04
01

2010
9:15
PM

Today is Thursday, April 01, 2010, and it is a good day for a run.

April fool’s, and the trick that I got played on me today was Mother Nature springing (you see what I did there) a twenty-degree jump up the thermometer. When I checked the weather widget before lunch today, it told me 80 degrees, and it was still going up then.

Don’t get me wrong, I understand that almost everybody was in love with the weather today. I, however, had seven miles to run on legs (and lungs) that were definitely used to temperatures below sixty. There was a wind again today, but instead of being an obstacle, like on Tuesday, it was actually welcome when I felt it; it was a nice cooling factor, and not nearly as strong as last time.

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03
30

2010
7:56
PM

Today is Tuesday, March 30, 2010 and it is a good day for a run.

One last run before March wraps up to cap off my record mileage month and put me over the century mark—including today’s seven miles, I am at 104 for the month. And I only have progressively longer runs on the schedule to look forward to in April, so it could become the new record holder right away. From an official mileage-logging perspective, my weeks start on Monday, but if you consider it from a 7 consecutive days perspective, I’ve done 33 miles in the past seven days, which is probably my longest 7-day stretch with the exception of marathon week last year, which only beats it out because of that .2 on the end.

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03
18

2010
9:25
PM

Today is Thursday, March 18, 2010, and it is a good day for a run.

Ah, Thursday speedwork. You never make it easy for me. As if seven miles of intervals wasn’t tough enough, life had to conspire to make it even harder.

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