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Running in Circles

Tuesday night is track night with Coach Powell.  With this week being spring break, official track practice was cancelled but I still had a workout to do.  6 x 2000 m on 6 minutes/km pace, 90 seconds rest.

My legs are pretty dead right now so I was not confident I would be able to complete this one well.  I thought about not starting it at all.  

The track was quiet and I had most of it myself.  It was warm (10 c) and sunny.  Perfect conditions to get it done.  

I was able to meet all of my 6 intervals at the 6 min/km pace.  I told my self I would quit after 4 intervals, then 5 interval, then I finished my 6th interval.  Mentally it was tough to keep going but I didn't have any commitments after the session so there was no reason to cut it short.  

I rewarded myself with 2 McDonald's cheeseburgers on the drive home and a steak and spinach salad when I got home.  

No one is perfect.  Embrace it.  

Point Grey Track

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