Time to break out the running shoes
We are experiencing two days of spring-like temps and it’s really invigorating. If you close your eyes (so you don’t see the 2-3′ of snow), breathe deep and absorb the sun you can almost believe that it’s spring. Especially if you listen to the water running through the gutters due to the snow melting. Melt, snow, MELT!
So yesterday I went for my first jog outside in 2 months. 3ish miles of taking my life into my hands due to snowbanks impeding on the road. And today I’m going to do it again but with a friend who’s training for an entire marathon! and we’re going for 5ish miles. Tomorrow I’ll need a stretcher.
The training is on for the Vermont City Marathon on Memorial Day weekend. We found out last week that out of 1000 entrants our team was one of the lucky 700 chosen in the lottery. So, like last year, my husband and I will split the marathon by each running 13.1 miles. Also, like last year, we’ll be raising funds for animals in need.
I’m not a collector of things but I’m proud of my bibs. We’ll be adding a couple more this spring before the VCM in May. Running in these events is a huge motivator and incentive to keep in shape.