I can’t believe it is already Thanksgiving! I will be heading home to Alabama on Wednesday and I can’t wait. I haven’t actually been home since February. I have no idea how that happened. I did make my first ever pumpkin rolls for the occasion (and one for P to take home to his family).
It will be a bit of a challenge to follow my new running schedule while I am home (I don’t have great routes and not many sidewalks). I must say I am really excited to have someone give me pace goals and how much to run and when to do it. The plan for this week is a little over 27 miles-continuing to build the base.
Included in that 27 miles in a 5K on Thanksgiving morning. I ran this race 2 years ago and actually placed. But I haven’t run a 5K since June 2011. Yes. One and a half years ago. Obviously not my distance of choice but I know I should be able to beat my PR. I have no idea how to race one of these. I just know I don’t wanna puke and I don’t want to die.
Tell me: How do you prepare for a 5K? Do you warmup? How long? Love or hate this distance? Thanksgiving plans? Do you like seeing my actual schedule and goals each week or is that boring?