This past Saturday, I was able to complete the 6-mile run just fine, which means I'm just about ready for the 12K run in May. We averaged at about a 10-minute mile and I'm amazed that I was able to hold to that pace even during our uphill jobs. Unfortunately, it started drizzling during our run and we were fairly soaked by the time we finished. It got to the point where I was no longer sure if the moisture on my face was rain or sweat, and there was no point wiping it off because my shirt was wet too.
I went for a swim afterwards too.
And now I have a sore throat.
But it's pretty minor as sore throats go, so I'll be alright. Swimming has really helped me learn how to control my breathing when I go running. My friend/swim coach has me swimming in 12m stretches on one breath, and I've noticed that this
Hopefully my sore throat gets better tomorrow, because tomorrow is speed-training for the run group. I should avoid yelling at kids and invest in a whistle.