Unexpected rest day

Did something to my neck, and so it hurts to turn my head, and it radiates down my arm a bit and it’s pretty damn annoying.  It sucks because today is turning out to be nice and not hot at all and the run would have been very comfortable.  Luckily the weather looks to be about the same for the next number of days.

On the topic of weather, if that running retreat (the one that got canceled) had been going on in New Mexico today, I would be dodging lightning and hail.  Lots of severe weather warnings for that area. 

So anyway, I will just keep the heat pack on my neck and try to loosen it back up.  This has happened before and always the same side of my neck.  I have no idea why it acts up, as it wasn’t hurting this morning, and then wham - let me screw up your plans for the rest of the day!   Grrrrr.

Going to push training days up one day, so the rest day that going to be Saturday will be today.  I need to get in the miles.

On a side note, I had a productive meeting last night with the guys who’ll be running Rim to rim to rim (R2R2R) with me on October 4th, and we set some plans in motion and also figured out what will be needed to be done.  One lives up in Portland, so since he was down, it was good for us to meet.

WATCH this video to see what that day will be like.

Now to rest, work on the neck and get to running tomorrow - hopefully.

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Getting a good view of the Hardrock 100 endurance race in Colorado, and also the pacing of Timmy Olsen.

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If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon. If you want to talk to God, run an ultra.

Dean Karnazes
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"Because It Sets You Free."

Pretty impressive video.

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Have a Coke and smile

That coke looks weird. Like watered down. Or old.

I took the picture through the glass, so that may be what was happening there.

On the other hand, it could be describing me - weird, watered down and old.  ;-)

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Hardrock 100

Listening to the radio traffic and watching the internet feed.  It’s carnage out there. 

  • Raining
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  • Lightning strikes
  • A lot of top runners have dropped.

I don’t want to stop watching the action, but I’m tired, so I guess I’ll see how it all pans out in the morning.  

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While listening to some music while battling todays run, this song did make me just motor through!

Not sure if they have a video for it, but this one I’m sure is better!  Plus you get to see some very cool 3D light show on a building. 

Asteroid’s Galaxy Tour - Around the Bend

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