It’s been a hot week in Santa Barbara! Which means high 80’s and low 90’s. For us locals, that’s brutal! I’m sure people from other areas are reading this and thinking “Wimps!”.
I managed to keep my mileage increasing, but it was a little on the slow side thanks to the heat.
So the grand total for the week came out to 21 miles. Low but getting back up there! Feeling a lot more confident with my half marathon coming up next month!
- Tuesday: 4 miles
- Thursday: 7 miles
- Saturday: 10 miles
I ate the asphalt on my Thursday run. Ended up more embarrassed than hurt. Knee is acting a little twingy, but I ran on it fine Saturday. This week coming up is recovery, so I’ll be able to give it a little rest.
May have also solved a migraine mystery this week… still have more testing to verify it. After some of my harder runs, my migraines have gotten pretty intense with some crazy painful pounding. After a conversation with my Dad, it dawned on me that it might be related to a recovery drink I added after hard workouts a couple months ago. I didn’t take the recovery drink this week and had zero problems! I feel like an idiot for not making that connection sooner.
Fortunately, I’ve loved this weather for the bike! I managed to get myself out the door to ride to work three times this week.
I hope everyone had a great week of running!