom stuck to my shoe. True story.