|St Croix Valley Rec Ctr (Stillwater|
Bubble). Skating, soccer, & more.
Whining: The right hip flexors spoke up in the last mile or two, but this is not likely to be a problem. In fact, history says that the hip flexors will probably not be a problem in the marathon if they do yell a little during the long training runs.
This was a great run! I was very tired after hours of snow clearing and other errands yesterday, but today I felt fully recharged. I changed direction every mile, took water every two miles, and downed a Clif Shot Mocha gel (w caffeine) at miles 4 and 8.
Splits: 20:31 (2 mi), 10:01, 10:02, 9:59, 10:14, 20:16 (2 mi), 10:01, 10:17, 10:07, 10:09, total 2:01:39, average pace 10:08.