5 by the 5th Virtual Race Series run. I am so glad I signed up to do this series. It's really been a lot of fun, and I will be kind of sad when it's over in June.
I definitely hope that this becomes an annual tradition. I think it's a great way to keep on track or even set goals. I know several people are using this series as a way to increase 5K speeds. For me, I was just trying to get back on track after my blood clot. I didn't realize how much I would end up looking forward to making sure I logged those miles for the race though.
Yesterday, I did suck it up and head out for a run after work with my friend. I was really contemplating the dreadmill because the forecast was really bleak. It was gray, gloomy, crazy windy, but at least the rain was holding off. It was cool, but I think it only felt cold because it was that damp air. Oh, and the wind.
But, as usual, we both ended up way warmer than we expected. I'm glad I talked myself out of the two layers I was eying. Somehow, the wind didn't stop us from knocking out a pretty good pace. I assumed we were going slower because of the gusting winds, but apparently that wasn't the case.
Are you participating in the 5 by the 5th Virtual Race Series? Or maybe another virtual challenge?