On Sunday, October 13th I ran The Color Run 5k with some friends. Since we’re all moms of twins, we dubbed our team the “Double Divas,” which we thought was a cute double entendre.
It was fun to actually run with some people for a change, but I must admit I was a bit disappointed in myself. Since I discovered cycling classes, I’ve slacked off on my regular running, and it became apparent when I started too quick out of the gate and had to slow to a walk a few times throughout the race. It’s not a timed race, and I didn’t time myself either, since I didn’t want to risk getting color on my phone. But I think I made pretty decent time: at least under 45. Still, somehow I was left feeling less than good about myself.
Basically, I didn’t really feel all warm and fuzzy like someone who had been running through rainbows and hugging unicorns. Read the rest of this entry