Rest assured I have been given back my hijacked Karadise but not before I freaked out and purchased Run Bird Legs Run, which I thought was a pretty good find in rage filled panic search. So now I own both RBLR, which goes to nowhere for the time being, and Karadise is back in the hands of its rightful "owner." At some point I may switch over, but for now we'll remain here. Turns out it's a little more tricky than
Things have been busy per usual. Having the weather be sunny and 70 here in NorCal has only added to the activities on my "must do" list. I've actually been home every weekend since the race which is a big change. They have been filled with trips to the beach, not running, beers with friends (IRL and blogger kind alike), hikes, brunches and not running some more. I am continuing my tour-de-CA with four trips this week. Two day trips for work, a trip to Tahoe this weekend for fun/work and a two day trip to San Diego at the end of next week. All that plus LOTS O BASKETBALL this week. Go Ducks!
I have been keeping up on yoga, Abs challenge and getting in a few short runs here and there but this weekend will kick off the re-training for Big Sur. with my first double digit run. I am going to take this training cycle a littler easier then Napa Valley. I am planning to run Big Sur with Tritreats at a conversational pace and just take in the beauty of the course. Then I'll gear back up the speed for New York! That still means long runs but I am only planning on one 20 miler and not as much pressure on hitting certain times for training runs. MFR and I have decided not to do Wildflower this year. I am really loving running this year and don't want the pressure of "having to tri train." And also this:
|The California drought is not a joke people|
In other news, This! Kara Goucher with Oiselle. I've loved me some Kara for so many years and was a tad bit heartbroken when I heard she was leaving Portland. But to hear that she is now with my favorite running apparel company, (possibly just favorite company) is like
With that I am off to hike the hills of Tahoe and buy ALL the Oiselle threads.