October Running | Tuesdays on the Run

Tuesdays on the Run Link Up- every Tuesday we have a new running related topic. Join your favorite running bloggers in linking up each week.

 

Tell us about your October. Did you meet your mileage goals? Find a new trail? PR an A race?

Don’t forget to link up with ErikaMarcia and me too.

Upcoming topics:

  • October 24 Rate Your Month
  • 31 Halloween Races or Scenes from your run
  • Nov 7 Winter motivation
  • Nov 14 Runner’s gift list
  • Nov 21 Thankful
  • Nov 28 Rate your month
  • Dec 5 Favorite Race in 2017
  • Dec 12 Something new you tried in 2017 or want to try in 2018
  • Dec 19 Year in pics/show us your bling
  • Dec 26 Looking back on 2017
  • Jan 2 Goals for 2018

 

October Running

Once the half marathon was off the table, my motivation for miles slid onto the floor as well.

So I’ll have to give October a D when it comes to running.

I am definitely in a running state of mind that anything over 4 miles is just stupid. No offense to those of you who just killed the MCM yesterday.

I wish I could get back to at least tolerating long mileage, but honestly, right now it’s all I can do to get 2-4 miles at a pop in.

 

 

 

I’ve been on the trail a few times and to the gym for the treadmill, but I haven’t been super consistent due to travels (story of my life!).

I pack my running stuff for every trip, it just doesn’t always get pulled out. Le Sigh.

Absolutely no excuse for it.

Anywhooo…

The good news is that I don’t need to do much more than 4-5 miles for the 10Ks I have scheduled, so for once my training motivation lines up with my race schedule.

I am looking forward to the November trip to Disneyland where the last runDisney events on the west coast will happen in November.

Gimme those Super Heroes!

 

Cosplayers on the course of the Avengers half marathon.

 

The Super Heroes race weekend is for sure my favorite, and it will be sorely missed.

Such great support on the courses, such fun, geekiness happening at every turn!

If you missed it, runDisney finally got around to announcing that the west coast races are going on hiatus for 2018.

Personally, I don’t see them coming back, which means this last race weekend is going to be a special one for me. Disneyland is my favorite place in the world, and it’s my favorite place to run as well.

I plan to embrace this last race weekend and enjoy every step!

 

Super Heroes Half Marathon Medals 2017

 

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Patty Holliday


Patty is a 40-ish mother of four living in Virginia. A bit geeky, sometimes sarcastic, lover of a candid confession. She's trying to love running, she swears. But much like her marathon, it’s taking a very long time. Ahem. She's searching for the perfect way to balance family, work, travel, and fitness. Perfect defined as high on fun, low on guilt.

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