Motivating me this week is the vision of me doing this on Saturday:
The knowledge that I’ll be swimming in the Daiquiri Deck Tropical Splash 2.5K Open Water Swim on Oct. 6 motivated me to squeeze in two quick 3,000-meter pool workouts on Thursday and Saturday. And it will motivate me to treat my body extra-nicely this week, knowing I’ll be asking it to perform at a higher level than usual in a few days.
Also motivating me is the fact that I just signed up for the Wicked 10K in Virginia Beach on Oct. 27! The Philadelphia Half Marathon in November *should* be enough to motivate me to add miles to my weekly long run, which is only up to about six miles right now. It really should. But it is not, so I signed up for a race that offers many bright, shiny objects to excite and entertain my inner toddler: a cool, long-sleeve tech tee; a finisher’s medal; a commemorative beer glass; and an amazing- looking post-race spread that include Blue Moon beer and catering from Baker’s Crust, an awesome-looking local restaurant that will apparently be serving vegetarian chili. Yummm!
What’s motivating you this week?
3 responses to “Motivation Monday: the ‘race week’ edition”
Good luck at the Splash, Amy!
When can we go for a run? I need some motivation, too, and running with you would kick ass.
You will LOVE that Wicked 10K! I ran it last year and would love to do it again, but it doesn’t fit my schedule. Enjoy it!!!
shiny objects are excellent motivation. have FUN this weekend!