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Barefoot Running Log

I have not logged my runs in a while. Some runs I have not kept track of because J has been running with me. He wants to run a 5K with me!! So cute!

Last Saturday:
Time: 8:00AM
Distance: 5 miles
Pace: 12:38 min/miles

Thoughts: It was about 95 degrees outside and very humid. This was my longest run to date barefoot. I was doing great for a while, but the heat really got to me and I had to walk for a while. Hence, the pace.

Last Monday:
Time: 7:00PM
Distance: 3.24 miles
Pace: 10:59 min/mile

Thoughts: Good run! Runs are starting to feel easier and my calves and heels no longer get sore or tired during the runs. I must be getting used to running without my monster sneakers!

Today:

Time: 6:00AM
Distance: 3.15 miles
Pace: 10:57 min/mile

Thoughts: Perfect morning for a run. I went to the local high school track and it was not as boring as I anticipated! I love that when I end a run, I feel like I could go much further. I want to go faster, but notice my form slip when I try to push it too much . . . need to do more cross training so I can get my cardio in and allow my running to just be a time to work more on my form.

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  1. That's pretty hot weather for running! You must be quite dedicated. Wish I could get myself psyched up to do it more than once a week!

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  2. That's a nice bump up from these runs to your latest post!

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It is cold!

I am thinking...
About starting up school again today . . . back the the "grind." I happy to get back into our routine again.

I am thankful for...
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I am wearing...
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