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Quirkles will rock this weight loss challenge!

2010 Goals:

1. Run at least two half marathons, a 10K, and several 5Ks over the year. Get a PR in each distance at least once during the year.
2. Get my weight down below 140 lbs. and keep it below that once I get there.
3. Strength train at least 2X per week and do a cardio workout at least 4X per week most weeks of the year.
4. Take swimming lessons.
5. Pick a mini-triathalon in 2011 and start training for it.
6. Put together a plan for the career ...
2010 Goals:

1. Run at least two half marathons, a 10K, and several 5Ks over the year. Get a PR in each distance at least once during the year.
2. Get my weight down below 140 lbs. and keep it below that once I get there.
3. Strength train at least 2X per week and do a cardio workout at least 4X per week most weeks of the year.
4. Take swimming lessons.
5. Pick a mini-triathalon in 2011 and start training for it.
6. Put together a plan for the career change I want to make in 2011.
7. Get and keep my entire house clean enough for company at any time.
8. Cook dinner at least 3 times per week. (Pathetic, I know! But I rarely cook!)
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Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting '...holy sh*t ...what a ride!' óGeorge Carlin

Race results:
4/26/2008 Architecture for Humanity 35:04 (11:19 pace))
9/14/2008 Canal Diggers 5K 33:58 (10:55 pace)
10/13/2008 Tufts 10K for Women 1:10:25 (11:20 pace)
10/25/2008 Oak Scare 5K 33:40 (10:52 pace)
12/14/08 Jingle Bell 5K 31:18 (10:05 pace)
5/17/09 Stow Race for the Woods 5K (10:12 pace)
5/24/09 Boston's Run to Remember Half Marathon (12:18 pace)
6/28/09 New Charles River Run 7.5 miles time 1:26:26 (11:31 pace)
7/5/09 Artesani Park 5K 33:29 (10:49 pace)
7/23/09 Marathon Sports 5-Miler 54:56 (10:59 pace)
10/12/09 Tufts 10K 1:11:24 (11:30 pace)
10/18/09 Hadley 5k for farmland 33:48 (10:55 pace)
11/15/09 San Antonio Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon 2:51:25 (13:05 pace)

Miles on Brooks Adrenaline 8
as of 7/4/09 = 209.75

Magic Miles:
7/12 9:27 (!)
7/26 9:11 (!!)




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Member Since: 1/15/2008

SparkPoints: 18,368

Fitness Minutes: 42,191

My Goals:
1. Run a 4 half marathons per year.
2. Boost my cardio to at least 4 days per week.
3. Solidify a habit of strengh training 2x to 3x per week.
4. Get down to 140 pounds!


My Program:
I'm using the nutrition tracker, the fitness tracker, and the teams, and I'm loving it. It's definitely a time commitment, but this site is what I needed to really be ready to do this.

Personal Information:
I'm from Sudbury, Massachusetts

Other Information:
I love dogs and all other animals, too. I also like knitting, reading, walking, and hanging out with family and friends.
My measurements (4/15/08)
Chest: 36
Bust: 42
Waist: 37 (this is strange since I am wearing 30" waist jeans and they are big on me)
Hips: 39
Neck: 14
Wrist: 6
Upper arm: 12
Upper thigh: 21

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FREEDOMSTAR
4/9/2011 6:01:52 PM

Hi How are you doing?

cheers
John

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THECITYMOUSE
1/26/2011 9:32:42 AM

Beautiful Woman Award! Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the wall of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out"
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CAROLISCIOUS
11/23/2010 3:39:37 PM

I'd love to know how you felt the first few days after doing the marathon. Were you incredibly sore? Was it hard to get on a plane to get back home?

I enjoy running simply for the calorie burn. And, I like saying, "I am a runner." I'm just not interested in long distances or improving my PR. Having said that...I am envious of the bond that is forming between all of you. I would love to be a part of something like that. There is a direct flight to Miami from P'cola, but I don't think I could be ready...my cardio has fizzled lately. I'm making a new start this weekend.



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GUNGHONIA
11/17/2010 5:07:43 AM

Woohoo! You did it! So nice to meet you and share in your accomplishment!



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MTER67
11/15/2010 8:05:51 AM

Congratulations, Marathoner! It was great to meet you this weekend and share in the excitement of your first marathon. Way to go!



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