Three Things Thursday

1. My oldest daughter turns 16 tomorrow!! She passed her written and driving tests, so tomorrow — she gets her driver’s license!! So proud of her!!

kylie driving

2. My son is running track. LOVE!

relay track

3. Work conference goodie bag item.

homicide pen

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Tempo Track Tuesday

Tonight’s tempo track workout:

2 miles warm up

2 x 6 min at 5k pace with 4 min active recovery between sets

1 mile cool down

***I set off tonight with Meghan and Marti from the Sehome HS parking lot to the WWU track.  They were each doing mile repeats, so I was on my own once we got there.  I started right away.  We had a huge headwind on one side of the track, which meant a tailwind (I think) on the other. 😉

After I finished my run, I checked my split times for each 6 minute set.  I was so thrilled with my times:

1st – 6 min tempo:  6:49

and

2nd – 6 min tempo:  6:53

Total mileage: 5.35 ~~~ Total time: 45:29:02 ~~~ Average pace: 8:30

VEGAS in 12 DAYS!!

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ps… since you all know how I love pictures::

~~Me and Meghan on HER 30th bday~~

pps ~~GOOD LUCK this Sunday Meghan ~ Running the Seattle 1/2 Marathon!

Terrific Track Tuesday

How could track tonight not be terrific with these awesome feet?!?

***Yeah — I know, I’ve been sick (as in – just yesterday and I shouldn’t be pushing my luck …), but my feet weren’t sick!  In fact, I think they did quite well considering!

Tonight’s workout:

2 mile warm-up

6 x 800 @ 5k pace with 2:00 min active recovery

1 mile cool down

Splits on my 800’s:: 6:53, 6:57, 6:43, 6:39, 6:46, 6:40

Total mileage tonight:  7 miles.  Average pace: 8:41.

Special thanks to Meghan for busting out some fast repeats with me (although she was doing 400’s)!