Just finished off an informative article in this month's Runner’s World on Kara Goucher, my namesake. And, after going over her daily routines, I feel totally unqualified to call myself a runner.
Kara G is 30 years old.
Kara R is older!Sometimes runs twice a day.
Feels lucky to run once a day.Runs everyday when training.
Runs 3-4 times a week -> 52 weeks year.Has been known to wear a 10 pound vest running.
Owns a fleecy vest she wears in the winter.Has a fancy treadmill.
Has a sturdy elliptical in her bedroom.Listens to Nickelback.
Listens to Nickelback.Strength training nearly every day.
Goes to the gym once a week – Swings the Kettlebell twice a week.Wears bun shorts.
Wears shorts with 3 inch inseam.Has a massage therapist.
Gets a daily massage from FS : )Has a sports psychologists.
Eats oatmeal, Cream of Wheat with raisins and toast!Takes Ice baths.
Soaks in Hot baths with a LUSH soap presence.Takes easy runs on Sundays.
Never runs on Sundays. (Unless it's a race day!)
Maybe I should change my handle from runnerkara to joggerkara?
Good Luck Kara Goucher at The Boston Marathon.