I was ready to try a light recovery run on Tuesday. I did some pretty decent short runs on Wed, Thursday as well.
Here's the summary for the week. 18 miles is not bad for a post marathon week.
Saturday was a 'rest' day but actually spent a ton of time on my feet and doing some hiking in pretty hot sunny weather up in Benicia ..which is on the straights of SF Bay that lead up to Sacramento.
We were taken around by our friend, Corrine of Walking the Bay..she's walked the bay trail completely around and is now an expert
If you have never looked at a map of SF, you will see that the estuary goes way WAY up inland all the way there. In olden times this waterway up to Sacramento had huge traffic on it and there was a military base there in the 1850's till the 1950's.
|The straights seen from Benicia State Park, |
Mt Diablo in the distance
There are two bridges over the water about 10 miles apart, both have good pedestrian paths and so I was eyeballing a 20 mile run that would go completely around the straights using both bridges...sound like fun?
|Mark and Albert pausing on the trail|
Sunday I had a notion to go longer..say 10+ and to do 2-3 at temp paces. I got up at 7:15 to try to beat the heat that was coming and was feeling a bit tired. Miles 5-6 I hit the faster paces but I could not hold so I eased up and took it easy again.
Here's the trailing 30 day bar chart of runs/HRs