I dunno, guys. I’m feeling a little bereft.
Not that I’m generally one to have a super-packed race schedule or anything, but as of this weekend I’ve knocked out all my races for the first half of the year. I don’t technically, actively have anything to train for until September. What do I do now???
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This certainly doesn’t give me license to slack off on training. Those races in September include a 20 miler and a full marathon, so I need to use this time to build up my mileage slowly and wisely. And I will. But without anything to dangle the more immediate carrot I’m going to need to get a bit creative motivating myself.
One thing I plan to do is get myself a sneaker fitting. Yes, AGAIN. I’m not sure I’ve found my perfect match just yet. Don’t get me wrong, I love the Ravennas and I still think they were instrumental in keeping me from exacerbating any injuries during last year’s fall/winter race season. But the Nike Vomeros fit sooooo nicely. They feel good in a way the Ravennas don’t quite.
So I’m gonna carve out some time this summer to go sneaker hunting. Right now I have the following on my list to try out: the new Ravenna and Vomero models, Brooks Launch and Ghost. Any other suggestions out there for a weirdo with one support foot and one neutral foot?
While I ponder my options, please ponder this roundup.
– Darlin’ Rae explains how the host city can make all the difference in your race.
– Running, Loving, Living discusses how to cope with injuries.
– The Disney Tourist Blog considers the options when planning when to go to WDW.
– Disney In Your Day attends the new Star Wars Fireworks Dessert Party in the Studios.
– Speaking of the Studios, Mouse on the Mind may be moving in.
– The Disney Blog thinks Disney should maybe build near D.C. or something and I’m like HELL YES.
– WDW for Grownups lists some of WDW’s more excellent chocolatey snacks.
– Living A Disney Life dives into the history of those recently erstwhile Disney Dollars.
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