I just went out for what will probably be the last of the "run-outside-after-work-before-winter-sets-in-and-it's-pitch-black-by-noon" runs. I pushed the pace so I could get more miles in, but alas, only made it 3 miles before it was too dark to continue. 3 miles in 30 minutes, which is good for me. On my last lap, I got a fantastic glimpse of the moon peeking out between 2 horizontal layers of clouds. It was really vivid golden color, don't see that very often!
Anyways, the 5k I was hoping to do on Sunday got cancelled. There's a different one tomorrow a.m. but I've got other plans, so no can do. Looks like the next race is something on 11 November a few towns over, then there are a slew of Turkey Trots.
I haven't raced any short distances in a few years, and I'm really interested to see what I can do now. Back then, I always was worried if I could even run the whole distance w/out having to walk, much less hold onto any pace. Now distance is not a problem at all, and I've been doing speedwork, and am used to pushing myself, so look forward to racing soon and seeing what I'm capable of.