I AM TIRED. Crazy busy weekend, and I am just pooped, and feeling like in case I’m super careful, I’m going to be very sick, very soon. And let’s be honest, I don’t have the time to be sick right now. So that you’re up to date, let’s recap the weekend.
Friday – War Horse at the Queen E. WOW. Talk about an amazing play/musical. Obviously, the book was better, and even the movie was more touchy feely than the play, you were more invested in Joey the horse, and plays can NEVER cover all points, otherwise we’d be in those super duper uncomfy seats for hours on end…Anyways, totally getting off topic, but moral of the story, this play is worth seeing. And because of how the puppetry is done, it’s probably a better play to be seated farther back, rather than close to the stage, to get the full affect. Either way, amazing, highly recommend.
Saturday – 5Peaks Buntzen! With a rainfall warning! There’s many words to use to describe yesterday, but my favorites are mucky, sloppy, squishy, and wild. I was dreading this race when the weather report came out, absolutely dreading it. The reason I showed up to run, other than the fact that I had paid for the series, well, the reason was my friends, my trail family. And despite the ugly weather, they were out in full force. And despite the dread, the run was SO.MUCH.FUN. My greatest strength on trails is downhill technical running, and this course is a very technical trail for the most part, so I took advantage. My body felt really great, for the entire run, no knee issues(!!) and I lovedddd running this race. Well maybe like 90% of it, the last 3-4kms kinda sucked, I was being chased so I kept my foot on the throttle (literally) and my left foot started aching in the arch and up into the ankle.
And that brings us to today, Sunday, when I’m supposed to be recovering from a road half at the Surrey Marathon. Well, I’m not. I didn’t run this morning, at all. I took a DNS in hopes of not injuring my foot further, and being able to still race Baker Lake on Saturday. I did still head out onto the Surrey course to support my friends, in particular, my good friend Nikki. And as much fun as I had spectating and cheering for multiple twitter peeps, Langley Running Room peeps I’ve met through Nikki, and of course random strangers, it was a nasty day, and I’m now feeling the effects of two days of being out in the gross weather for over 10 hrs this weekend.
Yep, I’m feeling it.
So, now you know what’s up with me.
AND one final reminder, tonight’s the LAST CHANCE to enter my Lake Padden Trail Half Contest!! Had fun at Buntzen yesterday? Don’t wait trail racing season to end? It doesn’t have to! This is a great race just across the line in Bellingham. Padden Party!!