Before I abruptly sign off and head home, however, a quick recap of the day:
I headed out for an easy recovery run this morning in the beautiful near-50 degree temps, covering eight miles in a hair under 56 minutes. I was only planning on getting in seven, but ran into John Nieskens of Holy Cross and added on another mile with him. I run by this dude all the time and this is the first time we've come up with the bright idea to run together, rather than away from each other. Brilliant! In the words of the almighty Mark Driscoll, former summer roommate of Mr. Nieskens, who wholeheartedly endorses this new training arrangement: "YES! You'll be a better runner, and person, because of it. Trust me!"
The rest of the day was rather uneventful. I watched the A&E Biography on Hulk Hogan, then headed out for four more miles before heading into work. 12 total miles on the day, one new training partner, two fairly fatigued legs, and one slowly improving ankle. I'll take it.
Also got word that the aformentioned Mark Driscoll that he and his main squeeze, Katie Gwyther, will be in the area Friday for a little run-dez-vous of sorts. Looking forward to it!
And that does it for this edition of the daily runaround. Check back tomorrow for some more last-second snippets of menial excitement. Take it easy.
Quote of the day:
The more pain in it, the better it is.
- Anthony Famiglietti