Sunday, May 11, 2008

Week 31- 05.05.08- 05.11.08

Rest Week! Not sure if a rest week was on the training calendar or not..well actually I am pretty sure it wasn't but my body needed one so I took one! I took a few days off to let my ankle and my knee heal a bit before I put them through a workout again. After four days of doing nothing, I was being driven nuts so I made an appearance at M2's Thursday evening class. He was surprised to see me as I am a Tuesday AM usual! That turned out to be my only workout for the week as he agreed that I needed to take a few days to break and Coach Alex advised I not run until this coming Wednesday and even that will be a run..walk..for 30 minutes at the track to test my ankle out with the torn ligaments healing.

Wildflower seems like years ago and I can now sit down and say that was one of the best weekends ever! As the results were posted, I found out that only 1,740 actually finished the Long Course and of those 1,740, only 452 were women which makes us a bunch of tough cookies! Below are a few more pics..

Deb, Heidi, myself and Hez relaxing at "Ironcity"!

Transition area on Friday..the calm before tomorrow's storm!!The storm!!

Me..when is this bike going to be over?!?!
Me..finishing the final mile of the run..down Lynch Hill-At last- the Finish Line! Wildflower Long Course finisher's medal....check!

Workout Summary-
Swim- 0 hours and 20 minutes
Bike- 1 hour and 5 minutes
Run- 0 hours and 0 minutes
Core Strength- 0 hours and 0 minutes
Total workout- 1 hour and 25 miutes- I know I know but I prefer to take it easy now with my ankle than try to push it prematurely!

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