The holidays are officially here. And with that comes a lot of blown diets. I know I blew mine for sure. The good thing is that I stuck to my workouts for the week, even though I was still feeling under the weather.
I also ran my first ever Manchester Road Race Thanksgiving morning. My dad had been after me for years to at least come walk it and now that I’m running, I decided to give it a try. It’s about 4.7 miles and I figured my time would be around 47 minutes… Part of me hoped I’d squeak in under 45 minutes to seed for next year. Little did I know what running with 15,000 other people was like. This is a race to enjoy and burn some calories before you stuff yourself with turkey, not a race to worry too much about your time. I enjoyed it (and was also frustrated by it) but the verdict is out on whether I will do it next year. Continue reading