I saw this going around on Facebook the other day, and I just had to clip it.
I mean, of course we all feel better after a run.
Except when we’re running sick. So yes, I will raise my hand here.
I HAVE IN FACT FELT WORSE AFTER A RUN.
Now, let me show you my race photos, which may or may not prove that point.
Please don’t laugh. I asked the photographer to not take this picture, because I really felt unhappy that I had made the decision to race.
“Aw, come on. Show us your medal!”
“Well, okay.” Snap.
Not a happy camper.
Judging from the light, this was early in the race, when I was scanning for a ride back.
I was dangerously close to finishing. Hallelujah.
Holy moly, I’m glad that’s over.
Now that the race is nearly a week behind me, I become more and more certain that lining up was a stupid idea. I started running again on Tuesday since I wasn’t sore from not being able to really “race”. I was quickly reminded of the burning throat and clogged nostril thing.
I have no idea how I made it 13 miles feeling that way.
Anyhow, I am on the mend, and am beginning my marathon training cycle now.
Hopefully I can sign up for several races this spring, so that I don’t put all of my eggs in that one basket.
See what happens when we do that?