Monday 1/9 3 miles easy on Cottonwood. What, running on a Monday? Must be Armagideon time.
Tuesday 1/10 5 miles on Cottonwood
Wednesday 1/11 7 miles at Croft: night run.
Thursday 1/12 4 miles, including 2 miles barefoot at the high school
Friday 1/13 5 miles on Cottonwood
Saturday 1/14 16 miles at Croft with Bristol the Enduro-Dog
Sunday 1/15 6 miles on Cottonwood including 2 miles barefoot at the high school
Total 46 miles in seven runs
My experiment with every-day running went well this week. I’ve felt especially loose every day, and my motivation is high. As I mentioned, the easy days are provoking me to run drills more, which will no doubt strengthen my running.
But when you add more than one thing to a routine, it’s harder to figure out which one has made the difference. I ran easy barefoot a couple of times this week, which always makes my legs feel better. I ran every day for the first time in years, and maybe that loosens me, too. But I know at least part of it is from this thing:
|I'm trying to use it every day.|
I kept most of these runs fairly easy, maintaining some recovery from last weekend.
I never listen to music when I run. It’s always messed up my sense of rhythm and pacing, and I fear I’ll miss something in the woods, like what seemed to be a black deer, or any of the other seven or eight deer I saw yesterday. However, I do sing most of the way, and this was the song in my head for a couple of runs this week.