This weekend was a great one for running where I set all kinds of new personal records. Saturday morning I ran my longest run to date — 11.04 miles. I ran this near-half-marathon distance not only without stopping for water or a breather, but in record pace (average of 7:48/mile or 7:49, according to the below chart; I’ve noticed that Nike+ sometimes contradicts itself depending on how you’re viewing the data):
It was an awesome run and I felt really good throughout and at the end. It was a Team in Training run at the Niskayuna bike path. What’s Team in Training, you ask? It’s an organization that’s helping me prepare for my marathon while I raise money to fight blood cancers. And yes, you can help!
So Saturday night following my run I went out on the town with Hugh, Jami, Alexis, and Ryan, then woke up Sunday and clocked in another 7.09 miles (average pace: 7:56), bringing my 2-day weekend total to more than 18 miles, and my weekly total to a record 33.21 miles with only 4 runs: