Today was our annual time trial. We ran around 4:30 pm, aka the hottest part of the day. Of course, it was the hottest day of the past three weeks 😉 88 degrees that felt like 90 because of the humidity. Gross.
Our time trial course is two figure eight loops. By the end of the first loop, I was already dead, and I tried to quit, but my coach wouldn’t let me. On the second loop, I was pretty much jogging slower than my long run pace, but I somehow managed to finish in 18:58. 18 seconds slower than last year, but it was also a lot hotter and I haven’t had the greatest last few weeks of training. I’ve had one good run (yesterday) in the past two weeks. So all things considered, 18:58 isn’t that bad. I’m still a little mad, though, because I was the third girl to finish. One friend ran a freaking 18:22 and another friend ran 18:48. Sheesh.
I tried out my new spikes during the time trial, and they were pretty comfortable. My feet were on fire, though; that always happens when it’s above 70 degrees.
I got two new pairs of trainers!! Switching things up from the Mirage; I got one pair of Saucony Guide 7s and one pair of Mizuno Wave Inspire 10s. I’m really excited to start running in them.
I have a ton of work to do before school starts; I’ve spent probably 20 or 25 hours on my math assignment and still haven’t quite finished. I also have my EE and Common App. Fun stuff.