Last week was busy! Ally started middle school track. They only have 4 meets. The first one got snowed out and the second one almost got rained out. The field events did get cancelled. This week is the district qualifier, I’m not sure how that works since there haven’t been any field events so far.
Ally ran the 400, the 1600 and the 2400. She’s definitely a distance runner, not a sprinter. She came in 1st in the 2400, that race was about 4:30pm, then maybe 7pm she ran the 400 and came in 7th, then finally about 8:30pm ran the mile and came in 2nd place. That 400 was just a warm up for the mile. It was fun and I’m so proud of her! She has been working hard. I know she will have some competition in the district qualifier, so she has work to do this week.
Here she is in the first lap, taking her lead. Once she got out in front she kept the lead. She made it look so easy, but I know she was working hard!
She was in 3rd place for the 1600 until the last 100 meters. I don’t know where she found the boost but she kicked it in gear and finished 2nd. This is the same girl that she came in 2nd place to during cross country. She wasn’t that far behind her, probably should have kicked it in gear sooner than she did.
We had a busy weekend and a busy week ahead. Softball hopefully starts next weekend and she shows her rabbits at the Youth Fair. I’m glad this project is almost over!
Training last week:
Sunday: 3 miles, average pace 7:58. Have no idea where that came from!
Monday: Early morning gym time. Abs, abs and more abs. Was feeling this by Tuesday.
Tuesday: Track, 5 x 1000 meters, with 400 recovery, 8 miles total, average pace 9:17
Wednesday: Rest day. Had intended on getting to the gym but never made it.
Thursday: 5 miles, average pace 9:11
Friday: Gym date with the hubby. We were there at the same time, but different workouts.
Saturday: Rest day. (feels weird)
Last Sunday I was running out of time to make it to the gym. Ally had softball practice in the middle of the day. It was at the park, the sun was out, so off I went for 3 miles. It got warm, quick. And of course our city hasn’t turned the water fountains back on yet. Fortunately I was close to the car and that made me run even faster. That 7:58 pace came out of nowhere. I’m happy to know I can still do it though.
I ran the Dallas Rock N Roll Half yesterday, that recap should be up in a few days!
What are you training for?
Did you race this weekend?
She dresses herself with strength and makes her arms strong. Proverbs 31:17