I went to my chiropractor yesterday and she worked on my left leg. She could feel a build up of scar tissue so out came “the tool” and one bruised leg later, I felt better. She said that she felt I was getting better, but only upped my mileage to 1.5 miles this week. I have a feeling it is going to be very slow going getting my miles back up, but with all the strength training I have been doing, I’m ok with that.
I went out for a run with my group this morning. It was interval day and we had a good amount of people show. I rode my bike over and did the dynamic warm up with everyone. They were all to be doing 800m repeats today. When everyone started their first 800m run together, I started too, but then just kept going. After three times around our route, I was at my stopping point. I had a great pace (for not running consistently in over two months) at 9:26 and for the most part I felt ok too. It was a cool, but very humid morning and everything was wet from the storms last night. I felt like the hardest part of the run was breathing the moist air; give me dry and cold air any day over this!
After I finished my milage I rode my bike around the route encouraging everyone else to finish strong. Then it was a 2 mile cool down for everyone. I was glad to at least be out on my bike, but I am starting to miss putting in the work with my fellow runners. But my focus now is just getting back to 100%.
Run Club speed work @7am
1 miles warm up run
800m x5 at race pace
2 mile cool down run