Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    WINACHST   13,932
SparkPoints
10,000-14,999 SparkPoints
 
 

Had to change original goal - but...


Monday, September 26, 2011


Here I am crossing the 5k finish line. Considering when I started running I was not able to run to my neighbor's mailbox, I am so proud of my accomplishment. I am finding that running a race is a lot like Spark People, there are many ups and downs on the way to that goal.

1. Set a goal.
2. Design a plan to reach that goal.
3. Begin to execute that plan.
4. Have a plan B in case the first plan is not reasonable.
5. Expect a few failures on the way to reaching that goal.
6. LEARN from those failures so you can avoid doing it again.
7. Stay focused on that goal, i.e. why you want to accomplish that goal.
8. Once you accomplish the goal, set another one.

This was my best "Official" time on a race so far. I could have pushed myself a bit harder to reach my goal of a sub30, but I had some not-so-good eating for two weeks, so my goal for this race was to do a sub31 and finish strong. I accomplished both. I heard some one comment "wow! Look at her go!" as I neared the finish line.

My advice is "Never Give Up! Goals take time and effort to accomplish. Keep Striving to achieve"
SHARE
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

52114ME 9/26/2011 9:38PM

    Way to go Girl!
You are an inspiration to me. I am keeping my eye on you.
I have just updated my long term goals since I recently met mine.

Keep up the hard work!

Report Inappropriate Comment
SANDYBRUNO 9/26/2011 12:57PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
LIV2RIDE 9/26/2011 12:38PM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
KINDREDRUNNER 9/26/2011 12:01PM

    Awesome! Congrats on the finish!

Report Inappropriate Comment
FRANNYMAE80 9/26/2011 11:18AM

    Way to go! Congratulations on you race.

Report Inappropriate Comment
35ANGELS 9/26/2011 10:43AM

    emoticon I'm just starting the C25k this week. Awesome time....any plans for another 5k?

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post


Log in to post a comment.
 


Other Entries by WINACHST