Sluggish 5k run yesterday pushing a cranky toddler! Got an awesome workour picking up hat, shoes and toys off the ground while running... NOT! The heat didn't help either. Pace was abysmally slow. Oh well. At least I could tick it off the plan.
This morning I got up early for my workout. But because this is my firat day at work, I was a little hesitant about going for a run - what is I don't have enough time to get ready for work? What if I feel too tired for work? The demons in my head kept telling me to stay put and move my run to the afternoon. But eventually I managed to silence them and have not regretted my decision to lace up and head out.
I smashed a 10k hills workout in perfect running weather: cool but sunny. I ran around the base of Mt Ainslie, maintained a slow but even pace throughout and only stopped for a couple of drinks and to marvel the group (gang? herd?) of kangaroos crossing my path. They move so gracefully, I think spotting them gave my run a bit of a boost, too.
The only downside of this fantastic morning is that I may have pulled a muscle charging downhill. I wanted to give my quads a workout, instead felt pain in my right buttock. Oh well, time to get that foam roller (or book that massage). Tomorrow is rest day!