She’s not going the distance

I have a confession to make. Ever since my running buddy moved away, running has lost its luster for me.

I loved meeting Jenny on the trail for an early morning weekend run. It was a great time to catch up, vent, talk smack — whatever. It became less about running than hanging out.

I miss Jenny. Still.

Until I find a new running buddy (Yes! I’m looking for one! Contact me if you want to run!), I’ve pretty much been focusing on short interval runs. They’re drills I can do in the neighborhood without straying too far from the house (in case the kids need me).

On Sunday I did long intervals, followed up with sprints:

800m x 4 → 3:44 / 3:43 / 3:43 / 3:44
50m x 5 → :10 / :10 / :11 / :11 / :10

It felt good to work out my legs.

On Tuesday, Coach Aaron decided to put our running to the test. He timed us on an 800m run. Running in a pack really made a difference in my time! I was working hard to stay with Steph and Katherine, and I shaved some seconds off my 800:

Time: 3:27

Aaron says we’ll be doing that again. I’ll have to make sure I don’t neglect my interval training.

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Hi! I'm Cindy Brummer. By day, I'm a web & wordpress designer/developer/content strategist. And for fun, I'm a cook, Crossfitter, novice Olympic weightlifter, and mom to two cuties. Find me on Google+.