Saturday, 13 September 2008

5 Miles

I did run one morning in Charlotte.  This was a beautiful old church along the way.  It amazed me that the altitude seemed to be a factor.  I felt faster and indeed was.  Why was the altitude not a factor in Anchorage I wonder.  

This morning I headed out on one of my favorite running trails.  I intended to run 5 miles, but felt pretty good at 2.5, so I didn't turn around.  I turned around at 3 miles, and then started feeling really crappy at about 4.  I ran 5 miles and walked the last one in.  

I haven't run more than 3 miles at a time since the half marathon in June!  I was so accustomed to running 10 miles that it amazed me this morning to be absolutely beat after 4 miles.  If I am going to run I better start doing it a little more!

Hope everyone in Texas is safe.

9 comments:

Jess said...

Great job on the fiver!

Running Knitter said...

That looks like a beautiful church.

Good job on getting out there!

J~Mom said...

Nice job!! What a pretty picture!

Wes said...

Excellent! Beautiful pic, and that's still a sixer, even if you walked the last one.

Marcy said...

Alright Mary! Lookin good with the 5-iver!

Lisa Slow-n-Steady said...

Five is good!! Good job getting out there and getting it done. :)

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Michael said...

Great blog Mary. Thanks for sending it to me. Sorry it took so long to respond.

I hope all is well and I look forward to seeing you soon...

Chad said...

Funny how easy it is to fall into a training rut. Your body is pretty used to 3-miles now I guess. You're going to have to break yourself out of that.