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I Finished the Winter Run Series!

Saturday, March 16, 2013



Today I ran the Luck of the Irish 10K - and finished all six of the Winter Run Series 10Ks! In the photo I am wearing the "I Raced Them All!" hoodie (over all my other layers). I am proud of myself!

The weather was a big part of this race - cold (28), damp and windy. The weather, the hills and repetitive nature of the course made this a challenging race. We skipped some walk intervals in order to stay warm, especially at the beginning. This race for me was just about finishing and earning the sweatshirt. I am persistent (AKA stubborn) that way! :)

And, I have learned that not every race is for every runner. I like fun events - cool names & t-shirts, interesting routes, decent parking. I'm looking forward to the next race - the 2 Pi Mile Run in Madison, WI! It's put on by the Engineering Society and we get pie afterwards! :) And later in the year we'll do again a little but FUN race called the Cheesehead Run.

I'm ready for spring to get here!

Thank you for reading, Friends!
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  • v LIVE2RUN4LIFE
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    1259 days ago
  • v JESSIKA_56
    Great job! What an accomplishment!
    1260 days ago
  • v ANDY_54
    emoticon Love the recap! (and the shirt!) Seriously, way to go and congrats on finishing the series!
    1260 days ago
  • v ELISADENK
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    1260 days ago
  • v MIRAGE727
    Most excellent, Mary!
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    1260 days ago
  • v SEABREEZE65
    Fantastic job to finish what you set out to do. I, too, like GOOD parking at a race. Fun names and good food after are also a big attraction for me!!
    1260 days ago
  • v TERID816
    10Ks are not plentiful around Lexington, KY. We do get some, but there are usually no more than 1 per month to choose from. 5Ks, on the other hand are very plentiful! I look for the ones that support good charities and interesting routes - Cool T-shirts are desirable too!

    Way to go on finishing the race series! emoticon
    1261 days ago
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