I’m always pretty worn out come Monday from my weekends. I think we need to make Monday’s a national sleep in day. Yes, I know we’re supposed to sleep in on the weekends, but runners (and parents) don’t seem to have that luxury.
Saturday I got up and ran 10 chilly/windy miles with one of the pups. Why did I run ten? I dunno, sounded good.
That evening I got called to work with the TV broadcast of the FC Dallas match vs. Portland Timbers. If you don’t know, when I’m not exercising, I’m a TV producer guy. This gig called for me to stand at midfield and watch soccer.
I’ve played soccer since toddler days and it’s still my favorite sport. So this is a pretty sweet gig for me.
The next morning I was going to get up and run with group on some trails, but I didn’t get up in time for their start. No biggie, I was able to get 4-5 miles on the trails by my lonesome. I hadn’t been on the trails in a while, and I loved it. It’s so awesome to run in nature.
I’m so glad to be re-introducing trail and track running back into my routine. It’s so great to mix it up! And so beneficial too.
Afterwards I went to the Lululemon yoga class, where get this, a lady had a newborn baby on her mat. It was kind of cool to see the baby looking around as her parents did yoga over them. That is until the baby got fussy and they had to step out. Anyways, it was a good class and I did some poses I had never even heard of before. Reverse tree/eagle anyone?
And of course the weekend also included some doggy/kiddy walks. The boy even collected some flowers along the way.
How bout you? Do you like trail running? Are you a soccer (football) fan? Would you accept flowers from a boy in a shark shirt?