27 Sep '12, 10pm

Mile Markers: vapor: Today we ran a fartlek (or, how it sounds with my coach Gilbert's Afri... [byKristinArmstrong]

Today we ran a fartlek (or, how it sounds with my coach Gilbert's African accent: FatLeg . This cracks us up.) - 7 miles with 3 mile warm up, then 2 minutes on/1 minute off. This would be such a different experience were I to do it alone. When I do a FatLeg alone (rare occurance), eventually the difference between my on and off is barely discernible. But when I run it with my peeps, my on is ON. And I love this (even while I'm hating it). I was wiped out at the end, soaking wet, red faced, with white goo in the corners of my lips like a frothy horse gnawing his bit after a hard ride. It was exuberant exhaustion, the very best kind. We stopped for water at the coolers and a nearby sprinkler completely doused us, which has never happened to me before at that spot (and I've stood there 1,000 times). It was an atta-girl for sure, complete with a rainbow in the spray. Exuberant...

Full article: http://milemarkers.runnersworld.com/2012/09/vapor/

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