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What did I just do???

Sunday, April 03, 2011

I just signed up for a half marathon. It's in Portland, Maine, along a beautifully scenic route. It's at the beginning of October, so the weather should be good and I have plenty of time to train.

It's 6 months from today, actually.

OH MY GOODNESS!!! emoticon

Plan of attack:

I'm going to start going into work early 2 days per week, so I can leave a bit earlier to run. Saturday will be my long run, where I slowly increase mileage to get to 13. (13!!!!) Non-running days will be for cross training (30 Day Shred, Zumba, etc) and Sunday will be for yoga or pilates.

For a little extra inspiration, I just placed a ginormous order with Athleta for some cute running skirts (I've always wanted one!) and tops to match. And a swim/run tankini, just because it was cute. emoticon

And, I've decided that this ( www.onemoremilerunning.c
om/Short-Sleeve/13-1-Half-
Crazy-Short-Sleeve/prod_742.html
) will be my race shirt. Because I will do almost anything for a good shirt.

And away I go... emoticon
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NIFFERNOOT 4/20/2011 9:46AM

    Haha! Love the shirt!

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HAMMLIN 4/4/2011 8:38AM

    What a great link, I loved the "If it weren't for me, you'd have nobody to pass" shirt haha

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VENISEW1 4/4/2011 8:21AM

    emoticon emoticon I hope to do one next year.

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SUSIQZER 4/3/2011 7:41PM

    Thank you for the encouragement, everyone! I'm excited and terrified, but I think it's going to be a very good thing.

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ENDURETHERAIN 4/3/2011 6:52PM

    AWESOME!!! I am toying with the idea of thinking about doing a half someday.... :) I want a running skirt, too!!

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SEDONACAT 4/3/2011 3:38PM

    It sounds like fun and you have gotten off to a good start by buying new outfits. :-)

Good luck! emoticon emoticon

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DANSMOMTPM2 4/3/2011 3:38PM

    Wow, I am envious. I can't even imagine 4 miles let alone 13. But with that said, you have the right support group. We will be here to cheer you on. Good luck - you can do it.

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