yeah, i’ve been stalking my erin condren planner. i’m really needing some new planner mojo NOW!
oh, and a race report
i was going to say that i’d write it later, but realized i was being silly. there’s not much to write about! saturday’s 5K was rainy, but a really nice course and the weather was actually sort of refreshing.
i ran with my phone [covered in 2 ziploc bags] and pounded the pavement to girl talk. i enjoyed it — probably a little too much. i actually had energy left for a kick at the end, although i came in 2 seconds behind some chick i started ‘racing’ in the last 0.1 mi. i was pretty happy to see 24:something on the clock as i headed through the finish, but realized i probably could have worked harder during the earlier miles.
yep, i won my age group! we will ignore the fact that i got smoked by a) a 9 year old girl [she came in SECOND in the whole race. what!?] and b) a 45 year old woman.
i wish i had pictures, but i went alone to the race — josh ended up having to spend all friday night in the hospital, so he and annabel had simultaneous naps while i ran.
in summary: i forgot how much i like 5Ks and want to do more! first goal: sub-24. and then we’ll see where i can go from there! i am looking forward to the local half marathon i’m doing in 3 weeks, but i have to admit that the short ‘n’ sweet [and challenging!] 5K can be just as much fun and much lower stress.