• 30m
  • 1.80 miles
  • 16m 40s /Mi

Walk/jog around the subdivision. Have to hit 70 miles before midnight tomorrow!

  • 2h 20m
  • 36.00 miles
  • 15.43 Mi/hr

Bike club ride

We are supposed to lead a 25 mile ride for the bike club today. Part of the ride initially involved a canoe/kayak trip after the biking on Sugar Creek. But the creek is very low with lots of log jams and covered in duckweed. I don't think we'll be doing any kayaking today.

It's starting to feel like fall and the leaves are beginning to change color. Where did 2013 go?

  • 1h 42m
  • 8.45 miles
  • 12m 04s /Mi

Very nice run today, took a one minute walk break every mile

  • 45m
  • 8.00 miles
  • 10.67 Mi/hr

Steve and I drove over to Jacksonville to check out a mtb trail I had been hearing about. It was easy to find. There were supposed to be about 4miles worth of trails. Signage was really good, easy to get around. We rode trails 2, 3, 4 and 5 but oddly there did not seem to be a trail 1. ????

Pretty easy trail, nothing very technical but I'm fine with that. It was carved out of bottom land that runs along a pretty good sized creek. I imagine this trail system is flooded most of the spring.

After our mtb ride, we checked out a new winery that opened about three weeks ago in New Berlin. This place is in the middle of cornfield-nowhere land. Really nice place though. We sat in an outdoor area. There were about 20 people there. Everyone was friendly. Steve tried a couple of their reds, I stuck with the whites.

  • 35m

25 crunches
25 bicycles
25 leg lifts
25 scissors
25 hip raise
1 minute planks

6 PM
Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred, Level 2

5 rounds of:
20 lunges
10 pushups

Got one of those fasting blood tests this morning. Already hungry.

  • 19m 24s
  • 1.57 miles
  • 12m 21s /Mi

Today is supposed to be a rest day but legs were tight in that need-to-move-them kind of way, so jogged up to the ATM to get cash for the cleaning lady.

  • 1h 07m
  • 5.45 miles
  • 12m 17s /Mi

Met Karen at Washington Park for a nice run.

  • 45m
  • 3.78 miles
  • 11m 54s /Mi

Legs are still tired but felt good to get out and move.

  • 12m

5 rounds of
10 pushups
10 sit ups
10 air squats

  • 07m

25 crunches
25 bicycle
25 leg lifts
25 hip lifts
25 scissor kicks
1 minute plank

  • Yoga
  • 05m

Some sun salutation stuff to try and work some of the stiffness out

So after getting in a car and driving 1 1/2 hours right after cx, i hurt in places I had forgotten. Took an aleve before going to bed last night, had a feeling this morning would not be a running morning. Back, shoulders, arms, hips and legs are pretty sore and tight. My planned 3-mile run will just have to wait.

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