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I am a Tough Mudder!

Sunday, September 09, 2012

Yesterday, against my better judgement and in the face of my fears, I did the Tough Mudder event in Cascade, WI. It was both easier and harder than I thought it would be. (If that's even possible!) The best part was knowing it was not a timed event. The only speed concerns I had were keeping up with my team and getting off the course before they closed it.

To everyone who encouraged me before the race, thank you! I'll respond to each of you in turn, but please know that your comments helped me make the decision to go ahead with the race even after last week's poor performance in the half-marathon.

This is the kind of event that requires a lot of training, but also mental fortitude. It helps to have a great team, too! You can't expect to do most of the obstacles by yourself, unless you are extremely fit. You've got to be willing to accept help (and give it, too!), if you want to finish.

All in all, it was a fantastic experience and I'm so glad I did it. Race report coming soon...
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FORBANDE 9/14/2012 8:48PM

    I'm so glad you did this!!! You are AWESOME!!!

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ISAHLIA 9/10/2012 3:58PM

    So Happy you DID IT!!

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RUNNER4LIFE08 9/10/2012 9:41AM

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WOO to the HOO!

I am so glad that you decided to go through with it and do the race. I can't wait to hear all the details and see some pictures.

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PEZMOM1 9/9/2012 9:52PM

    Glad you did the race and had fun.
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DOLPHINNUT 9/9/2012 3:09PM

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RAINBOWZLPN 9/9/2012 2:30PM

    Rock it, girl!!!! SO awesome to hear what an awesome race you had!! Congrats!!

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HOLLY255255 9/9/2012 1:28PM

    I am so glad to hear you did the race and enjoyed yourself!! Way to persevere!

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AZMOMXTWO 9/9/2012 10:48AM

  good for you

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