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It's also on my bucket list but I'll have to appease myself with the Jacksonville Marine Corps Half in October. I've done it the past 2 years and it's a pretty awesome race encompassing a run through the downtown area, over two bridges and through the neighborhoods of Jacksonville, FL. I will however be supporting the military on the weekend of the Historic USMC by running in the Freedom 8k to benefit the Wounded Warrior project in Green Cove Springs, FL. My son is a LCPL in the Marines and I try to hit any of the races in my area that support the Troops.
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900 - 1944)
08/13/2011Ovarian Cancer Run 5K
10/1/2011 JAX USMC Half
11/5/2011 Kings Bay 5K
11/11/2011 Fisher House 5K
2012 RACE SCHEDULE
03/17/2012 Shamrock Scamper
3/24/2012 Scope it Out
5/30/2012 Freedom 8k
7/4/2012 Melon Miler 5k
10/6/2012 Jax USMC Half
11/18/2012 Women's Running Mag 5k
I'm thinking about doing it. It's a local run for me and I should but I've gotten out of running this winter and need a kick in the backside to get the miles in. Only doing about 8 a week now.
Dr Dani is in town that week, and I tried to get her to run it, only because she is in town, but she is running in a relay Half on 5/18 and has opted to not run. But she will run in the Baltimore MCVET 5k or 10k on 5/26. I run both.
Start by doing what is necessary, then do what is possible and suddenly you will be doing the impossible -- St Francis of Assisi
Rock 'n' Roll Dublin Half Marathon, Dublin, Ireland, 8/5/2013
That race is on my bucket list, but alas, I'm booked solid this year. Maybe next year.
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13
"Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If i quit, however, it lasts forever..That surrender, even the smallest act of giving up, stays with me" Lance Armstrong
"It doesn't get easier, you get better."
I'll be there!
Is anyone training for the Historic Half? I just started. 12 week program this week. I'd love for us to represent SparkPeople in May. Who's with me? Are you interested in my program?
"The voice in your head that says you can't do it is a LIAR."