My excuse for running my recovery so fast today is that I was worried about making it home in time for my meeting since I got home from work a bit late because of traffic. The meeting ended up being cancelled though...whoops. I didn't feel fresh, but I didn't feel horrible, and my knee felt pretty good - not really any pain but just felt a little 'off.' Also enjoyed the ~slightly~ warmer weather :)
20 minute warm up, then 20 minute tempo (7:08), then cool down to 7 miles. Legs felt tired for the first 5 minutes or so of the tempo, but I felt pretty good for the rest - wasn't dead at the end so that was good! Right knee starting hurting a bit during the cool down - hopefully just a small tweak and nothing major.
Running52:33  6.47 mi (8:07 / mi) shoes: Saucony Freedom Iso I
Running through the park because it's cold enough that it won't be muddy cause everything is frozen - true, but there are still some icy spots and the ground is definitely harder. Nice way to start off my Sunday :)
Running long 1:55:25  14.36 mi (8:02 / mi) shoes: New Balance Zante 3
Wow does doing a long run on fresh legs make a difference! Felt really good today, despite doing a harder route today. A lot of trails for the first half, and a lot more hills than usual too. Pretty cold today - 24 when I left, but really the only thing that was cold was my face at first, and my hands at times. It really does feel warmer when it's not dark...