It's a fun day in the Detroit area - St. Patty's Day! The fun actually started last Sunday with annual St. Patrick's Parade. Big Red & I headed downtown at 10am last Sunday and ran the Corktown Race that starts the festivities of the day off. It used to be a 4 mile run, but was switched to a 5K this year. It had been a while since I ran that distance. According to athlinks, I only ran 2 5K's last year. The last was in May. It was fun to do the shorter race, but I'd forgotten how hard & exhausting they can be. I ran it in 24:40, I minute forty slower than my PR.
After the race we did a quick change in the car and then headed off the Gaelic League for some fun. We ran into so many people that we knew! When I got home, I checked my e-mail and was SO excited to see that my soldier had responded to my first e-mail! She said that she's pretty busy but will write when she can. It made my day!
I've been on a roll with my morning work outs. Today was the third day in a row that I saw 4:30 am. I'm pretty exhausted, but am feeling good about the work outs. Today was the hardest day to get up. I knew that there is a chance that I won't get a run in tonight so I wanted to make sure that I got some sort of work out in. I opted for the cycling class, it was a good class today.
FB is working all day today. I think he had to go in at 6am and won't get home until sometime after midnight. I'll head over to see him tonight after work, and hopefully after a short run.