Sunday, August 1, 2010
Catch Up And Another Giveaway!
Hi everyone! Another crazy week in the books! I can't believe that the weekend is almost over! I have to admit this cutting back on my running thing is bugging me. I know that this is something that I must do for now and that my health is more important than the miles I am logging. I am really listening to my body but I feel like the biggest slacker. I used to run at least five to six times a week and now I am only running three to four. My Napa to Sonoma Half was fantastic and I don't think that I have ever felt better running during a race. Lately, my last few runs have been sucking rocks! I am just not feeling it! I don't know if it because I am still playing catch up with my rest or if it is something else. At any rate, my normal 6 mile training runs are staying at a 8:45 to 9:00 minute mile pace. This is slower than my race pace for a 10K but I just feel blah during these runs. This picture was taken before my 6 mile run yesterday. It was 76 degrees but super humid! Yuck! I wanted to show Pam at Thirty Schmirty that yes, I look like crap after runs:) Clearly by looking at this next picture you will see that Julie sweats too!
I wish that my daughter was home so that you could see my shirt. She could of taken this picture instead of me:) I was dripping with sweat because of the high humidity! I want to run in California again, darn it! A girl can dream!
This past week I have spent so much time looking at possible races to do for the rest of the summer and fall. I have not updated my future race list because I am not sure what to do. Everyone who has been reading my blog knows how much I love racing! When I get it all figured out I will share with you my final plans:) I did go to a bike shop yesterday...going to another one on Wednesday. Hopefully a new bike will help me with some of my cross training and maybe spice up my routines:) It is possible that my new bike will have to come with me to one of my future races! Oh settle down you Tri studs....there is no way and hell I am doing a Tri! It is my understanding that swimming is a must in a Tri! Julie and swimming = a very funny joke:) I wouldn't mind attempting a duathlon sometime in the near future! How exciting is that?
It is time for another giveaway! A few weeks ago I reached 200 followers and decided to do another giveaway:) This giveaway features......
1) Foam Roller
2) 3 packs of Sports Beans
3) 3 PowerBar Bars
4) 4 PowerBar Gels (Strawberry Banana) my favorite:)
5) Nuun Tablets Lemon Lime Flavor
6) Body Glide
To enter this giveaway all that you have to do is tell me that you are a follower! For a second entry you can link this giveaway to your blog. I will post the winner to this giveaway on Saturday August 7th:) Good luck!
Happy running, biking, swimming and lifting! Cheers to you all!
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