Since I do not have any pictures in costume this year (the costume I wanted to wear does not fit me with my current "Mommy Body"), you are going to just have to deal with this one from last Halloween.
Yesterday I hammered through a short run at lunch at an easy pace. I know now what is going on with me. It seriously just takes a long time to get warm for me. After three miles, I start to feel good. I only ran 4.4 miles, so that kind of stinks But maybe if I take it easy for the first three miles of the Mason Half, then I will be able to kick it up after that. Here are my splits for yesterday:
Mile 1 - 9:33
Mile 2 - 9:36
Mile 3 - 9:23
Mile 4 - 9:26
Mile 0.4 - 9:22
I didn't pick up the pace at all, but I was feeling so much better later in the run. I definitely think that should help me in the long run on Sunday.
Have a Happy Halloween!