Although, I was mending a pain too, during last Sunday's RUN, my knee got a beating going down a [steep] hill. So, I've taken a few rest days this week, today being another. It's not fun but I listen to my body, I don't stress it. For Today's "REST DAY"; Foam Rolling and Yoga, I need it, I slept wrong and got a sore body. Here's how this week of RUNNING went;
Tuesday's Run; was a "test" run, to feel out the knee. It was aching at the beginning, so I paced myself, even taking a few walking intervals. Got 2 [EARLY] Miles in and I was Happy despite the [bum] knee. Came back home, stretched, foam rolled.
I was anxious to get back out there, so I did!! It was later than usual RUN and it was pretty hot. 80s*, yeah, that's hot here in Washington. My body has adjusted to the weather here, it was more Extreme at our last duty station and even Texas. I explored a New Route, the road that husband and other sailors run during their PRT. It was perfect, flat, no cars to distract me, then I saw a back entrance to the trails, I often run. I was beyond excited. Sure, the knee was a little funny, so again, I'd ease off it with a walking interval or slowed my pace down. Got 3 Miles in!!
Thursday's RUN; FIRST Meetup with the Fabulous Mother Runners of our Local Moms Run This Town Chapter. I finally met the leader, we've chatted quite often since I joined, so it was nice to finally meet in person. Also, 2 other Mother Runners, one is is training for a Full Marathon, October, we got lots of advice from her. She also shared running routes onn/off base. I was thrilled to meet others with that share the same passion in running. And, we're excited to keep the group active. We met in a little town, which I love, and I only snapped this photo, the sun was setting during out run along the waterfront. I can;t get enough of outdoor runs.
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