It’s hot here right now. OK, let me rephrase that. It feels like the surface of the sun here. I’ve never hidden my dislike of Virginia summers. And yet, it seems like every summer I find myself on a training plan that requires lots and lots of miles. Will I never learn?
I live in an awesome place to run. You can run by the monuments, you can run out to Mount Vernon on a trail, you can run the (apparently very shady) Capital Crescent Trail. My run could look like this:
But unfortunately, mostly it’s looked like this:
But that’s ok, I’m catching up on my movies and books and I’m getting the miles in. And someday it won’t be so hot that I feel like my brain is melting…
Also, here are the topics for the next few weeks. I’ve apparently decided to be a slacker this summer, so I totally didn’t realize we were out of topics…
Tuedays on the Run topics for August:
8/2: Olympics. What running events will you watch? Who are you rooting for?
8/9: Running/Race Day Mishaps. Ever have a race go wrong? Forget something? Tell us!
8/16: Race photobombs. Share yours!
8/23: Race memorabilia (bibs, medals, heat sheets, etc) what do you display? Toss? Donate?
8/29: Your fall race calendar