So looking at my running tag, I noticed that I actually haven’t posted about any races since April… YIKES!
Honestly, part of it is because running wise, I let myself get out of shape. Horribly out of shape. I can’t blame it all on my knee injury. It was my own doing that I stopped running.
Back on Veteran’s Day, I did participate in a 5K run, but my time was so horrible, I think I was somewhat embarrassed to share it with you all.
So earlier this year, I decided to sign up for the BattleFrog Virtual 5K Run presented by the BattleFrog Series. The challenge was we had to complete a 5K at some point between January 9th and 18th. I decided to do mine last night for some reason. Call me crazy, but I kind of liked the idea of making it more challenging by running in 30 degree weather and dodging the ice patches still intact on the running trail.
Now if you aren’t familiar with the BattleFrog Series, it is an intense series of obstacle course races inspired by the challenges real Navy SEALs face every day in the field. Yes these races are designed by active, reserve and retired U.S. Navy SEALs. They are NOT a walk in the park. So since the actual races aren’t easy, I knew I had to make my virtual 5K a little more challenging.
The actual BattleFrog OCR comes to my local area in late October. I’m hoping I can be in shape, and train well enough to take on the challenge. Of course I’m disappointed with my 5K time, but I guess I just need to take on the challenge to improve my time!
All opinions are 100% my own.