Saturday, January 26, 2013

Virtual 5k results!

get ready to race!

On Friday night I completed the Runs For Cookies Virtual 5k. I warmed up and stretched before starting off to do 3.1 miles but my lower calves & achillies tendons were still really tight which lead me to take more walking breaks than I planned on. I ran a good amount and my legs feel good today kinda tight just letting me know "hey! we ran more than we have in a week"

The odd thing was when I first started off my calves felt like they could burst. It's a feeling I can't explain and don't understand why it happens. Once I started running it let up a bit but half way thru my ankles and achillies were getting tight and my legs felt like 100 lbs each!

Overall I had fun and the right music always helps me to push thru the rough patches. Here's my time summary. The calorie burn is bogus it's based on a "national average" I called Epic asking how I can set it to my weight and they said manually on the treadmill you can't but once iFit is set up I will be able to set up a profile. I won't be able to do that until next week.

I had a 17:09 minute mile. It's much slower than my 5k times from last year, but I've been sedentary since September. I completed the 5k and I'm really happy about it!

How did everyone else do?

3 comments:

  1. Great job on finishing despite your legs giving you some issues!! You should be very proud! :)

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  2. :) that's very well done, girl!!!!
    And--I also like that Katie commented on your blog :),cool!

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  3. Congrats on your 5K!! Great job! :-) glad you're loving your treadmill!

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