|Saturday Afternoon Run: 11 min 52 sec||-59 sec|
2 Days Since My Last Run
12:55 p.m. 95° / 101° Heat Index way sunny
Running Tunes: Midnight Oil
●Fantastic, I say sarcastically. Fantastic that once again I did not run at dawn when I should have. Fantastic that the extreme heat of the day limits my running to a mere 10-12 minutes. Fantastic that I face an uphill battle in order to achieve a better overall running time in June than May. Ugh.
If anyone besides my wonderful Sugarmag is reading this, I advise AGAINST running when it is this hot. You could die. I could die. It's not smart.
I got out there this afternoon and it was like running in hell. The walk alone to the trail was murder. It felt as if I was a slug. It felt like a 12-15 minute walk took an hour. My bottle of ice was already quickly melting. I thought by the time my run is through, it'll be warm! Not exactly but close. When it's this hot I really don't want to stretch and I think I skimped on my normal routine. The run was short but long as it seemed like it would never end. From minute one I wanted to quit. It was a horrible chore to accomplish another 20 seconds... and I had to go through that 20-second cycle over 2 dozen times. Not easy. I remember thinking I wanted to turn around early and run past my water and all the way back to the house. Hell. Today is definitely the hottest run of the year so far, by a couple degrees or so. I do not want to do this often. Hopefully one day I can get the sleep I need and run at dawn again. Ugh!
jogging Beats Per Minute Pace 2:59:44