“Baseball is 90% mental, the other half is physical,” Yogi Berra, the famous player, coach, and manager once observed. This week, I learned — somewhat painfully — that much the same could be said about running. Details on my week of training, and the Reston Ten Miler, after the break.
Despite some unplanned schedule changes, this last week went well, and ended on a positive note. My weight continues to be a challenge, and we’re just a week away from my first long distance race of the season, the Reston Ten Miler. All the details after the break.
Time is growing short — just 47 days to the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Race (and only 12 until the Reston Ten Miler). The week saw signs of Spring, Summer, and then back to Winter before wrapping up. In a first, I managed to complete all of my planned training runs. But circumstances interfered with yoga and my strength training, for which I paid a bit of a price. Here’s a recap of my week, and a look forward — and don’t miss the linkup to fellow runner’s musings on their training for the week. On the whole, it was …