Half Training: Week 4

“There is no glory in practice, but without practice, there is no glory.”

I’ve been a bit annoyed with my best friend’s lack of motivation lately. She has signed up for both the RnR Portland 10K as well as the RnR Seattle Half Marathon, but the most she has run so far is 3 miles. I think she’s underestimating the events, and it’s kinda ticking me off. Since our schedules don’t match, and she’s not signed up for the Fleet Feet training program, we don’t get to run together often. When she finally finds the time for physical activity, she’d run 2 miles max or walk a few miles with her fiancé. And don’t get me started on bad/cold weather—she wants none of that. I just hope she doesn’t become too overwhelmed by the distance after the 10K and give up the Half.

Anyway, on to the main topic… Week 4 in pictures:

Thursday sunset run
Thursday sunset run

Wednesday rainy day hill
Wet, but energized Saturday morning run with group

Pretty flowers along the course
Had to stop for pretty flowers. I love spring!

Nova Lox bagel post-run
Delish Nova Lox bagel post-run

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Bound!

Pacific Peaks MedalMy sister & I are signed up for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland 10K! How exciting. When I decided I would do the Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Half Marathon only after doing some 5Ks, people were a bit shocked I didn’t go for a 10K first.  But hey, goals are fun & you only live once, eh? This year is the inaugural 10K event for RnR Portland, so doing the 10K or 1/2 marathon + the Seattle 1/2 or full marathon will get you a Pacific Peaks medal. Sweet, I thought I’d have to do two halfs! Isn’t the medal cool? I mean check out Sasquatch workin’ it. 😀

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