We carved pumpkins with the kids last night, this was actually the second set of pumpkins carved, the first set was done several weeks ago and had to be thrown out. They got nasty. The kids were very worried about having them for Halloween so we made another set. Sadly I didn't get pictures of the first round, but these turned out pretty good.
My daughter designed hers (on the left) and I found the Bobcat stencil for my son who is a huge Montana State football fan.
I did my first set of intervals in forever yesterday. I was feeling a little sluggish when I ran my warmup miles so I didn't know how well the workout would go. It ended up feeling great, sometimes the legs just need some speed!
I did a 2 mile warm up at about 9 minute pace and then quarter mile intervals with quarter mile recoveries x8 and then a 1 mile "cooldown". I put cool down in parenthesis because it was at 7:35 pace. It just felt good!
My next race is a 5k on my birthday which coincidentally is Thanksgiving this year. I know it won't be a PR attempt, but I haven't run a 5k this year at all! One 5 mile, one 10k, 3 half marathons, and a relay. I do want to make a decent attempt at it though, hence the intervals. I will keep trying to get them in once a week until Thanksgiving.
I have been good so far about not running anything over an hour, which is my plan until after the new year sometime. This for me means about 7 miles give or take. 7 miles is kind of my run happy spot anyway.
Little cowgirl was apparently worn out as she fell asleep early last night snuggled up with Runty.
What is your run happy spot?
Did you carve pumpkins?