February 12, 2010 | Korean

Pimsleur and Running: Incompatible?

There are only so many things you can do well at the same time you are running.

When I woke up today, I went for a 9-mile run in Central Park, doing two Pimsleur lessons while I was out there. It has been a long time since I have run with Pimsleur.

On the Set of Brandt's Show

It sucked.

The only reason I did Pimsleur on this run is that there is a lot going on this weekend, and I need to be super-efficient. The problem is, I am running faster than I was four or so months ago, and Pimsleur doesn’t really work well when I speed up. It was good as a companion for logging all those long slow miles that got me in shape, but now I want to concentrate on speed.

Anyway, one of the main reasons this is a busy weekend: it is the opening of Brandt’s one-man show, Give and Go: Learning from Losing to the Harlem Globetrotters!

Tonight was the second night. I love the show and the story.

I always cry.

Comments (1)

Jill • Posted on Sun, March 14, 2010 - 2:05 pm EST

Do you cry with joy?  Sorrow?  Pride?
All of the above (though I can’t place the sorrow category).

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