I went on a leisurely 3 mile run yesterday in downtown St. Pete.
They’re setting up for this weekend’s St. Anthony’s Triatholon!
Pretty bathing birdy.
Lots of cute doggies at the dog park.
I may never use another treadmill ever again.
I tried to take it easy for this run. I think my body needs a little break from training. This was the first time my knees bothered me a little bit. And I definitely should have worn my compression sleeves as my shins started to yell at me half way through.
I don’t always wear them, but usually do when I run for 3 or more miles. I haven’t noticed a huge difference when wearing them…I still feel the shin splits, but they’re a lot more bearable with the sleeves.
Another essential I have become attached to…
my new Spibelt! It didn’t work well yesterday. The shorts I was wearing cause my shirt to ride up, which also made my Spibelt ride up. But all other times it has stayed put perfectly. I love it. I bought a cheap iPhone holder arm band at Walmart and used that for a while, but I really do prefer this. My arms are free and whichever arm I put the band on always felt gross and sometimes chafed…eck.
In my last post I forgot to mention all the goodies that I got in the IronGirl swag bag.
Ended up throwing a lot away but the food goodies and coupons were definitely appreciated. Props to the volunteers during race packet pick up too…everything was well-organized and even though there were a lot of people it didn’t take me long at all to get my bib, bag and shirt.
I finally got my butt to a yoga class Tuesday and it hurt so good. Also still loving being back at Fit for Fashion! The classes are totally kicking my butt.
Where do you like to run?