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8/12/13 1:14 P

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Running is my "me" time. I enjoy running to clear my head, and it feels good to know that I still "got it" at 42. I have not signed up for any repeat races yet because for a while it looked as though we were going to move from Miami back up north. I don't care where we move to as long as it is a city....I am a city girl. I love the noise and the convenience of shops and things to do nearby.

Daphne

You must be careful how you walk and where you go, for there are those following you who will set their feet where yours are set. -Robert E. Lee




Miami Beach 13.1- (3/4/12) - 2:28
Fort Lauderdale 13.1 -(11/11/12) - 2:35
Weston Rotary half - (12/9/12) - 2:30
ING Miami half - (1/27/13) - 2:31
Miami Beach 13.1 -(3/9/13)


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8/9/13 7:26 A

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You are welcome

I can simplify my life and lighten my burdens by deciding realistically what I want to do and what I have time to do. (~_^)


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8/9/13 3:25 A

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I will definitely incorporate some of these tips. Thanks for sharing.

Phil. 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!

No one can do what you are called to do, but you!

Great works are performed not by strength but by perserverance. - Samuel Johnson


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8/5/13 12:20 A

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1. Buy new gear. Purchase a pair of shoes, running skirt or headband that makes you excited to get out the door.

2. Sign up for a race. Committing to an event gives you a good reason to create a training plan…and stick to it.

3. Find a group. Researchers at Michigan State University found working out with a buddy— even a virtual one— motivated subjects to double the length of their workouts.

4. Add a mile. Enhance endurance by stepping up your weekly mileage. To avoid injury, increase your total mileage by only 10 percent per week.

5. Run slower on easy days. Slow down during recovery runs—your rested muscles will help you pick up the pace on hard-effort days.

Finish reading the entire list here
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I can simplify my life and lighten my burdens by deciding realistically what I want to do and what I have time to do. (~_^)


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