Phew - hot out there today ☀️ and a tough run but I did it 😀
Ran my trusty route and kept urging myself on each time it got hard, to get to the next shady stage.....Actually the extra 3 minutes felt a lot longer than I thought maybe because I finished running further along the route than I thought I would.
Kept my pace steady, had a few slugs of water, fought a few demons, shouted encouragements to myself a few times ("come on girl, you can do this"!!), had a bit of a sing-a-long......you know all the usual things us finely honed athletes do when we are out running 😂😂
Oh and McFitty, I remembered your post about clearing out cupboards as you ran so tried to do some mental tasks too!
Feel really tired and have aches in new places after today (bum, backs of thighs - what's that all about?). My calves still give me a hard time but nothing like the first few weeks where they positively squealed in rage 😂 so there are noticeable improvements even if I am still an out of breath, red faced snail...
btw - the music was awful today - really struggled with it - hope W9 has something better to offer...
Run 2 on Thursday - going to be hot again!