Saturday's 5 mile run began at 6:30 am, with running club peeps Will and Deshonda along for the fun. We set out together, and although we eventually separated a bit, we almost always could see each other and that made me feel like we were the
Here's a screenshot of our route - I've been using Garmin Connect lately, and it shows your run on the map, which I think is pretty cool. Also? Running 5 miles didn't seem so bad, but looking at this on the map? Dang. That's a looonnnggg way!
Five mile loop
I can tell that I'm getting into some higher mileage calorie burning lately with these long runs, because even though we eat a decent breakfast afterward, I am stomach-growling starving for lunch! Normally, I'll have lunch, but the last two Saturdays, I've wanted LUNCH. After that, I seem to get back to my usual food needs, which is a relief. I'd like to think that eventually, all this running may pay off with a more compact body, but that won't be easy if I eat like a linebacker!
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