Another weekend jammed packed with workouts. It all culminated with some fake partner yoga, but I’ll get to that.
The weekend of workouts kicked off with the Thursday Night Social Run. We met up this time at a great local TexMex joint – Chiladas. I got in 4 sweaty & hilly miles.
Afterwards we were being social and it was exciting to talk to a bunch of these folks because some were heading to Deadwood, SD for a marathon/half and others were off to San Diego for a marathon/half there. I hope they all had great races!
On Saturday I got up for my long run, and it got ugly. I had planned to go 8-10, but that didn’t happen. It was so hot and muggy – 90% humidity. Just gross. It was a struggle to run though that pea soup. But I managed to make it 7 miles – I had to – because it put me at exactly 100 miles run in May!
But dude, was I soaked with
sweat glow. It looked like I had jumped in a lake! I think my clothes are still drying. And I know they aren’t daisy fresh.
On Sunday I got up early to meet with some friends to run trails. As we move into the warmer months, the wildlife are getting more active. On the trails today we had to jump over one turtle…and one snake! Luckily it wasn’t a poisonous one, but when you see a snake under your feet, you don’t stop to ask questions – you jump! Haha, I about gave the dude behind me a heart attack. All told, ended up going 6 miles.
After the run, we grabbed a quick bite before going to a power yoga class. It was a really great practice! But before it started we were hanging out when my friend who looks like an elf asked, “You want to do partner yoga?” I replied, “I don’t know how, but sure.” She answered, “Neither do I, let’s make it up.” So we did. Hahaha!
Then other people got in on the gag…
Luckily none of us take ourselves too seriously, or get easily embarrassed, because most of the room was laughing
at with us.
All in all it was a pretty good little weekend of working out. Now I’m sore. I like it that way.
How bout you? See an animals on your runs lately? Ever do partner yoga (legit or not)? Do you have any better names for our poses?
My friend saw a bear while running and I kid you not, I would never run outside again. I’ve seen lots of snakes, foxes, etc though. I just take a very wide berth if I think it’s a copperhead or cottonmouth. I’ve never tried partner yoga but you guys make it look like a blast 😉