Today was my “long” run — but I didn’t add any new miles. The training plan I’m following is a beginner’s half marathon plan and for every week where I add miles, the following week I actually go back down in mileage. I’m trying to remember that this is to prevent injury and will actually allow me to arrive at race day with months of steady training under my belt, but I am dying to get to double digits. For some reason 10 miles just sounds infinatly more badass than seven miles, eight miles, nine miles.
So today was a steady, but uninspired, seven. They sounded like this for the most part: