Work is over rated
There is one truth in this world, work is over rated. Tonight I was supposed to run a work out at the MIT track with Mr. Shea and the rest of the BAA/New Balance Boston hybrid marathon training group but unfortunately things got a little delayed. Long story short I had to stay at work a lot longer than anyone should have to and get some things done for a 7:00 meeting tomorrow. This is a first for me. A 7:00 meeting. I get to work every morning at 7:00 and only about 5% of the people are there and they are not exactly functioning yet. Ok, back on track, had to work late and therefore I headed to the good old Morgan Bowl at Hudson High school for a late night solo 4 x 3200 in the dark and semi-rain. I wanted to hit 5:05 pace for 10:10 but I suck so I couldn't do it. It was a lonely workout to say the least and it would have been nice to have some company to trade off against a heavy wind on the back stretch. Enough complaining, here is the ugly truth from my watch.
2. 5.09 10.15.11
rest 2.18 (supposed to be 2:00 but I just took a lap)
2. 5.06 10.18.67
2. 5.16 10.27.51
(starting to rain for real)
2. 5.07 10.18.19 (last lap was 72.3 hurrah)
I was pretty pissed at the world during this workout. Mostly because I think I could have done this workout with a group with little problem if only required to lead 2-3 miles of the effort. The 8 miles in the wind and crappy conditions with it being pretty dark kind of mentally made me weak. Then I got angry at myself for being a wuss so I really tried to dig in for the last one and hit 5:05. Of course, I could not do it. So not one interval was on pace. Again, not quite sure what this means. I am going to just say it was a solid 8 miles worth of work on a miserable wednesday night and look forward to the weekends workout. Enough belly aching from me.
I am tired and going to bed.
That's all I got.