The first week of 2016 did not go nearly as planned. I had scheduled to run about 25 miles; however on Monday after my run, my mom called that my grandma had passed away. She had been battling Alzheimer’s for several years now, and finally lost the battle. Because of this, we traveled back home on Tuesday morning and spent 3 days up there and had no chance to get in any runs.
Monday (1/4): I ran 3 miles on the treadmill at the Wellness Center. I was trying out a new pair of running shoes, so I only did 3 miles instead of my normal 5 miles.Pace average: 8:56
Tuesday (1/5): No workout
Wednesday (1/6): No workout
Thursday (1/7): No workout
Friday (1/8): No workout
Saturday (1/9): Today I ran with my group again. We met at Mt. Pleasant Waterfront Park and ran to Pitt Street Bridge with a turn down the Shem Creek Boardwalk, and finishing on the Mt. Pleasant Waterfront Park Fishing Pier. We ended up with 8.7 miles at a 9:48 pace with walk breaks on the miles.
It was a tad bit foggy this morning. That is the underside of the Arthur Ravenel Bridge and the second picture is supposed to be the Charleston Harbor (sure it is…).
When we arrived for our run, our other running buddy Renee had already arrived and taken off on her 18 mile run. She is training to run her first marathon with the Myrtle Beach Marathon in March. When we returned, she was still out tearing it up, so we decided to cheer her on with a selfie with her car!
It was good getting out and running with the group again. After this week, it was nice to talk with the group and just run! Here’s to a better week next week.
2016 Yearly Running Goal: 1000 Miles
Weekly Mileage: 11.79 Miles
Remaining to Goal: 978.19 Miles
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