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5ksandcabernets: Not running on National Running Day


Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Not running on National Running Day

I've run each of the last eight days prior to today, National Running Day.

That's 8 straight days covering 66.6 miles (interesting number, no?), an average of 8.33 miles per day.

A rundown:

May 26: 9.21
May 27: 8.43
May 28: 5.79
May 29: 7.02
May 30: 14.2
May 31: 6.33
June 1: 5.91
June 2: 9.71

So today, on what is supposedly the second biggest running day of the year (Boston Marathon 1st, right?), I rested. No running for me on National Running Day. My body is tired and so I'm going to listen to it.

Be back tomorrow for a 10- to 12-miler.

Happy running!

(Man in photo probably did not run 8 consecutive days, but somehow has abs I wish I had!)



Blogger lindsay said...

wellll i suppose it's good you are listening to your body, so i'll let it slide. enjoy your national running rest day :)

June 3, 2009 at 9:35 AM  
Blogger Victoria said...

Eh, why put a shot of some other dude on your blog? You're cute enough AS IS for blog posting fame, sir...

June 3, 2009 at 11:06 AM  
Blogger Billy Burger said...

tsk, tsk...and you call yourself a runner. Today of all days Kev.

I'm holding out hope that your conscience will get the better of you and you'll get in at least a few recovery miles.

June 3, 2009 at 12:04 PM  
Blogger Kevin said...

Lindsay - Thanks for letting it slide. Here are some virtual M&Ms for you.

Victwa - Thanks, but I dont have a hammock and so I needed somebody in a hammock.

BBurger - I ran after my after he got lose in the parking lot. Does that count?

June 3, 2009 at 7:30 PM  
Blogger Run For Life said...

I think a lot of people have scheduled cross-training or rest days on Wednesday...maybe the date needs to change each year to accommodate schedules. :P I hope you enjoyed your day off running!

June 3, 2009 at 8:49 PM  

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