I did stop my watch twice. Once while, I ran into CVS to buy a bottle of water and the second stop was at a quicky mart to buy another bottle of water.
This morning I ran 4 miles tempo and I was able to lower my 4 mile time down from 31:22 to 31:02. I also lowered my 5k time down from 23:49 down to 23:29. It feels good to see the progression of my times getting lower. My mile splits were 8:25, 7:35, 7:22, 7:40.
I feel like everything is starting to come together. I have about eight more weeks of training followed by a one week taper. I am itching to run an actual race to see how fast I could race a 5k right now.
This weekend I am running a track club low key race. I'm looking forward to it, but it's an 8k which is a funky distance to race in my opinion. My goal for this weekend is to hit 7:45 for the first two miles and then drop down into the 7:30-7:20's for the last three miles.
In weight loss news I smashed through the plateau I was stuck at.
Starting weight: 150
Current weight: 129
I'm happy to finally get below 130! I have about 9 pounds left. I'm hoping to be close to race weight in time for the half marathon.