Whew! It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks. Actually, it’s been a whirlwind for the past six months or so. With my company, my family, and my boyfriend in places other than Atlanta, I’m on the road a lot. Since September, I feel like I’ve been on a continuous loop: pack, un-pack, re-pack the suitcase. And repeat.
It’s tiring, but I can’t complain. The last few months have been pretty wonderful in a lot of ways. And, not to fear – though my “Janice on the Run” blog has been quiet the last two weeks, I most certainly have been “on the run” – both in my travels, and in logging miles on my feet. Since I last wrote, I’ve completed long runs of 7, 9, and 10 miles, with lots of shorter runs intermixed. And I feel great!
Last weekend brought Tim and me to Carmel, CA to visit his family and celebrate the life of his grandmother, who passed away in late December. What a lovely place – and a welcome retreat from winter on the east coast. We were lucky enough to have time for a long run last Saturday morning and went for a 9+ mile trek, much of it on trails over the Pacific.
So incredibly beautiful. It’s amazing how quickly a long run seems to pass when you can drink in that kind of scenery. I’m pretty sure I’d be an ultrarunner if I could train in a place like that all the time.
Miles run this week: 19; total miles for the year: 89