18 miles in shorts yesterday!!! πŸ™Œ Of course, it looked a little different than this photo: 55 degrees, gray, and rainy. But shorts, people! I planned this week’s training purely around the forecast, for better or worse ha. My body was definitely still tired from the Disney trip, the fast finish on the half marathon, a 16-hour drive home through the night, and a tempo run the night before. But we have an ice storm today and real-feel temps in the negative tomorrow, sooo... long running on tired legs in decent weather was the clear winner. πŸ‘Œ *** I ran a big loop through the countryside to start β€” 14 miles with almost 500 feet of gain @ 8:44 pace. I was drenched from head to toe at that point, so I changed into dry clothes and finished up the last 4 on the treadmill. My legs were tired, but it always feels good to have that long run done! And now I’m happy to spend the rest of the weekend on my treadmill... and I never thought I’d say that. πŸ˜‚ Happy 3-day weekend, everyone! . . #beatyesterday #marathontraining #motherrunner #fitmom #fitfluential #runitfast #run #runner #ironmantraining #runnergirl #womensrunningcommunity

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  • @rdh_run 7:52 PM Jan 12, 2018

    Awesome job!!

  • @triandrungirl 7:57 PM Jan 12, 2018

    So proud of you for getting it done! And I’m always BEAT after our Disney trips! I love them so much but they are exhausting! So way to get it done!

  • @ironwillironjill 8:02 PM Jan 12, 2018

    Well done girl! I would have done the same thing!! I have back to back long runs next week and they are scheduled for the coldest days of the week! Looking at how I can change that!!

  • @runningwithstrength 8:06 PM Jan 12, 2018

    Amazing babe! So proud of you!

  • @wholeheartedrunner7 8:10 PM Jan 12, 2018

    I did my long run on Wednesday to avoid the ice and snow. Still got slapped with some of it this morning, but might actually have to get on the treadmill tomorrow. 😟Way to get it done on tired legs!!

  • @ahappypace 8:28 PM Jan 12, 2018

    @rdh_run Thanks!

  • @ahappypace 8:29 PM Jan 12, 2018

    @triandrungirl Disney trips are seriously so fun! But they wear you out. πŸ˜‚

  • @ahappypace 8:30 PM Jan 12, 2018

    @ironwillironjill Yeah I’m all about making the long run as comfy as possible haha. And back to back long runs β€” you rock! πŸ’ͺ

  • @ahappypace 8:30 PM Jan 12, 2018

    @runningwithstrength Would have been better with you here! 😘

  • @ironwillironjill 8:30 PM Jan 12, 2018

    @ahappypace two 20’s!! I have never done anything like that before!! 😬

  • @ahappypace 8:32 PM Jan 12, 2018

    @ironwillironjill Whoa! I’ll be thinking of you on my one 20-miler next week. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜˜

  • @ahappypace 8:33 PM Jan 12, 2018

    @wholeheartedrunner7 Way to get it done! This winter marathon training business is tricky!!! I’ve never appreciated a treadmill more. πŸ˜‚

  • @chelseylovestorun 10:29 PM Jan 12, 2018

    That's how it's done! πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ Way to go Ash!

  • @runningthisandthat 12:44 AM Jan 13, 2018

    Nice work!!

  • @bre_fontaine 2:10 AM Jan 13, 2018

    Wowoowowwowow! Seriously! Awesome job my friend!

  • @run_harter 3:26 AM Jan 13, 2018

    So inspiring! Way to get it done and make it work πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸ’—

  • @agnaldo_guigo 2:26 PM Jan 13, 2018

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  • @elizabeth.call 3:12 PM Jan 13, 2018

    How was the late night run?

  • @daniellehartruns 7:21 PM Jan 13, 2018

    Amazing girl!!! Your body did good tho πŸ™ŒπŸΌ

  • @wewannabefit 5:54 PM Jan 14, 2018

    Shorts, what?!! That's so awesome! And thats a lot of hills, great job girl!

  • @matt_weick 7:54 PM Jan 14, 2018

    Running on tired legs...bittersweet!