Sunday morning, I woke up to some balmy weather. It was in the low-60s. In Maryland. In December. Craziness.
I knew that this weather called for a run outdoors. Kevin, Oscar and I decided on a 4-mile loop up around Patterson Park, through Fells Point, and then back to Canton by way of the harbor-side path. It was a great run and the warm breeze felt awesome.
I am so happy to say that I didn't feel my hamstring at all. This is a first because I have been "feeling" it during my runs and workouts since the marathon - back on November 9th. What a nagging injury!
My time off from longer distances, pushing my pace and races has really helped it heal. Lets hope it stays away for good!
I have been researching some races for 2009 and will be posting my plans soon. To make sure I stick to everything. Not sure if I am ready to commit to another marathon...yet, but I am definitely up for some half marathons and an off-road duathlon!
On to some exciting news. I was contacted a few weeks back by Vita-mix to see if I wanted to try out their Vita-Mix 5200 blender. um - of course I said I would LOVE too. How cool was it to get the blender in the mail a few days after Christmas!!?! The COOLEST thing ever!!
"The Vita-Mix 5200 is built to outperform and outlast any other kitchen appliance on the market."
I am itching to get outta work today, unpack this powerful thing, and put it to work!
It is a short work week for me - just two days - and then another 5-day weekend. For new years eve, we are heading down to the beach to celebrate with friends. Looking forward to a few days away to relax...
What are your new year's eve plans?!