MICHELE5551   27,495
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Triathlon 9/10/11 - Run





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I am 42 years old. Married, mother of 2 boys. I joined SP in January 2010 to lose weight. I am still working on that weight-loss goal, but I have taken on a new healthy lifestyle. I have completed several 5K races, one 10K, two obstacle 5K races, and two sprint triathlon since joining...this is amazing because I could barely run 5 minutes straight when I started!

2013 Goals
1. Remember to enjoy my family & friends.
2. Sleep at least 7 hours each night.
3. Make ...
I am 42 years old. Married, mother of 2 boys. I joined SP in January 2010 to lose weight. I am still working on that weight-loss goal, but I have taken on a new healthy lifestyle. I have completed several 5K races, one 10K, two obstacle 5K races, and two sprint triathlon since joining...this is amazing because I could barely run 5 minutes straight when I started!

2013 Goals
1. Remember to enjoy my family & friends.
2. Sleep at least 7 hours each night.
3. Make exercise a priority- I will adjust my fitness goals on a monthly basis to keep myself from becoming bored.
4. Journal food daily.
5. Blog at least monthly to keep connected to my goals & to monitor my progress.
6. Budget to pay down credit card debt.
7. Finish one triathlon by October.
8. Run in one 10K in May.
9. Be at goal weight of 135 lbs by 2014. (Approx 20 lb loss).
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Member Since: 1/2/2010

SparkPoints: 27,495

Fitness Minutes: 69,720

My Goals:
Lose 41 lbs.

Be a better role model for my children.

Get off blood pressure medication by lifestyle & diet changes.

Accomplishments:
12/10/11 - Jingle Bell 5K-
35:02

10/08/11 - Renegade Playground 4 Mile(with obstacles) - 1:06:07

9/10/11 YMCA Sprint TRI -
1/2 m swim/14m bike/5K-
(18:47/ 1:09:00/ 35:57)
Total time: 2:10:28

6/04/11- Renegade Playground Adventure 5K (with obstacles) - 55:32

5/19/11 Rock n' Race 5K - 34:06

4/30/11 Total Image 10K - 1:07:28

9/11/10 YMCA Sprint TR -
1/2 m swim/14m bike/5K-
(27:11/ 1:31:07/ 39:48)
Total time: 2:46:52

8/12/10 Cigna 5K -
34:30

7/10/10 Beech River 5K - 32:19

5/19/10 Rock N' Roll 5K - 34:31



My Program:
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Run
Swim
Bike
Yoga

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"Your body is your home. If you don't take care of it, where will you live?" -unknown



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Member Comments:
SIOBHANKNITS
10/19/2011 3:24:50 PM

Thank you so much for your encouraging comments! Take your time increasing distance. I always say to go slower than you think you should. Getting injured can set you back many more weeks than increasing slowly--it just isn't worth it!
~Ann



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JENJI_RUNNER
10/4/2011 2:18:00 PM

Thanks for your comment on my blog! Running is my happy place. Hope you are having a good day.



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LADILADIDA
7/13/2011 8:24:50 AM

Thanks for the comment on my blog! Looks like you have had considerable success on your own. That mud race looks like fun! Running hurts my body every time I try but I admire anyone who does it!



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LUVTHECARDS1
5/20/2011 9:06:11 PM

Congrats on beating your old time!!! I love running!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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PATTISPAGE
5/20/2011 7:36:46 PM

Glad to hear you had a great race, wtg on improving your time!!



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