Anniversary Spot 3

Hey guys. It’s been another cold week, in more ways than one.

Below zero is the theme nearly every night lately, and today the HIGH temp ranged from 3 above to 1 below, depending on where I looked.

I’ve also felt rather rotten. (I know, just what you want to hear about… phlegm! I’ll keep it brief.)

I came down with a cold last Sunday, which wasn’t great for my running plans. I still got in a long run and some miles, but I definitely rearranged things to sleep a little extra during the week. I have to remind myself that this is smart even though I know it is. I still have many weeks to train, and getting better will certainly help my training the most.

But before I get to the running, it’s time for the spot.


I’m glad the winter of five years ago was a little more moderate than 2014. February 7, 2009 wasn’t a warm day, but it was all of 20 degrees — which sounds fine right about now!

My husband and I celebrated five years on Friday, which seems like a formidable milestone. Five years is a long time for anything when you’re in your twenties. šŸ™‚

Happy Anniversary JR. Here’s to many more.




February 3 – February 9 Training

Monday – rest
Tuesday – 3.3 miles easy in 32:00 with 5 x :30 strides, HR 163
Wednesday – 3.35 miles in 30:00 with 2 miles @ GHP 8:30, 1 x 400m @ 7:50
Thursday – rest
Friday – rest
Saturday – 10.07 miles in 1:35:00 with 4 x 1 mile @ 8:49, HR 167
Sunday – About 4 miles, outside and easy / un-timed

Total – 20.7 miles

About Lisa

Hi, I'm Lisa. Dairy farmer's wife and Minnesotan to the core, I write about rural farm life, running down country roads, and the food, faith, and family that bind everything together. Follow along on my journey.
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2 Responses to Anniversary Spot 3

  1. Happy anniversary! 5 years felt like a big milestone to me too. šŸ˜‰

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