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Climbing the 5-0 ladder and trying not to succumb to gravity. Cycling is my passion. Taking up running, too, so I can indulge in my other passions--cooking and eating.
Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races, one after another. (Walter Elliot)
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. (Theodore Roosevelt)
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary. (Steve Jobs)
How to Take An Ice Bath: www.runnersworld.com/article/0,7120,s6-241
Complete a half marathon:
3/28/09, Cook Forest HM, 2:24:53
Set a new 5K PR of 27 mins flat
Run 1 race a month March-Oct
Finish painting the living room
Take dancing lessons
Run 10K before 12/14 - accomplished 9/4/08!!
Run a 5K in under 30 mins. -- accomplished 12/31/08--Whew, just in the nick of time! 27:34
Lose 10 lbs.
Cycle a Century - Accomplished 10/4/08
15 consecutive push ups (military)
Weights at the gym 2 days/week
30-40 miles on bike twice a week
10,000 daily steps
I live in beautiful central Pennsylvania, where there are no mountains, just rolling hills (according to my son in Colorado). Love to spend time in the outdoors whether I'm biking, hiking, gardening, or walking with my husband or friends.
2013 Rides & Races
3/30 - Bunny Blitz 5K Trail Race 35:04. 1st in age group.
5/6 - Flying Pig HM, 2:29
3/30 JASR, 28:59
6/11 - Y Tri, 56:02 First place in age cat.
3/26, JASR, 5K, 33:03, 4th pl in age cat.
11/6, Amish Country H.M., 2:16:29
6/5, Tyrone 10K, 59:50
5/29, Black Moshannon 10K, 1:04:14
5/2, Pittsburgh Marathon
4/25, Special Olympics 5K, 28:56
4/16, Herbstritt Memorial 5K, 31:06
3/27, Cook Forest Half Marathon, 2:13:47 chip; 2:13:44 watch.
3/20, Irish Heritage 5K 29:14; 1st pl in age group
12/31, Resolution Run, State College; 29:56
11/8, Harrisburg Marathon
10/3, Mountainback Relay
9/13, Harrisburg Half Marathon (2:16:38)
3/28, Cook Forest Half Marathon (2:24:53)
4/16, Jeremy Herbstritt Memorial 5K (3
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