I broke the 6-mile barrier today for running without stopping or walking. I didn't PLAN to. The thing is, I'm trying to stay up around or over 5.5 miles, and usually I have to weave around the neighborhood AFTER Augie hill to add some distance. To be honest, I don't FEEL like adding distance once I've run that hill...I just want to go home. So, I added distance BEFORE the hill, and I made sure a good portion of that distance was on an incline. And the accidental result was I passed 6 miles, by the time I got home.
My slowest mile was 17.01.
My fastest mile was 15:50.
The other 4 miles were in the 16+ range.
So the only thing that could have made me happier than just breaking the 6 mile barrier would have been if I'd have also had a mile in under 15 minutes.
Next goal! :-)