Older as in she isn't trying to eat leaves at aid-stations!
With that said, those of you who know me well, know I can't just sit on my laurels and do absolutely nothing. For the next 2 weeks (or close to) I will not be running. Ellipticalling and nice bike rides might be in my future but not running. I am letting my knee and IT band heal for once. My first race/run however is already on tap and set for April 22nd. I am racing the Folsom Lake Trail Runners Spring Series again. I can't wait to run a 10K! What a treat in comparison to my recent mileage!
I also have on the calendar a few triathlons. I used to do them quite regularly in the past (pre Peanut) and feel like I maybe should try and do one or two a summer as a nice way to cross-train. I haven't been swimming in a long time so I have quite a lot of work cut out for me in that regard. Ahem, my upper body could also use some work.
This weekend however is another race. No, not for me, for Vans. He is doing the Apple Hill Blossom Trail Run, a 3 miler and I will be his "crew" for once. I think I owe him that much for all he did for me during Saturday's run.
Also on tap this week . . . one final team meet up on Wednesday! I can hardly wait to see the team again and hear all their stories from AR50! I am going to miss these guys!
They are not getting rid of me that easily though. Most of the group I believe will soon be training for the Sierra Nevada Endurance Runs once again through Fleet Feet Fair-Oaks/Roseville. Although I will not be doing the Sierra Nevada Endurance Run, I am pretty sure I will be out there for the Saturday long runs once in a while. I want to keep my mileage up and and body in shape so I can run the Western States Training Run on May 29th.
Yeah yeah yeah, I know I just said I won't be running much and here I go listing a 30 mile training run and long runs with the team. I'll take each as they come and do what I can when I can. No pressure, no race-entry money spent and no worrying about when I can fit in a Dr.Lau fix up before a race. Life is calm right now and I am cherishing that!
The Peanut doen't care if these legs ran 50 miles
as long as she can still climb all over them!