Challenge Day 48
Saturday, November 09, 2019
I'm glad when I got up at 5am I didn't realize it was raining. So I got dressed and ready for our group run. When I opened the garage door I did see the rain and grabbed a jacket, but I had momentum and just went on. By the time I got to the meeting place it was downpouring. There were just 8 of us today; we often have 50. The Red Ribbon 15K race in our town was today at 6:30am and many of our runners were there, so between the competing race and the weather we were a small group today. We paired up in approximate pace groups and waited for the rain to lessen. I ran with one fellow who preferred run :15/walk :30 for a 14+ minute mile. And even though I would have preferred a little faster, it wasn't bad especially since we had to watch out for fallen debris, puddles, slippery leaves and sidewalk cracks. He showed that we had 5 miles in, but I didn't start my watch timely.
When I got home I did the challenge dog walk. Casey was good the whole walk today; no leash biting and no lunging for dogs or squirrels or anything; no need for prong collar. We went through his tricks and all went well except "down". I guess he's forgotten it. Will try again later.
Confirmed my ride to St Pete on Friday. Looking forward to our group's destination race a week from today. There were 41 people going the last I heard a definite number and I hear another couple have signed up, too. They are planning a group meal Friday eve. Going to be fun. Right now I am feeling healthy and trained and ready for a good 10K run!! Now to eat smart all week. Get packed and don't forget any essentials, such as running shoes.
Tonight we are seeing "Kitchen Witches" at Lakeland Community Theater and going with friends. Looking forward to it.
What are you looking forward to?