Saturday, December 23, 2006

Kiwanis Park Run

I got to run in Kiwanis Park today. It's a beautiful park with a lake, softball fields, picnic areas and other things you'd see in a park. Today, my daughter had another party to attend. This time a birthday party at Kiwanis. The beauty of Arizona is that you can have picnics and outdoor parties during the winter months. So, I dropped her off and went for a run in the park.

One hour and 46 minutes later I was done with a 8+ mile workout and she was ready for her next party. Yes, she had another party to go to at a friends house.

Not many runners out on a beautiful Saturday afternoon. I only passed one other group. Two women with jogging strollers running around the lake. There was a party setting up for a wedding that looks like it will take place tonight. Hopefully, it won't be too cold. Arizonians get cold easily.

I'm up to 77 miles for the month with one week to go. Looks like I might have my first 100 mile month. The day after Christmas we will be going to California. First, we'll go to Burbank and take a tour of Warner Brothers Studios. My daughter is a big Gilmore Girls fan and she's sooooo excited about going to see the set. Then we'll drive down the coast to San Diego to go to the world famous zoo. In between I will hopefully run in the Bumble Bee 5k. It's cool cause the race starts right before there Big Balloon Parade and you get to run past 100,000 people. I'll have to get my mileage done in California if I want to get over the 100 mile mark.

5 comments:

Javamom said...

Great job on your run at Kiwanis.

Sounds like a busy few days, have a great time on vacation!

Phil said...

Sounds like a fun run at Kiwanis park. I expect to see you out there for a 5K this summer with ARR. Have fun in California. The weather is great and you'll have no trouble finding places to run.

Congratulations on your first 100 mile month.

Firefly's Running said...

Great run, Pat!

angie's pink fuzzy said...

sounds like a good run. have fun getting your runs in CA to get 100 miles!

carmen said...

Oooh, I miss those runs at Kiwanis Park...except maybe for the bad smell near the canal. hehe