Pits Stops

Now that I’m finished with my master classes and my book club book for tonight I have plenty of time to blog!

On Saturday the training plan called for 20 miles. We were meeting a group of people downtown to walk in the American Heart Association’s heart walk in honor of Sarah’s sister, Courtney.

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Annie made a route from my house to Bush Stadium. We ended up running 20.75 miles. I think we should have kept going to make it 21.

Long runs call for frequent pit stops. Over the course of our time running together Annie and I have decided that McDonalds are the best places for a pit stops, for many reasons.

1. They are open at 5:00 am when other restaurants, gas stations and schools are still closed.

2. They have cold water.

3. Bathrooms are sometimes clean.

4. Play Place entertainment.

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But really, they are the best. The shady gas station on Lindell was a little less impressive. Annie is a brave, brave soul.