Time: 7:00 am
Weather: high 60’s, sunny (not bad)
Clothes: Adidas shorts, Adidas technical shirt, Fuel Belt
Shoes: Izumi Pearl
Distance: 7.5 miles or 8 miles
Split: 11:50 or 11:06
Course: Up and down Olentangy Trail
Comments: Overall not a bad run. Side pains only popped up when my breathing was off. I GUed at 3 and 6.5.
It seems to me the measurement of the ‘course’ is wrong. I was suppose to run 8 miles today, but the training program’s mileage only added up to 7.5! So, I “only” got to run 7.5, but what seemed strange is that I lost .4 miles on the way out, but none on the way back. We run 3 miles north, then turn around, run past the starting point for another mile and then head back. I lost .4 on the first 3 mile leg, but none on the way back. I was off last week as well, but I thought that was because I got a late start and headed straight out after the potty visit and didn’t make it back to the starting point.
I’ll ask my sister in law to see what she says about her mileage on her Garmin. Next week’s long run is only 6 miles, I’ll be doing that at home.
We got a nice (Nike) running shirt today. It says MiT – Marathoners in Training in the front and Fleet Feet Columbus in the back. They had two colors to choose from, white or blue. I choose the blue one. Knowing that I would get my shirt after I completed my run helped me keep going! lol
Edit: The sis in law said it was 8 miles, that the trees sometimes interfere with the Garmin.