Originally published by Mint on April 2, 2013 (five years ago today).
You know that saying that sometimes bad runs happen to good people? I have another one: sometimes smart runners do really dumb things (which in turn causes bad runs to happen to good people). Of course that smart dumb runner is me.
This week, I broke one of the cardinal sins of training:
I cut too many calories during my peak training week all in the name of weight loss and reaching my ideal race weight.
I paid for it dearly too.