Thursday, September 2, 2010

July/August Recap

Here is a quick re-cap:

Lots of running these days.  Every weekend is a long run.  I even woke up at 4:30am last Sat. to squeeze in my long run.  I've been averaging 7:45-8:10 per mile on my 18+ long runs.  I haven't run past 20 miles.  I was tempted one day, but my watch ran out of batteries and I didn't want to guess my distance.

I was swimming every Wednesday on my run day off.  It has been awhile since I have been to the pool and not sure when I will be going back?

I had a flat tire going into work early August.  I tried changing it, but I ended up pinching 2 tubes.  I had to call Nicole to come pick me up.  I haven't rode my bike since.  I was riding my bike every Friday to work.  I've been having troubles getting my back tire on.  I pinched 2 more tubes and I am out of tubes.  I need to go to the bike store.  I think I will need to buy a new tire??

Family Life
Family life is good.  Ariel is growing up so fast.  She is almost 16 months old.  Amazing how time goes by.  Ariel has some squeaky shoes that she loves.  Ariel has been trying new things and getting into everything.  She went to swim classes, gymnastics, and so much more.

New Car
I bought a car last weekend.  I purchased a 2009 Kia Optima.  I got a pretty good deal and satisfied.  Not sure what I will do with my Mercury Cougar yet.  It needs a new transmission.  I hope to sell it.

Not too many races.  I have done 2 work related 5Ks within the last month or two.  I am signed up for the Denver Rock n Roll Marathon.  I am working extremely hard to do well.

Track Practice
I have been going to track since late July.  I feel so strong and running well.  We have done 400's, mile repeats, 2 mile run, 1200s and ladders.  Good stuff and I hope this is making me faster

I finished the 1-2 and 3-4 in 45 days. I am now currently working on the Master Series.  It has been fun, but very dedicating to get up at 6am to complete the workouts.  I am not sure when I will start the P90x?  Maybe after the marathon??

Thanks for reading and sorry for such a long time between posts.