First race of the season for me, a 5 miler. Holy hills batman!!!! It was so not what I am used to running (flat roads). This was through a vineyard on compacted dirt and a number of hills. What makes this WooHoo worthy...I kept my pace despite the hills :) Next week - Philly Broad Street Run 10 miler!!!
"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indominable will." - Mahatma Gandhi
Run for the Vineyards 5 Miler (Mullica Hill, NJ) - April 27, 2014 Philadelphia Broad Street Run 10 Miler - May 4, 2014 ODDysseyHalf Marathon Phila., PA - June 8, 2014 Flyers Charities Halloween 5K Phila., PA - October 25, 2014 Perfect 10 Miler Trenton, NJ - October 26, 2014 Goretex Philly Half Marathon Phila., PA - November 23, 2014
current weight: 196.2
Fitness Minutes: (27,816) Posts: 6,704 4/25/13 11:45 P
Did the Neighborhood Watch 5K on Saturday, April 20th and I got my sub 40 minute 5K walking! My official time was 39:17.6. :)
3/31/12 Trailbreaker half marathon 13.1 miles in 3 hours 13 minutes 4/20/13 Neighborhood Watch 5K 39:17.6 10/5/13 5K Grace Pet Fest 38:47.6 12/1/13 Secret City Half Marathon around 3 hours and 4 minutes 4/19/14 Butterflies for Hope 5K for Lupus 39:23.8 (I hurt my back a few days before, and though it was my first official 5K with some jogging, my back hurt, so was very slow.) 2/7/15 Hearts & Soles 5K, San Jose 34:50 (Recovering from a cold and wet day.)
current weight: 6.8 over
Fitness Minutes: (27,816) Posts: 6,704 4/24/13 9:33 P
HEALTHYCHIC, good to see you back. I managed to get out for an outdoor run for the first time since November last year. Did pretty good, 4.5 miles. Winter just will not let go but this weekend is going to be actually Spring like... im so excited.
Ok, this isn't a race I signed up for (which I need to do), but, yesterday, I actually ran on the treadmill for 3 miles (not stopping for any breaks) at 6.6 pace (9:05 min mile!). That is huge for me. I felt so awesome the whole day. I couldn't stop bragging to my DH and kids. I've been running on the treadmill to try to up my speed and it's working. Now, I'm hoping to get outside on Saturday and see how well I do. Fingers crossed that I don't disappoint myself!!
I was finally able to go for an outdoor run Saturday and Sunday. It felt good but Saturday was tough. I live where I have a lot of hills so I only ran 2 miles but did 4 on Sunday. Felt great. Looking forward to this weekend to run some more.
Life is short so enjoy every moment!
Fitness Minutes: (27,816) Posts: 6,704 4/3/13 12:38 P
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