I'd signed up for a 10 mile fun run with the PP's that day to Home Girl Cafe in Los Angeles, so a few of us met up at 6 a.m. to do our additional 4 miles.
We got to Home Girl Cafe at about the 2:40 mark, which I was pretty pleased with since some of the run was on trails.
And then we got to enjoy an AMAZING Mexican-fusion-celebratory-brunch!
|long run, good food and new friends are the makings of a great day!|
That was probably the most exciting thing about the run. Just a couple years ago, after running 5 miles my hips would ache like crazy. But as I got stronger, 5 stopped hurting...but longer distances would still get me. After I'd run a half marathon I'd waddle around for days with sore muscles and blisters. But now, I'm at a point in my training where I can do 14 and not feel much of anything. Maybe that's weird to say - but I'm super excited that I didn't feel anything at all! I wasn't sore, didn't have any blisters, I didn't "waddle" or anything. I kept having to remind myself "you just ran more than you've ever run before!" It's a very good feeling, I've got to say.