Next race - Hypothermic Half Feb 9th
If you had told me when I moved to Canada 10 years ago I would not only be running but running in -16°C I would have laughed at you and gone back to eating donuts on the couch. This year I registered for the Hypothermic Half with the sole intent of forcing myself to be active through the winter instead of hibernating until March which is what I did last year. To be fair we were also trying to sell the house which meant an insane amount of cleaning (aerobics?) for our grand total of 33 showings. Remind me never to do that again.
I did have a break after the Las Vegas RnR Half (almost exactly a month) and getting back to running was hard. My speed was awful, it's only been on my last couple of long runs that I've been been able to get anywhere near my pace from last year. In January I've run hills a few times purely because the hill down to the river was the least icy spot in Cranston.
|Fish Creek trails, all kinds of beautiful|