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11 miles done...and so am I - LOL!


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

I had been kind of anxious about running 11 miles. Crazy, because this is a distance I have done before. I did run a HM a couple of years ago...hello! But I was in WAY better running shape then.

I think I was so nervous about this run based on what 9 miles did to me. The last mile of my 9 miler was brutal. I was really worried about the same thing happening today.

Well...it sort of did, but in a good way. You see, I was perfectly fine in the 9th mile today. Even mile 10 was decent, though I was getting way slower with each mile at that point. All of mile 11 wasn't brutal...just the last .5!

The moral to this story is trust the training plan. If this experience holds, then I can expect to be comfortable through the distance of my previous long run, and maybe even a bit farther than that. And if today's experience mirrors the 9 mile run, I'll be fine by tomorrow. I can barely walk now, though. I'm really glad to 'only' have to run 5 miles this coming weekend!
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GERBALMAMMA 11/21/2012 8:03PM

    Good to see you have your run on as well as you Thanksgiving! I hope you have a fabulous turkey day

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KANDOLAKER 11/21/2012 2:26PM

    Way to go and keep trusting the plan! Almost there!! Excited for you, and it is just around the corner. Kathy

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LIGHTNINGRUNNER 11/21/2012 10:55AM

    Great job - you are back!!! Have a great Thanksgiving.

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SEEHOLZ 11/20/2012 8:39PM

    Way to rock it! By the time you are done with this training, you'll be ready to tackle 26.2- isn't that amazing?
Btw, which training plan are you following?

Happy Thanksgiving Linda!

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WONDERWOMAN 11/20/2012 4:38PM

    Amaing what our bodies are capable of and what a good training plan does for us. Now get some rest and recover!

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CHAOTICMOM4 11/20/2012 4:02PM

    Your titles always pull me in! Great job you'll be ready for the marathon no question!
Happy Thanksgiving!
Kathy
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-POLEDANCEGIRL- 11/20/2012 3:19PM

    ROCK ON!!! You did it!!!

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