|Hiked to Dundas Valley peak with our boys - January|
Yesterday, our running group was scheduled for a 16 km long slow run. I was hesitant to join as I knew my lungs were about to burst and I have not ran anything over 10km on my long weekend runs and during the weekdays I would run anywhere from 5km to 8km. But I decided to go anyways and John said if I need to walk more then usual or at slower pace then so be it. As long as I get the kilometers in right! In the end it was NOT an enjoyable run, not that I was expecting anything other then just that. I used about 20 Kleenex's to blow my nose, my lungs were telling me to slow down and I did. By the end I think I was running 8 and 2s, maybe less. LOL My muscles were a bit tender from adding this much distance but nothing out of the ordinary or worrisome.
Tonight I went to the pool with John and I swam 2000m. I was worried about how I would feel in the water with my breathing but surprisingly enough it was not too bad. All in all, not a bad couple of days. Hope I can stay on this wagon and enjoy the ride! :-)