I did, I really did, but before I get to that, let’s recap the week.
This week saw some crazy up and down weather, but I took it all in stride – literally (see what I did there?). It started on Saturday with a hot and humid 10 mile run at around 8:30 per mile pace.
It continued Sunday with a successful yoga practice.
It went on on Tuesday with a morning 4 miler at about 7:40 per mile pace. Followed by a weight session.
It ran on on Wed with a windy track session. I went 4 miles with an average pace of 7:04 per mile. The 400’s are getting faster by the week – most of them around 80 seconds!
It carried on on Thursday with a weight session followed by a social run. I ran 3.5 miles at a 7:15 per mile pace.
It was great to see some old running friends there. And of course, after the run came the social part where we got to catch up with one another and swap running stories (for some reason my non-running friends don’t want to talk about running all the time).
But what was even cooler to see was a real. life. UNICORN! The route we ran took us by a few fields of wildflowers. There were three or four photoshoots going on in said fields. And one of them was a little girl with a unicorn! I’m sorry I didn’t have my camera to take a pic, but someone did capture a half human half zebra on the run though…
But for reals, the white pony had a sparkly tail and a horn on it’s forehead. Chances are it was a fake horn that was attached to the horse. So I did a quick net search and found the local folks who take the unicorn pics. If you’re interested in taking Unicorn photos, here’s their website. In the meantime, here’s an example of their work…
But maybe not, maybe it was real. I’ve written before about my fascination with North Korea. And it was reported recently that North Korea has found an actual ancient Unicorn Lair.
So who’s to say what’s real and what isn’t. Life’s more fun when you believe anyway.
How was your week’s workouts? Ever see a ‘mythical’ creature? How long do you leave your timing chips on your shoes after a race?
This is awesome. One time during an 18 mile traing run in Sleepy Hollow NY we came up on a real headless horseman. It was their high school mascot for a fundraiser but we laughed about it for several miles. What are the odds?