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Running Thoughts

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Today I did some speed work, starting to get ready for the Senior Games 5K on March 8th. I did a good walking warm up and then ran a half mile at 11 minute pace, walked a bit and ran a half mile at 9 minute pace, walked, and did another half at 8:45 pace, walked, did a half at 11 minute pace, and then did a long walking cool down. I hope to speed it up quite a bit from there, but I felt like that was a good start to my 5K season!!

My Senior Games 5K History:
March 2011 - 31:19 (my first race ever)! bronze medal
March 2012 -30:23 silver medal
March 2013 - 29:02 gold medal

My Senior Games Goal: to qualify for National Senior Games 5K; 28:09 or better is the expected qualifying time. I have run under that time once. We'll see what happens!
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AQUAGIRL08 12/22/2013 2:26PM

    Great! emoticon

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TIME2BLOOM4ME 12/20/2013 8:22PM

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MEXGAL1 12/20/2013 10:33AM

    Marsha, best of luck to you!
You can do it. I just know you can.
Happy Holidays
Sallie

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STRIVERONE 12/19/2013 12:18PM

    I think that's a pretty good start too, and a predictor that you'll have no problem qualifying for the nationals.

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IFDEEVARUNS2 12/19/2013 10:06AM

    Good luck! Well, luck has nothing to do with it. As hard as you work, I know you'll do it. emoticon

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MSLZZY 12/19/2013 9:15AM

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POSITIVE41 12/19/2013 5:56AM

    Impressive - great job!

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_LINDA 12/18/2013 10:51PM

    You can do it! After the long races you have run, a 5 km must seem like a beginners race to you now!
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PS
Congrats on getting your maintainer blog recognized!! Way to go!

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JOYINKY 12/18/2013 8:55PM

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RUN4FOOD 12/18/2013 8:26PM

    Your running is quite impressive, very strong.
Best of luck to you in qualifying for Nationals.

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JACKIE542 12/18/2013 8:19PM

    Very inspiring, bet it will happen. emoticon

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HARROWJET 12/18/2013 8:15PM

    You have an impressive history. emoticon



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ONEKIDSMOM 12/18/2013 7:35PM

    Rooting for you, Speed Sparkler!

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BOOKAPHILE 12/18/2013 5:37PM

    You're always improving and stretching yourself. Go, Martha, Go! I can't wait to hear that you made it.

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GABY1948 12/18/2013 5:35PM

    I can't wait to see what happens on this, Marahs! emoticon I'm with you!!!

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KELLIEBEAN 12/18/2013 4:00PM

    Great history. I'm excited to see what unfolds for you in 2014!

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NATPLUMMER 12/18/2013 3:36PM

    At the rate you've been going, I see no reason why you wouldn't get a qualifying time in 2014.

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WATERMELLEN 12/18/2013 2:54PM

    I'm pretty sure you'll make it happen!!

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