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Last Half Marathon of the year - Tomorrow!


Saturday, June 15, 2013

So I just had one of my fellow Sparkies post a really good blog. Her friend told her she could do something she didn't quite believe that she could, and yet when she tried, SHE DID IT!!
I do not have the exact experience as her but I too have lacked serious training. My races have been my training and they are all about 3-4 weeks apart..talk about poor planning.

15K in March
HM in April
HM in May (where I PR'd by 0:1:59 and if it hadn't been for all that calf cramping WHO KNOWS!)
HM in June - Tomorrow 6/16/2013

Yeah that is a long gap in "training runs" but those are the cards I have and I am playing them. Then I will have an August 7K, and two Sept 5K obstacle courses, Warrior Dash and a Kiss Me Dirty.

However I have not lost a pound and have only gained since late February. Have I really been trying...? (No) I have allowed all of my daily schedules and obligations to allow myself to drown my stress with fast food in my face. Not the best choice I know BUT I have also not allowed it to stop me from doing the "fun" things I have planned for myself.
(Yeah I thought I was looking cute, until I saw this photo) I have this head vision of myself and how I look and then a window reflection or a PHOTO reminds me I am no where near to goal, but I keep tredging.

I have some big plans scheduled for myself...not sharing them all BUT I have already signed up for a HM for next June, will sign up for the 15K in March again and the HM in April again, will do another HM next October....and for now I love that plan!
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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SPUNKYDUCKY 7/3/2013 1:02AM

    Glad that you liked my blog :-)
So proud of you for your success in running and for what it is worth I would be proud to be in that photo - you look great!

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CBAILEYC 6/17/2013 12:21PM

    I hope you had a great Half!
C~

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JAUDON 6/15/2013 3:27PM

    I completely identify with the "head vision" versus reality. /my goal is to keep working on it until those 2 match up.

Good luck on the half tomorrow!!! Maybe a new PR?? :)

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KITT52 6/15/2013 2:29PM

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have a healthy week end

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