I received a much anticipated package in the mail this week. It's a racing singlet with a Brooks Hansons Distance Project logo on it. I didn't get it as a reward for hitting a mileage goal or setting a PR. Let's just say I got it because it makes me look fast
Okay, I got a new logo, and a new shirt. So to complete the 'new' trifecta, we just got a new dog in our household. Named her Jia. We picked a Chinese name since the breed originated there, and Jia fit her better than Kong. A couple more actual Chinese dog names we liked but turned down for obvious reasons:
As far as my training goes, I finished my first week of tapering for the Austin marathon. I had to take it easy on my right knee. The month of January kicked my knee's ass (bet you didn't know a knee has an ass) due to a 269 mile month, where almost all of those miles were within 30 seconds of my target marathon pace. My knee finally felt good enough yesterday to push the pace up to a 7:07.
|1/31/2011 Weekly Mileage|
|Mon.||0||80 minutes on Elliptical trainer|
|Sat.||16||8.25 min/mi on treadmill|
You know how after you see a movie they show a gag reel, or bloopers during the credits? Well here's my version. I've got some poses that didn't quite make the cut, but I'm sharing them anyway:
|I think I was going for a speed and power look.|
But I decided the power part was lacking.
|Not sure what I was thinking here.|
Based on my facial expression, I'd
say I was trying to download a brownload.