2016 is half over! With June’s miles, I’m over 500 for the year, on track to hit 1000+ miles for the first time ever! I finished with 92 miles for June, bringing my total to 503 for the first half of the year. I’m really happy with 503 miles, especially considering my first 2 months were about 50 miles each. You can catch up on my year so far here: January, February, March, April, and May.
The month started out with a half marathon! I ran Hospital Hill on June 4, and it was my hardest half marathon physically, and my slowest time. I’m not proud of the time, but I’m proud that I stuck with it and finished, rather than taking a DNF. The very next weekend, I went to Milwaukee to visit Kristen and Thayne, and ran my first quarter marathon (6.55 miles), the Rock ‘n Sole, with Kristen.
I also had my longest bike ride, just over 25 miles, while I was in Milwaukee. I decided to sign up for my first duathlon while on that bike ride with Kristen, so I’m really looking forward to trying that out in July! There are quite a few triathlons and duathlons in the KC area, so if it’s something I like, I’ll definitely look into more.
I ran with the KC Running Co. Groupies 5 times. Amy and I ran before work several times, to try to beat the heat and humidity. There were so many hot and humid days, it was even uncomfortable to run early, before work!
Looking forward to July, I am running the Wild West 5k in Hays tomorrow, and I’m doing my first ever Duathlon (running and biking) at Shawnee Mission Park on July 10!
Running: 23 runs, 92 miles total.
Cycling: 4 cycling classes, 2.5 hours, and 2 bike rides in Milwaukee, totaling 66.5 miles.
Longest Run: 7 miles, June 19
Races: Hospital Hill Half Marathon and Rock ‘n Sole Quarter Marathon