2012 Miles

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Long Run Ramblings

Something about long runs make me want to blog. Today was suppose to be a 14 mile run but my belly made me stop : ( It was super cold at the start (14 degrees) but I was not that cold. I wore too many clothes so I ended up getting hot at the end. I think that is one reason I wanted to stop to. But I kept on going when the other girls stopped at their 9 miles. However, it wasn't long after that my belly really started hurting so I headed back and settle for 11 miles.

Cold weather takes a beating on my body. The cold I am can handle in terms of temperature but the cold makes my joints ache and I have more GI issues in the cold. I am ready for a nice warm run! 40 degrees would be wonderful.

I also wore my compression socks outside but I don't think I am going to like running in them. They were great for extra warmth but I think they are going to be more recovery for me. This week was a little "low" in mileage because I did extra cross training due to some soreness from my speed workouts. Oh well! When the body says take it easy you listen.


  1. I always tend to thing of blog posts on my long runs!! :) Yes, you definitely should listen to you body...good call! Nice run in the cold today! :)

  2. I did my lomng "run" today, it was indoor on a 1/12th mile track, but its above the normal workout area, so I people watched everyone below, it actually made it interesting

  3. Hope it warms up for you soon! I think of so many things to blog about while I'm on my long runs so I know what you mean! lol

  4. We have to find that happy place when we are running ... so I usually have a blog all written in my head before I even get back to the house lol. And yes, must listen to the body! --- Sometimes I feel guilty for cutting a run short, but it's better than getting injured!

  5. I just stumbled across your blog. It's great!

    I have never been a fan of compression socks. They are just uncomfortable to me.