1. I do like running on the treadmill. I watch TV and/or listen to music on my iPhone. I like it even more when I need to do speedwork because it keeps me on track. I’ve read in several places to set it at 1% incline. Here is the link to a conversions chart. When I do speedwork I set it at 7.5 (since I am “supposed” to run them at an 8 minute mile) but according to the chart I am actually running them at an 8:20 minute mile. What? I guess I need to crank it up to 1%. However, I recently read a post on Become a Better Runner! from Women’s Running Magazine (tip #21) that states to up the incline to 3%. Yikes!!
2. Last week I saw “Spirit of the Marathon II”. I can honestly say I liked it a lot and found myself a few times in tears. Watching the movie inspired me to run another marathon. I know I’ve signed up for the Goofy Challenge in January but I am not looking at it as a “real” marathon or to PR but more as a challenge since I’ll be running a half marathon the day before and to have fun running through Disney.
3. And something not running related, I am upset that the San Antonio Spurs lost Game 6 on Tuesday. I was really hoping they’d beat those cocky Miami boys. Let’s hope they win today! By the way, did you happen to see that cute little kid, Sebastien de la Cruz, singing the National Anthem at Games 3 &4? Oh my! I am embarrassed to admit that I STILL don’t know all of the words to the National Anthem. I can sing a few words to it and do so at my races but that’s it.
Just Keep Running!