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Saturday, May 11, 2013

Yesterday I ran my 4.25 in 40 minutes. That came to 9.25 minute mile. I'm still trying to figure out this running thing. I knew I started out to fast because I was "dying." I had to walk more often, but i would do it for a shorter distance. My daughter said I need to work on pacing. I agree! emoticon

She mentioned the mental toughness of running and that it's harder than the physcial aspect. She told me to NOT stop running. Even if my pace is so slow that I'm barely moving my feet, she said her coach told her to keep "running."

Today I'm going to go out and practice that. I WILL "run" the hills in my route and work on pacing. I was quite proud of myself yesterday, though!
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KPETSCHE 5/12/2013 7:08AM

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IONA72 5/12/2013 4:57AM

    I have pace problems too and completely agree, it is so much about getting your head in the right mental place. Good luck with your training and progress.

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SLAVEBLUERAVEN 5/11/2013 11:53PM

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CM_GARDNER78 5/11/2013 10:39PM

    That is awesome!! Keep it up!! (And keep blogging about it too!) :-)

Happy Mother's Day!

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MIRAGE727 5/11/2013 10:19PM

    That's a hell of a clock, MJ!
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UNIQUEYGIRL 5/11/2013 9:50PM

    YAY!!!

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BIGPAWSUP 5/11/2013 8:01PM

    You are amazing! I'm so proud of you.

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MEXGAL1 5/11/2013 5:04PM

    Terrific...you go girl!

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MANDELOVICH 5/11/2013 4:23PM

    Fantastic!!!

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KRISZTA11 5/11/2013 3:17PM

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Great job!
I would vote for the walk breaks, they help me run injury free.

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TIME-4-TINA 5/11/2013 12:31PM

    great job!! So, jealous. I wish I could run. I have knee issues that prevent me from doing it. My daughter runs to keep her in shape for field hockey and lacrosse. I told her that she is so lucky that she can run and to keep it up. It's a great way to stay in shape.

you should be definitely proud of yourself!
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KELLIEBEAN 5/11/2013 12:11PM

    Congratulations. I totally agree that it's a very mental struggle. I'm working on that now.... just keep running, even if its more of a trot....I keep telling myself.

I hope you have a great run today!

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AZMOMXTWO 5/11/2013 11:17AM

  have a great day

Happy Mothers day

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