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Thursday, September 07, 2006

Pushing tri season one more week

Sunday's Boston Triathlon was cancelled. I thought about ending the triathlon training there and moving on to my next goal, a half marathon in October. But, I couldn't do it. I couldn't end the season with a cancelled triathlon.

So I decided to push through one more week of tri training and do a triathlon this weekend coming up. That way, I can't consider two weeks of training wasted.

Problem is, I'm really tired of triathlon training. Nothing makes me feel better than coming back from an hourlong run on the Charles River. On the flip side, I can't get myself to swim or bike. I'm tired of both of those.

Part of me regrets signing up for a tri this weekend, when I could be done with all of this. But I think in the long run, I'll feel better accomplished. And then, next week, I can run all I want.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It still shocks me that you prefer running to the two other sports! Running has always been the sport I dread the most!

One more weekend and you can look back on all this training and feel pround that you pushed yourself through the lows. That's the true test of an athelete I think....pushing through the lows!

Next week you can run run run!!!!

Megan the Vegan