…signed up for First Night 5K Race in Saratoga Springs NY
…began a training log–and logged 9.7 miles for the week. The 3.4 miles on Sunday consisted of 2 loops of the beautiful Central Park reservoir path, pictured above. A perfect landscape for me, a canopy of trees most of the way to my right, water to my left, and of course, the NY skyline..such a feast, such a blessing to be there.
…read Runners World magazine like it was the Bible
…I saw some videos on proper form for runners. It was a revelation. No wonder I always hated running, ever since I was a small child. I am a ‘heel-striker’…when i began landing on the ball of my foot, I felt as though I was flying.
The master plan: sign up once race at a time, starting with the 5K (3.1 miles) and then sign up for a 10K, half marathon, and finally, the marathon..