Second day of summer, good day for a walk. Almost too good. I headed out for just a walk, but as it felt good I decided to give in to the urge to run after a short while. I've been going out for a while now, surely I'd be ready for a couple of short sprints.
I was surprised how easy it was. After such s long pause and the extra weight I was maybe even too cautious holding back this long. After s while I found my first sprint extending longer than expected. In fact, I could have kept going if it wasn't for the fact the road changed from sand to asphalt. I was happy to run on the softer surface, but wasn't sure if I'd be ready for such a hard surface yet.
As soon as I was out of the asphalt I was running again. This leg I actually had to gove up running before the road turned asphalt again. But not before I had ran almost a full kilometer!
There was not enough trail left to recover before I had to step on the asphalt again. The rest of the route would be only asphalt all the way to back home, but I felt I wasn't done yet. I couldn't resist and ended up running another half a kilometer. On hard asphalt road! And even that didn't feel too bad.
I do feel my trip in my legs. Not too bad, but time will tell. Did I overdo it? I hope not. I might need a couple of days to recover and make sure I didn't strain my legs too much. But to my surprise it felt good and I can't wait to get out there again.