All posts tagged: running

Oh hey – I’m at 8K

Hi friends, My training has been going a tad slow for my upcoming half-marathon, but 8K with a time of 47 minutes isn’t terrible. It’s not the worst, but I certainly know I can do better. On Saturday I attempted to run 8K but woke up SUPER hungry and ate to my hearts content and (like the smart person I am in the morning), went for the run immediately after. I went maybe 3K, felt sick, turned around and walked home. Rookie mistake. This morning I learnt from my mistake and had a small bowl of cereal, a glass of water and ventured back out there. The run this morning was SO MUCH BETTER! I felt refreshed and the weather was perfect (cloudy with a bit of precipitation – just the way I like it). I find between 5K-6K is the hardest for me. That’s the time when my feet start to hurt and my breathing becomes heavier. Once I get past 6K, I usually get a good pace going and it’s smooth sailing from there. Many …