This morning I finally retired my last pair of the original Kinvara that were in my rotation, and replaced them with a fresh pair of red Kinvara 2s. That means that I now only have a single pair of Kinvara 3s in my unused inventory, and those should enter the rotation within the next two weeks.
Our nice weather from the weekend continued this morning, with temps in the mid 60ºs and relatively low humidity for this time of the year. The schedule deviated a bit from normal in that today was simply a 70 to 75 minute easy run instead of my normal Monday tempo workout.
Nathan and I met at the Bellevue United Methodist Church parking lot, and ran through the surrounding neighborhood for a couple of miles before hitting the Harpeth River Greenway and then Edwin Warner Park. After a couple of very, very easy miles we then settled into a nice rhythm with splits for the final seven miles between 7:59 and 8:18.
Overall this run felt pretty good, though I could tell we had run fairly hard on Saturday. My legs were just a touch fatigued, so it was nice to have an easy run instead of the normal tempo workout. It was also nice to be able to talk with Nathan about the Olympic Track and Field events from over the weekend. I’m really gonna miss the Olympics.
In total we finished right at 9-miles with an average pace of 8:23 per mile.