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Beach Run

Monday, August 19, 2013

I have lived near the beach all my life and have never, ever run on the sand for a workout. Friday morning, my running buddy Paulette and I ran four miles on the boardwalk then decided to run the last few blocks on the sand.

I always thought it would be TOO HARD to run in the sand, so I avoided it, until Friday. I overcame my thoughts about it, and glad I tried it....ahhhhhh NEW LOVE, we both loved it. WOW, I can't believe I have never done this....BEST workout EVER. This new love will be adding to my running schedule once a week.

The best thing happened during our morning run.....Paulette tells me she's ready for a half marathon, WOO HOO, time to get into half-marathon shape. YEAH, a goal to work towards. Sis, Paulette and myself....Flying Pirate we come.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MWWENSIN 9/12/2013 8:21AM

    Glad your experience on the beach was positive. I think it all depends on the consistency of the sand and the slope of the beach.

Congrats on your attempt to run a half marathon. It is just like a 10k just a little longer. You can do it easily by extending your long runs.

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BOILHAM 9/11/2013 11:03AM

    Just saw this blog. I ran on the beach when I was in the Panhandle visiting the state parks on the beaches. Easy on the feet and fun.

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BILL60 8/23/2013 7:06AM

    You go, girl!!

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SUEAZZI 8/21/2013 10:47AM

    I've never tried running on the beach but it sounds like fun. It looks so inspiring too! I love the ocean but it's about an hour away; I'll have to add it to my bucket list! HM ~ you go girl! emoticon

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SHARON10002 8/20/2013 1:25PM

    emoticon on overcoming that obstacle, and a big emoticon to you and your sister for in enrolling in the Half Marathon!

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JLITT62 8/20/2013 7:43AM

    I LOVE running on the beach & if I lived where you do I'd be doing it often! Sadly I'm hrs from any ocean & in oct it'll be too cold, most likely, to run barefoot on the sand.

I will just have to enjoy vicariously thru you.

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LAURELSPARK 8/19/2013 10:40PM

    Sounds like beach volleyball. It takes it out of you but it's loads of fun!

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2HAMSDIET 8/19/2013 7:37PM

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BOOCH6 8/19/2013 10:41AM

    Go get it, girl !! emoticon

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NATPLUMMER 8/19/2013 10:35AM

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