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Lovin' Those Hills

Thursday, March 25, 2010

I love these Dirty Girls cartoons, and they can be found at the Dirty Girls Run website htp://www.dirtygirlsrun.
. I am so looking forward to both the Dirty Girls Run (30K) and the Chocolate Run (Half Marathon) this August as the race, organization, people and concept all sound so fun!

So, I love the above cartoon as it is so me these days. I am loving the hill training. My body feels it's best in the midst of hill training. I feel myself getting stronger; nothing hurts; nothing feels strained. We did nine hills last night, including the Nelson St stairs and...drumroll please...Dundonald! All tolled we ran about 15km last night!

The Around The Bay 30km road race is this weekend. The forecast has changed and they are now calling for rain. I am staying optimistic that the forecast will change back to part sun and cool temps. That is what they were saying earlier in the week. Fingers crossed. I am going to treat this race as a training run -- at least run with my head for the first 20km and see how I feel.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SI1V3RBACK 3/25/2010 4:44PM

I've got to check those out. I have to admit whenever I hear dirty girl I think of a Fraiser episode.

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JERICAJJ 3/25/2010 3:25PM

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4-1HEALTHYCYNDI 3/25/2010 2:24PM

    Sounds like you are having a great time preparing for your marathon and other "training" races. Congrats on finding something you really enjoy and working at it.

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ANITABREAK2 3/25/2010 11:18AM

    Great cartoons! You are emoticon emoticon . Let's hope the weather holds off until after your run.

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BAILEYS7OF9 3/25/2010 10:34AM

    emoticon job!!! I haven't run for a few weeks, been spending all my time packing boxes and moving! Looking forward to one this weekend!

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KARVY09 3/25/2010 9:52AM

    No rain. No rain. NO RAIN!!!

I hope it doesn't rain for you. But if it does, you'll still do great.

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CRYSBROWN1 3/25/2010 9:37AM

    OMG, I thought this was a joke when I read the title of the blog but the cartoon explains it all! I like your positive attitude about hill training, I feel like I can "tolerate" those hills more but I cannot say that I love them. Maybe I need to yell out ALIVE to feel it??

Good luck on your run this weekend, wishing you non-precipitation & cool but not cold temps!

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PINKCOCONUT 3/25/2010 8:59AM

    You're so hardcore! :D I'm very much looking forward to the days that I love hill training! I can barely do 4 hills and you're doing 9?!?! *bows down in obediance*

You are going to ROCK the race this weekend! The hills there will be NOTHING for you!

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AFRISAM 3/25/2010 8:38AM

    Great work on the hills!!!!

Wishing you good weather for the weekend!

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JHADZHIA 3/25/2010 8:15AM

    Wow that is great news you are feeling so good!! If its like Sask there, maybe your forecast changes every few hours ;). It would be nice to have good weather for such a long distance.
You are just so amazing, I admire you so much!!
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    Hahahahaha....this cartoon cracks me up! Love it! Congrats on your awesome hill workout - you are an inspiration to me! :)

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