So I've never really been a runner. I'm far from graceful at it and have never got anything close to a "runner's high". But I lost my racquetball local championship title (really just me and a bunch of fat guys from work competing) in an embarrassing 21-1 loss and as punishment for my poor performance I forced myself to run a few miles on the treadmill at the gym. It's been a few years since I ran anywhere other than on a racquetball court, but I've lost a ton of weight and was feeling pretty good about it. I eased in to a 6 mph pace, which was about as fast as I could maintain. I did alright for the first mile and ran without slowing down. The second mile I did intervals with short walking breaks. 2 miles total. Just 2 miles. I can ride my bike 100 miles and feel fine, but after running 2 miles I am still very sore 2 days later! Now the sun is out and I'd like to go for a ride but damn I'm too sore!
Anyway, being the masochist that I am, I think this means I need to run more. I always feel like if I'm not sore after a workout, then I didn't push hard enough! I think I'm gonna set a goal of a half marathon by the end of this summer.