Checked the weather before I headed out on my run. 41 degrees/35 degree windchill (5/2 C). The air was crisp, there was little to no wind, and the sky was completely open...not a cloud to be seen.
I turned off the interval timer on my Garmin, and decided to just run until I needed to walk....rinse, repeat. Basically that meant I ran all the uphills and downhills...and took small walk breaks in between.
I thought my time would be pretty darned good.
I felt good running, and that's what counts right now. In my DailyMile post I said "Oh well, they need people to run in the back of the pack too, right?"
This half marathon in a couple of weeks won't be a PR, by any stretch of the imagination....but it will feel good to get it done. Full marathon training starts April 20th. Hopefully I'll have my orthotics in by then, and will actually feel like I can start training for real.
(5 miles, 11:42 overall average pace)