My training consists of running races…

The past two weekends I’ve run races and haven’t done a true long run. Not good. I’m pacing a long run this coming weekend – 16 miles. The last time I ran 16 miles was during the Eugene Marathon. Oops.

On Saturday I raced in a 5k on Roosevelt Island. It was a beautiful morning and the course was flat. The only downside – the last mile you were the sun was beating down on you and there was no shade. I’m not good in the sun. It slowed me waaaay down.

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This race was the Laurie Harris 5k which was put on my my team – The New York Flyers. The race raised $12,000 towards cancer research. Pretty awesome, right?!


It was the perfect way to start the weekend. And I even got some sun! I’m actually a little tan.




Filed under New York Flyers, Races, Weekend

2 responses to “My training consists of running races…

  1. Well, looks like your training is going just slightly better than mine then. haha. I am on day 9 of zero running and it’s killing me. I’m also still in pain when I walk, so i don’t think running will be happening any time soon….NYC is going to be interesting, but after last year, I will do it if I have to walk the whole thing!!

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