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Track + Cycling + Catching Fire

21 Nov

1. I have not been to the track since the week of Chicago. Maybe 6 weeks ago? There has definitely been a decline in my speed. Yes I have been recovering but I need to get back to it! Today was that day. I have 8 weeks until RNR Arizona Marathon. There is definite work to be done. I did 8×400. It was ok. It was cold, headwind, and ice on about 20% of the track. It probably could have gone worse! 🙂
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2. I am back to riding my bike to work. The temperature has dropped considerably this week. Miserable. I have gone through 3 or 4 pairs of good cycling gloves in the past year. I had a MT Hard Wear pair forever that I loved and forgot them somewhere. Bought a new pair and started to love them and forgot them somewhere. It is a vicious cycle! The last pair I lost was right before summer so I did not bother to buy another pair.

Now that it is “winter” again and my hands were numb for 15 minutes last night when I got home after just wearing my running gloves…I have decided to buy a new pair! Like tomorrow!

Cold winter cycling tip: wear a pair of latex gloves under your gloves. I did that on my way home from the office this afternoon. Worked like a charm!

3. Who is excited for Catching Fire to start tomorrow??!! I rented Hunger Games this afternoon to prepare to see Catching Fire in the next couple of weeks!

Catching Fire trailer (if you do not know what I am talking about)

What was the last track work out you did?
Are you going to see Catching Fire this weekend??