Monday, April 7, 2008

So there I was, when suddenly

I realized I was standing in the lockeroom in my underwear. That part is ok, but I realized I was about to pick up my towel, walk through the shower, and go for my swim. Normally, you see, I put my swim suit on, so I have less changing to do when I get to the pool. You all know that trick. Well, it only works if you actually put your swim suit on. So I showered and went to work. No morning swim. boooo.

But all is not lost. I moved up tomorrow morning's run to tonight. The IGP™ says 45-50 10/2. I walked for a couple of minutes then started a slow run, and gradually picked it up. At first I had trouble running fast enough to get to the top of zone 2. Then I had a bit of trouble finding the right pace, but I settled in after a while. Zone 2 went out the window climbing the hill out of Fish Creek Park, but then, it goes out of zone 2 when I'm walking up that hill. I was tempted to do 5 sets, but I stuck to the plan.

4 x 10/2, which got me to the area marked transition at about 5.5 K, then walked another 15 minutes to get home. My run walk pace was just a hair over 7 Kph. Avg heart rate 119, peak 136, min 91, calories 689. My right calf was a bit tight and I stopped briefly to stretch it about half way through.

Here's the map. My run is counter clockwise on this map.

4 comments:

  1. Hahahaah!! It almost like a dream isn't it? Can you imagine if you hadn't realized you were wearing your panties!! LOL!! Where dreams meet reality ... LOL!!

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  2. that is way too funny!!! at least you remembered your knickers though! there was a day at skystone that i walked around holding my hoodie out and trying not to jiggle because i did remember to wear my swimsuit, but i forgot to pack my bra for after! LOL. oh the trials and tribulations eh...

    sounds like you had a great run too!

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  3. lol...gauchie boy shoulda hit the pool - that would have cleared a lane faster than any swim nazi!!!

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  4. You mean they don't offer skinny dipping lanes in Calgary...?

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