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New profile pic, new target.

Monday, March 18, 2013

So. 21.097494?
The metric equivalent to 13.1 miles.

June 22, 2013?
12 training weeks from March 31, the day I'll start training to run a half-marathon.

New target?
To run 21.097494 km on June 22.

I'll probably be running by myself, unless I decide to organize a local HM event.
What's bizarre about this target is that until a year ago, I've never considered myself a runner. Then last year I trained for and ran 10k, plus. Wasn't *so* hard. I've been following so many distance runners my age here on SP that I figured, "Why not? You've nothing to lose, plenty to gain by trying."

So, here I am, committing myself to my SparkPeople friends and gurus, to train for and, barring unforeseen circumstances, complete a half-marathon distance run in the first half of 2013. There's also a near-by Fall Classic that I'll most likely join come September.

Keep my feet to fire, SparkFriends, just close enough to give me Hot Feet, not burned soles : )
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