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First Race Ever!


Sunday, March 10, 2013

Today I signed up to do my first race ever! I am pretty darn excited! This is it: http://www.tristandrews.com/su
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It is a 5 miler around Minister's Island. I grew up not far from there and I have always wanted to go to Minister Island and never have. I have been to the point where it connects to land at low tide, but I have never gotten on the island. So, I am excited to say I will set foot on the island for the first time and run my first 5 miler all in the same day! This is the first time in my life that I am physically training for something (with a very visible goal)! I'm hoping I can get some other people in my family inspired to try it, even if they are walking it (which I DON'T plan on doing)! :)

Also, I signed up for the March/Spring challenge in "20 Somethings with 50-99 Pounds to Lose" which is also going to be really fun time - and my first such challenge! First week will be 15 min of cardio everyday! WOOP! Also, I am going to use the chance to be a bit more accountable at eating my veggies! I've been doing really well this week and I hoping the challenge will help me stick with it everyday and make it a daily norm!

Here's to spring!
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EMERALDELEPHANT 3/18/2013 10:11AM

    Looks fun!! Can't wait to hear about it!!

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--DEA-- 3/11/2013 6:17AM

    It's funny..I had this crazy idea to sign up for a half-marathon in 6 months and there is this little voice in my head telling me..you're not a runner, you never were etc etc..but for some reason I keep bumping into posts like yours and I think to myself...is the universe trying to tell me something? lol Good luck to you, and fingers crossed!
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MINNESOTAMAG 3/10/2013 10:02PM

    Congrats on signing up for your first race. Way to go!

I'm in the same challenge you are - in fact I'm a team captain, and that is a first for me.

Here's to meeting new challenges head on and doing an awesome job!

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