The day of all the days… FRIDAY!
I’m super pumped today because I have some fun things planned for the weekend – pumpkin carving, a massage, and a date night! I can’t wait. 🙂
My plan for this weekend’s long run is roughly 13 miles (though knowing me, I’ll go that extra .1 to say it was a half marathon) and I’m especially excited because I got a new pair of shoes!
I got these a few weeks ago knowing my old Adidas Boosts were almost done for – and after this past weekend’s 18 miler, I knew it was time to retire them. My knees started killing me (and that’s not a typical ailment of mine unless my shoes are done for). May they rest in peace – they carried me through my first marathon back in March and I know this second pair will get me through my next. Yipee.
They are literally the exact same shoe but in a different color. I’m thrilled! And last night’s run was proof that I needed a new pair! Granted, it was just four miles and not 18, but still, everything started feeling back to normal. Also I took a rest day yesterday. By rest day, I mean I worked (sat in a desk chair all day), napped and watched TV. So yeah, a rest day it was.
And as I discussed on my IG picture last night, new shoes = faster pace. Every time I have a new pair I run fast. Funny how that works, right? 🙂 It was also frigid for the first time in a while this year so I whipped out my trusty ear/head/whatever band. Cute. I need to buy more of things like this.
Last night’s lovely and much needed run was followed by a trip to the store to purchase pumpkins for tonight’s carving but I was totally sidetracked by these:
You’re darn right I bought them. They.Are.So.Good.
Do you think you go faster with a new pair of running shoes?
What is your favorite cold running gear?
What brand of shoes do you run with? Isn’t it amazing how many different kinds are out there? It’s like there’s a shoe for EVERYONE! 🙂 And Sarah, I don’t know how you work surrounded in all of the wonderfulness that is NEW RUNNING SHOES!! I’d have no paycheck. 🙂 But I see that yours goes to races! 🙂 I don’t blame you!!
P.S. Have a fabulous weekend. It’s an order from this girl.