Wednesday, June 2, 2010

May Review

May was a great month for running, not so for a few other things.

Starting off, I ran my second 5K of the year and PR'ed by over a minute.  Granted my first race was dead slow, and this one didn't go as planned but a PR is still a PR.  A week later I PR'ed again by over 17 seconds.  Still not what I had hoped for but a PR is a.... oh, you get the idea!

Running also became contagious in the Runners Bug Household. Paige occasionally runs with me.  Jen has started herself, although she mostly walks during her lunch.  She's hesitant about running because of bad knees.  Lastly, Connor has fallen for running and goes "running" every chance he gets.  The kids and Jen enjoyed two races themselves this in May.

My training jumped leaps and bounds in May. I increased my regular run's to around 4 miles, I started a long run on Sundays, and even broke my distance record of nearly 15 years.  I found a great place for my distance runs, and joined the Fleet Feet Running group nearly weekly. Monthly total was 53.1 miles, nearly 20 miles up from April.

For the downside, I developed tendonitis in my right wrist, and had to keep it wrapped for about 10 days.  It's mostly better now but I still have to be cautious with it so that it can fully heal.  Also, I had a truck breakdown and ended up shelling out over $1300 for repairs, leaving me with no money to repair the trucks AC that is out.

All in all it was a great month.

Happy Running Day today.  I'm planning a 3 mile luncher today!


wendy_kresha@charter.net said...

Great monthly miles! And Happy Belated Anniversary!

Anonymous said...

Sounds like a winner of a month to me! I think it's awesome that you've got your whole family on the excercise bandwagon - and even better that the kids think of it as something fun. Happy anniversary!

Heather said...

Great job in May! I think it's awesome that you are inspiring your wife and kids to run and work out to.

Lisa said...

You had a great month!