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Speed Run, Friends, Kids, Track & Derby Time!

April 29, 2014

I met up with Melissa, Rachelle and Scott for my morning run. It was cold!!! Back to 30 degrees. We started off at a nice and easy warmup, then picked it up to a moderate pace. At about 4 1/2 miles we began a 3.2 tempo run. My first mile was around a 5:56, the 2nd mile was a 5:50 and the 3rd was a 5:45… I don’t wear a Garmin watch so Rachelle gave me my times when she finished with the tempo. We ran a mile as a recovery and then I ran a 5 minute tempo. My legs were tired. When we finished, I finished off with 3 strides and headed home to get the girls ready for school. I ran about 10.6 miles in 1:17.50. A good run.
Once the girls were at school, I went to South Valley Gym and did my 20 minutes of weights (minus my youngest- she likes going to the gym because her grandma works there).

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I came home from dropping my youngest off at joy school and noticed my front door was open…

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I had that eerie feeling for just about 30 seconds before it dawned on me that if anyone were to break in… There is nothing to steal or they needed it more than I did. Really… A person would be there for about a minute before they would realize there is nothing of value here. πŸ™‚
This morning a few of us went to our friend/neighbor to wish her a happy birthday… She is so much fun and I am so glad she moved in down the street!

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We (Camille, Megan, Stephanie and Nancy) then came over to hang out… I actually watched a few extra kids today (for a couple of friends) for a little while so my friends decided to come hang out with me. It was nice… We just let all the kids play…
At track we had our team pictures…

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This obviously is not the actual picture… I just took a quick shot while everyone was getting ready. For practice the distance runners went on a mile warmup then a mile tempo (hard pace). I had them run on effort not based on time. First off it was windy today and secondly, the kids had a hard workout yesterday. I very rarely give the kids 2 hard days in a row. You have to be careful not to cause injury or over fatigue. After their tempo, they ran 3 400’s on a hard pace. As I mentioned, it was windy and I didn’t keep their times. They went back out with a mile recovery and ran a mile tempo. So they finished off with a fast pace.

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They were tired but many of them felt good for after doing a speed.
After dinner, we (the girls, Corom and I) went to pack night for scouts. It was the Pinewood Derby… Yeah. It is some serious stuff. πŸ˜‰

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I seriously hung out near the treats all night… Bad news! All the kids had fun!
Now it is time to go to bed. πŸ˜‰

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