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Been a long time since I ate a bug!

Sunday, June 06, 2010

It's been so long since I spent a lot of time running outdoors that I completely forgot about the first rule of summer running in the South: You can breathe through your mouth...but keep your front teeth together. Ottherwise, at some point you are bound to suck in a bug.

Tonight, I remembered.

And I won't be forgetting again any time soon.

PKTrekGirl's summer running face: emoticon


So in other news, yesterday I ran 5.7 miles on the treadmill. With 4 weeks to the Peachtree (10K), I believe this was a reasonable length run. Of course, it was in the cool of my air-conditioned basement....while tonight's 3 mile bug-eating extravaganza was outdoors. But I'm feeling better about the race than I did last week, when I pooped out at the 5 mile mark.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
DARKTHOR 6/8/2010 3:09AM

    I think you were just running so fast that the bug couldn't outrun you! Way to go on your run, it sounds like you are ramping up perfectly.

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MONETRUBY 6/7/2010 11:14PM

    Wonder how many calories it had...

And hey, they have protein!

Woohoo on the distance! You'll do great.

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PENNYAN45 6/7/2010 10:36PM

    The bug should add protein to your daily count.
Congratulations on such great progress!


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SIMPLE_TAILOR 6/7/2010 11:35AM

    Make sure you count that on your Nutrition Tracker.


Big kudos on getting to running this distance.

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CRZYRUNRGRL 6/7/2010 9:22AM

    Congrats on your run! The bug is just added protein right?? Lol, I just hate when you get them in your eyes, that hurts!

Sounds like your gonna do great on the 10k, can't wait to read the race report!

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DAVEINSEOUL 6/7/2010 7:41AM

    I have the same problem along the river trails I ride on - you have to cover your mouth or you get an unwanted protein lunch!

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STILLFLYIN 6/6/2010 11:33PM

    Bugs are mostly protein.

You did well on getting out there and running!

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JULIES_JOURNEY 6/6/2010 11:06PM

    I know what you mean about eating bugs! Ewe! Congrats on your successes! Keep up the great work!

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DS9KIE 6/6/2010 11:03PM

    eewwww gross eating did you spit it out? So how hot is it right now? It's been hot here (kansas) in the 90's ewww. I tooo like the air conditioning and a fan (I even use the fan in the winter).

Your do great on your running... the bugs better watch out caz here you come.

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DITZYCHICK 6/6/2010 10:56PM

    Congratulations on your're doing great! And too funny about the bug! I many calories does the average bug contain???

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