I recently got this shirt (made by Brooks):
I loved the simple message: Run Happy
And this morning, that's exactly what I did.
I set out to run my second speed workout of the week, but after I started, I just felt like running long. I was in the groove, was comfortable in the weather (chilly but I definitely wore the right outfit), and just turned my music on and zoned out and just ran.
I didn't worry about pace and I barely remember listening to any of the music that was playing. I thought about random things like how many Christmas cards I need, what I'm baking for Thanksgiving and the Egg Bowl, and what to give my sister for her birthday.
I chomped on some Sports Beans between miles 3-7 and just loved every second of today's run!
8 miles and my long run for the week down!
Zoe also ran all 8 miles with me and then took a 3 hour nap. Silly pup.