Running on empty

literally. Today I'm trying the fasting thing again. And I ran this morning. And it was not big deal. Of course, I only ran for 20 minutes. I'm 'tapering' for Monday's race. It was fine. I did not take the Garmin or the iPod today. Nothing but my watch and it was nice. Just running. Enjoying the morning. It was probably 72F before the sun came up. Everything smelled wonderful. It reminded me of spring, which will be here soon. So it was a great run.
I've gotten into the habit of negative splits. Seems all my runs lately are faster on the return. I wonder why? I'm not trying to do that specifically, but it's a good thing.

Alright, I have got to get my butt to work.

Comments

Irene said…
You're probably getting negative splits because you're more warmed up for that second half of your run. It's like that for me. My first mile always drags.

Nice job!

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