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I think I'm getting the hang of this running thing

That's from my run yesterday. I had an average pace of 8:26/mile, which is exciting. And I'm pretty happy with the consistency (well, generally speaking) of my pace on the run:

Runkeepersplits

There are a few reasons that I can point to for this improvement:

  • I've been running 4 times a week for several months. This is the biggest one.
  • The weather in Philadelphia is currently in my ideal running weather sector: cool and not humid at all.
  • I turned off the audio pacing announcement in Runkeeper. Now it just alerts me for every mile I've run. I found that if I heard what my pace was I'd think, "I can't run that fast!" and then I would stop running that fast.
  • I bought some new running shoes

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