219.5 when I woke up this morning and 221 after the evening run
Weight was up a bit today probably from overcompensating for the calories burnt in the race yesterday – will have to watch that and get back on track – I’m sure things will be back to normal tomorrow.
I wanted to do a quick and easy run tonight to stretch out the legs and make sure I didn’t do any damage over the weekend. Run felt fantastic – ran a straight and steady 7 mph at 1% incline with no struggles, was able to just let the legs move and the mind wander. As I got near the end of the 2 miles I was very tempted to just keep going but the idea for tonight wasn’t to pack on the miles so I made myself stop and hit the shower.
Very happy with the run and how I am feeling – says that my training has got my body to the point where it can handle the training miles and the distance well. It also shows that I can recover quickly…which will be important when I get into the serious miles for the Goofy Challenge training. Possibly most important of all is that I was mentally into the run – could have gone the other way with missing my half marathon PR by 99 seconds yesterday but I seem mentally ready for another 4 hard weeks of training.