Yes, I ran 20 miles again. How did it go? Much better that two weeks ago. I got to the lake around 6am but waited a little because it was still very dark and I was not going to run alone in total darkness. Ten minutes later I was cruising along. Great weather. I wore a long sleeve shirt because it was chilly but yet perfect for running.
I did make a few stops along the way but managed to finish in 4:06:20. The best part was that I ran without my iPod. It just so happens that something is wrong with the headphones and I cannot hear the music on the left side. So annoying!!! I was “entertained” with the lakefront view, the sounds from the cars along the lake front, and of course the conversations by the other runners. However, I don’t think I will have all of this at the Hartford Marathon so I definitely need to get a new set of headphones. By the way, my legs feel fine. A little sore but I can actually walk around without limping. Definitely a good sign.
I can’t believe that the marathon is in less than 3 weeks. Yes, I am ready to tackle this race!!!
On a different note, I am making beer bread from “Tastefully Simple”. Yes, it is made with beer and it is THE MOST DELICIOUS bread and so easy to make. Just add a 12 oz. bottle of beer to the mix, stir for 20-30 seconds, spread batter in a loaf pan and bake for 50-55 minutes. I love eating this with spinach dip. This bread is for my book club this afternoon. I will do a taste test and hopefully I won’t eat it all.