New Helmet - So here's the story. I have a older helmet that was a grey-green color. I decided at some point last year that I wanted a pearl white helmet. I don't even remember exactly why. Husband decided to help me out by spray painting my helmet with a pearl white paint. Nice thought, but it turned out sort of a mint green. It probably needs multiple coats of paint. Fast forward to this weekend, and somehow he suggested that I look at helmets at REI. Lo and behold, I found one that is pearl white with some greenish flowers. It's girly, but not too girly, and will look good with my bike. Score!
Double Weekend? - Tour de Cure is in 16 days; we are doing the quarter century. The day after Tour de Cure there are two running events that I've been looking at and are seriously contemplating: a flat 8K and a hilly 10K. At this point, I'm leaning toward the flat 8K. If I sign up for one of those running events, it will be only the second time that I've done a double-event weekend. Stay tuned!
New Shoes - My friend (and former running coach) opened a new running store on this side of town. Stopped by on Monday to pick up a pair of the new Kinvara 4. Haven't tried them out yet other than in the store, but I'm excited to have them. For what it's worth, this black-pink color combo isn't one that I would normally choose, but it's what he had and I like it better than I expected. However, If it turns out that I *love* them, I will buy a second pair in another color online.
I like the new helmetReplyDelete
I use doubles to force me out to train, I have to log the miles anyways, might as well be forced to do it in a supported, group enviroment, which makes it more fun
Late congrats on your race with no pain.ReplyDelete
Enjoy the new "toys" and good luck for the upcoming events.
Hooray for double weekends! And, I would choose the flat 8k...how often do you get to run an 8k? (well, not very often in Oregon anyway).ReplyDelete
I'm thinking about a double weekend as well, with the Triangle Triathlon on saturday and a 2 mile open water swim race on sunday. You may have just convinced me to do both.ReplyDelete
I've heard some good things about the Kinvaras. I just got the Virattas. So far, I have run enough in them to have a verdict. It's always a fun boost to get new gear, though!ReplyDelete
oooh nice :)ReplyDelete
Can't wait to hear about the double weekend! Hope it goes well! Love your shoes!!ReplyDelete
Love the helmet! And can't wait to hear about the double.ReplyDelete
Good luck with the double weekend!!!ReplyDelete