|Josh, Momma, Katie, Julia, Rochelle, & Me|
Running 12 was on the training schedule… but Josh and Katie had mentioned running a little longer, they had planned to just run down the canyon back to his house… and my Mom had even said she may want to go 13 or 14. I, on the other hand, was perfectly content to go my 12. LOL.
We took off and Joshie was in the lead, Momma next, then Katie and I, and Julia and Rochelle were just behind us… turns out poor Rochelle was a tad sick… dry heaving, and sometimes, NOT dry heaving. I had no idea… I suck at being in charge of the running group. Julia caught up with us (mom and me) at the fork in the canyon, Josh and Katie had already turned around and headed down, we were stopping to Gu and get water. Julia had mentioned that she wanted to go a little further, like 14 or 15. My mom needed to head back down to the golf course to use the bathroom, but agreed to run back up and meet us up LEFT hand fork. I repeat, LEFT HAND fork! Julia and I took off up LEFT HAND fork and went up a mile and half (remember how I’ve said that the left hand fork doesn’t seem like it’s down hill, well… I lied. You come to realize just how UP-HILL it is when you run UP it…) then turned back around expecting to see my Momma running up… but we never did. hmm. I thought, well maybe she just headed back down, tummy issues must have gotten her. Then I had to stop at the golf course (pizza factory salad bar trip x 2 for lunch day before LR = bad idea) and use the bathroom and we still didn’t see my Mom. I wasn’t too worried, well, until Josh & Katie pull up in his truck in a panic because my Mom isn’t home yet… WHAT?! Fast forward through the drama- My mom and I had a little miscommunication and she went up RIGHT hand fork. Not LEFT hand. She was only about ½ mile behind us. I’m surprised that she didn’t catch us… but considering she ran up right hand fork (WAY MORE STEEP than left hand fork-which is why Julia and I ran up left hand) her poor legs were toast!
the run stats are as follows… 15 miles in 2:23:53, for an average pace of 9:36.
certainly not my best time… but considering it’s my first LR going UP the canyon and I ran 3 more miles than anticipated, I’ll have to just deal with it. Boo.
been foam rolling like it’s no one’s business, took some advil… didn’t have any chocolate milk… had to survive with coffee & lots of creamer (totally the same thing, right?!)
we are off to our nephew’s birthday party this afternoon, then back home and maybe a fun night of bowling and fro-yo with Poshie & Katie. 🙂
Have a fantastic Easter weekend!
I really hope the Easter bunny leaves me some Diet Coke and Diet Dr Pepper!
(I had a vivid dream last night about Diet Coke… it was like reuniting with a long lost love… LOL!)