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Another nice indoor track run this morning. I am loving it there. 10-min/mile is awesome!

I did find the “sprinter” interesting. This girl came up and spent about 15-min stretching, then out on the track and flying like she’s trying to catch up with someone already on the track. One lap. Two laps. Then, walk. One lap. Then fly. 1/2-lap. Then walk. 1/2-lap, etc., until she had gone about 1.5-mi. Then another 15-min of stretching and she’s done! Plus, she’s a dangerous runner – elbows and knees flying everywhere. Honestly, it was all very strange. Perhaps she thought we’d all be impressed?

5/21 2.26-mi walk and 5.5-mi run
5/18 1.62-mi walk and 6.5-mi run
Total May miles: 28.43
Total 2012 miles: 102.53
Shoe Miles
Running: 339.09
Walking: 75.34
Total: 414.43

Running, Running, Running!

We got a membership at the Wal-Mart gym (really nice facility) and I went to the indoor track this morning. I did Week 4 Day 3 of Couch to 10k, then came home and walked the dogs 1.96-mi.

5/10 2.25-mi walk and 3.49-mi run
5/16 1.96-mi walk and 5.44-mi run
Total May miles: 16.43
Total 2012 miles: 90.53
Shoe Miles
Running: 327.09
Walking: 71.46
Total: 398.55

Running again

The doctor didn’t say I should or shouldn’t run, so I started this week running on my elliptical again. Hopefully, he’ll soon say, this is what you need to do, I’ll do it and feel all better and I’ll feel safe to go outside alone again.

To catch up:
4/22 4.25-mi walk
4/25 3.1-mi, elliptical
Total April miles: 8.0
Total 2012 miles: 40
Shoe Miles
Running: 310.66
Walking: 60.48
Total: 371.14
5/7 5.1-mi walk and 4.5-mi elliptical run
5/8 1.67-mi walk and 3.0-mi elliptical run
Total May miles: 7.5
Total 2012 miles: 47.5
Shoe Miles
Running: 318.16
Walking: 67.25
Total: 385.41

No more running

Well, not ever, but at least until I get to the doctor and get a handle on what’s happening with me. Sam says I’m just getting old (slap), but I don’t think it’s quite that simple. First anemia for 3rd month in a row and now low blood sugar. Yuck. Either alone would be doable, but combined, they make me a bit nervous about running alone. Since I don’t have a running partner, I’m going to stay inside until the doctor. *pout*

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood!

I went out for a run today…I’ve been a bit nervous about going out along after my stalker last week, but I got brave and did W4D1 of C210K today. I also took a new route, so it wouldn’t be boring. My runtastic app is about to kill me. It measures really well for the first 1-2 miles, but after that, I start getting 1/2-mi updates every 2 or 3 minutes…no matter whether I’m walking or running. All of a sudden, my 3-mi is miraculously 5-mi! Wow! I’m so fast I didn’t even know I was running! [sarcasm alert] Anyway, I managed to get in a nice 4.5-mi run and it felt great.

April Total: 4.9
2012 Total: 71.0
Shoe Miles
Running: 302.66
Walking: 56.23
Total: 358.89
Only 141.11 to go before I buy a new pair!