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41 Days till my 1/2 Marathon in Columbus, Ohio

Monday, September 05, 2011

In 41 days I will be running 13.1 miles. I have been faithfully training for the last seven weeks. I have been running since January 2010. This will be an accomplishment for me for many of reasons. Since I started being serious about this race, I haven't lost that much weight. Actually only 8 pounds. Clothes are fitting better, and a little too big in the waist, but not the thighs. The thighs are gaining muscle. ( not liking this too much) I could have easily lost my motivation when the scale didn't move, but I keep plugging along.

I have a nephew that comes with me to the gym and to runners club. He is my motivation. He is my "Jillian or Bob". He keeps me going to the point when we have a "rest day" I feel like I should be running. I have more energy and face each day with a positive attitude.

Before I run the half marathon, I have a 9 mile race on September 10, with at least 3 inclines. I'm not a fan of hills , but I will defeat them.

So 41 days and counting! What a birthday present to myself! 11days after the race I will be 47 and can say I am a 1/2 marathoner! emoticon
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    This wonderful!! Please let use know how you are doing! emoticon
    2347 days ago
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    Good Luck to you this Sunday! You'll do great also!
    2358 days ago
    That's awesome! I just started running this year myself and I can't wait to start training for a half marathon. So far, just one 5K but figure I will do more training after my first sprint triathlon this Sunday which is very scary in itself. Good Luck on both your races, I am sure you will do fantastic!
    2359 days ago
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