I really didn't know how fast I'd be nor how far I'd be able to run, so we set out to do 4 miles. At mile 2 I had to stop and walk. My stomach just wasn't happy, and I don't know why. After about a quarter mile we continued and ran fine, and I felt after we finished that I could have gone farther (my stomach wasn't hurting then). I think we ended up with an 8-something average, tho, which isn't very fast. From the Garmin (I deleted the lap where we walked):
- 31:17 total, 3.7 miles, 8:27 pace (5:33 best), 153 HR (191 max), 443 cal
- 15:27, 1.86 mi, 8:18 pace (6:47 best), 168 HR
- 7:28, 0.85 mi, 8:49 pace (6:01 best), 136 HR (this was after the walk to the next mile marker)
- 8:21, 1 mi, 8:21 pace (5:33 best), 143 HR
Later in the afternoon, I met Farkases as Third Coast Clay to paint some Christmas ornaments. Well, the kids painted ornaments, and I found this practical dish that is not an ornament but is something I can use.
No evening workout, only breathing 100 deep breaths. Since I'd missed church, I wanted something else to do and stopped at Publix to pick up Seven Pounds with Will Smith.