Finally, I’ve been running in the morning!! Just one day before I finish up Week 3 with a 10.31k this a.m. Things are so much better for me going out in the morning, one namely being that I don’t have to suffer in as much heat this time of year. The puddle of sweat on the front of my shirt was just that — more of a puddle than a lake. Also, everyone (Everyone meaning about max. 2 runners I might see around 7am once this week!) is friendlier as it is common for “Good morning”s to be exchanged. I know this is a phenomenon from running in years passed. There is a kind of mild rapport between people up this early and high on endorphins from exercise. It almost seems awkward not to say something on a trail (next to a main highway of course), even in a fairly big city.
I can’t say that I’ve been back to my beloved gravel roadside route though. Should be getting back there this week. I’m still sitting at 6mins/kilometer though, 6:02 to be painfully precise. I made that pace today for my 10.31k which took me 01:02:15. Yep. In 22 degrees Celcius heat, not bad. Not complaining about that, but I want to get out at least 30 minutes earlier to start at 20. I’ll be so spoiled.
Longest run coming up tomorrow is going to be 18k. Nice long, early Sunday morning run 😀
Today’s song is: Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant.