Monday Running Update


Last Week:

  • Monday –  Finally some nice running weather. I ran after work run and followed it with a short trip to the gym

like my matchng socks?

  • Tuesday – Just a rest day with a walk with BFF at the mall
  • Wednesday – ran with Natalie (our first time running together) before my first STEM running session as a volunteer this season.  It was exciting to meet the new runners and new volunteers.

  • Thursday – met Alyssa for my last run before the half. We decided to run in Washington Park which I used to run in all the time when I worked nearby. 

we ran by the new mobile Vietnam Wall

Unfortunately. I tripped during that run and went down pretty hard in my shoulder and both knees. Lots of blood (Oh and I was wearing white running shoes) and soreness. But I washed myself off and we continued 2 more miles.  Then I bought some antiseptic and bandages and went to the movies with a friend.

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good & very true to the book

  • Friday – Pretty sore and banged up.  Luckily it was my rest day anyway. Played mah jongg in the evening.
  • Saturday –  Lots of errands and doing stuff around the house.  Did managed to meet a friend in Saratoga and pick up my racket packet.


  • Sunday – Ran my 21st Half Marathon – the Saratoga Palio Half Marathon.  The predicted heavy rain held off, only had light rain on and off which helped with the humidity.  This is a very popular local race so I saw so many runners that I knew.  It wasn’t a PR and I wasn’t trying for one.  But if I didn’t  have a nose bleed from miles 10-12, I might have come closer.

2:11:56 – 3rd in my age group

24.7 miles done with 4 runs and 3 rest days.

This Week:  

  • Monday Turkey Trot Training group run (3 slow miles)
  • Tuesday –  rest, tennis
  • Wednesday –  3 mile run with a friend + volunteering with STEM group
  • Thursday –  4 mile run with a friend, dinner out with a friend
  • Friday –  rest, mah jongg
  • Saturday – LSAT proctoring, LSD? or
  • Sunday 5K race + more miles?? or boating
Once again, I am linking up for the Weekly Wrap hosted by these wonderful bloggers Holly @ HoHoRuns and Tricia @ MissSippiPiddlin.   See rules here.

Happy Running! How is your running going?  Any races?


21 thoughts on “Monday Running Update

  1. I am glad the soreness cleared and you could run such a great race! Aside from the nose bleed, it is fantastic! What a great time 🙂 Congrats on the AG you can add to the collection.


  2. Sounds like you had a great week. Sorry to hear about your little spill. I fell face down on the pavement over the summer when I was out running. I tripped over an uneaven sidewalk. I haven’t ran down that street ever since. I hope you heal up quickly.


  3. I’m sorry to hear about your fall and the nosebleed. I hope this week is very uneventful! Congrats on half #21 and the AG placement. I think you still had an excellent finish time! It’s been so long since I’ve run a half. I’ll need some practice before December! Thanks for linking, Darlene.


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