Half Training: Weeks 8-10

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there!

Happy Mother's Day, mom! My mother at the Seattle-Luoyang Peony Festival

I love my mom, but she drives me crazy sometimes, and vice-versa! 😛 My mom has always been hardworking and I admire her for that. She’s also the type to give you everything she has, while not taking any for herself. We always want to shower her with gifts, but she never wants them. Let us love you mom!!!~  ♥♥♥

Anyway, I have not updated since Week 7, crazy! I need to catch up—but first: some photos

Half Training: Week 6

Week 6, also known as The Week That Sucked.

Wednesday hill training with the Fleet Feet training group
Wednesday hill training with the Fleet Feet training group

Short, but lovely Thursday run near Lake Washington
Short, but lovely Friday run near Lake Washington

Short, but lovely Thursday run near Lake Washington
Short, but lovely Friday run near Lake Washington

On the University Bridge during Saturday's 8 mile run
On the University Bridge during Saturday’s 8 mile run

View from the University Bridge during Saturday's 8 mile run
View from the University Bridge during Saturday’s 8 mile run

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Half Training: Week 5

Photos from Week 5

Tuesday morning along Lake Washington
Tuesday morning along Lake Washington

Tuesday evening along Lake Washington
Tuesday evening along Lake Washington

Street lamps during Wednesday training
Street lamps during Wednesday training

Space Needle Saturday
Space Needle view during Saturday’s long run

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Half Training: Week 4

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


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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