Congratulations Debbie on running that HM under 3 hours. Now stop qualifying your runs as slow. Speed does not define a runner. You run - you are a runner. Fast runners don't call themselves fast runners and regardless of how slow you think you are, don't call yourself slow! I am guilty of doing so myself and am constantly reminded by seasoned runners not to do so. We run, we are runners!
Fitness Minutes: (139,280) Posts: 5,973 10/21/13 12:21 P
Oops, I think I posted this on the wrong thread... I completed a half marathon on Sunday 10/20. I wanted to finish in less than 3 hours, even though I know that is really slow running, and I finished in 2:56.
"... he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus." Philippians 1:6
"If you want something you've never had before, you have to do something you've never done before..." ~anonymous
"The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start." ~John Bingham, runner, speaker, writer
"It's dead-on discipline. Are you gonna do it or not?" ~Rick Mahorn, former NBA player, Detro
My first half-marathon (the Monster Dash half in Chicago) is this Sunday, the 20th. I am super-excited! This will be my first race that my husband and kids will be there for, and a few friends are planning to come out and cheer me on, too. I would love to run it in 2:10, but since it's my first, I'm not overly concerned about hitting that time goal. I just want to enjoy it, which I know I will!
Fitness Minutes: (38,955) Posts: 1,490 10/15/13 3:03 P
I am really excited to be running my first 10k in the Hero Half at the dunes along Lake Michigan. Sunday Oct 20.See the beautiful route at http://youtu.be/Rz3o-DvIq40. It really is the best NW Indiana has to offer.
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I am running from dementia. I exercise to save my brain.
My motto in life: I am not lost, I am exploring. ~Jana Stanfield
PRs Hero HM, 10/19/2014 2:34:27 Hero 10K, 10/13/2013 1:07:51 Space Race 5K, 09/21/2014 30:56 Fall Frolic 4M, 11/02/2014 41:07
It's the thread where you can tell us all about your races coming up this week, and also to link your blogs for the past week's races.
So if you are doing any kind of race or special event this week (and it doesn't have to be running - biking, walking, testing for a new karate level - they all count), please let us know on this thread.
And if you completed something last weekend, and wrote a blog about it, please post your blog links here. It's a great way to celebrate your accomplishment.
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