(i) = indoors.
Did the whole thing on the treadmill, which kinda sucked.
My weather app said “Feels like 4 degrees” so spending almost two hours running alone in the cold was not in the cards.
Starting off easily at over 10min/mile pace, I gradually increased the pace so that I averaged about 9:25/mile over the 11.5 miles.
The worst part about running 11.5 on a treadmill: most treadmills at gyms are programmed to max out at a one hour time limit. That meant that after six miles I had to stop and restart the treadmill. As Jessie reminded me, it was not much different than waiting at a stoplight while running outside, but it was annoying.
While last week’s 10 miler left me with a nice runner’s high, I was completely wasted after this run. Legs aching, IT band pulsing, head pounding. Thank goodness tomorrow is a rest day.
Recovering post run: