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Running Goals for 2011

Friday, December 31, 2010

For those that read my blog, you should be aware of the races I have done. I always take it one race at a time. Although I have a 2011 schedule in place, we all know it is not in stone. I am going to put my best foot forward! Woohoo!

If you want to see a draft of my schedule check it out at www.sparkpeople.com/mypa

1. Stay injury free
2. Run at least one race every month
3. Run a 15K, 20K, marathon, and ultra marathon
4. Run a race in front of family
5. Run first marathon
6. Run at least 1,100 miles
7. Start biking/swimming
8. Continue to support and contribute to the running community by volunteering, helping runners, and always sharing experiences.
9. Read at least 1 running book per month
10. Find a running partner
11. Represent my running club (LRRC) Go Birds!
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    You are doing TERRIFIC! I started running just a few days after you... I think it was June 5th. Since then, I have run three 5Ks, one 10K, and one Half Marathon. And, I'm loving it! I also now have two Sprint Triathlons and another Half Marathon coming up in the next 8 weeks. Isn't it wonderful to train and race and have so much fun?!?
    2579 days ago
    You're a force to be reckoned with!! Go you!!!

    2579 days ago
    Great Video! very motivating.
    2635 days ago
    Awesome, you are fabulous! Now run for me, please! You are an inspiration! I loved it, thank you for sharing with me and have an awesome night! Ciao!
    2648 days ago
    Gz,man. Tha music was SO EPIC ! And you're journey has been nothing short of epic ! We don't even need to tell you to keep going ! Huge inspiration !!
    2650 days ago
    I loved your vlog! You found running and dove right in in 2010. What an accomplished year! 2011 will be another awesome chapter of living life to its fullest! You really ROCK!
    2656 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/17/2011 12:52:25 AM
    I thoroughly enjoyed watching that. Impressive!
    2666 days ago
    2668 days ago

    This was such a COOL video blog! WOW, makes racing look so much fun! Wishing you much success in the New Year!
    2671 days ago
    Well done!!! Running intrigues me a bit. I've never been a runner & since I tore my achilles in the mid 90's, the idea of running on uneven surfaces just scares me. I can do a treadmill workout in the gym~no surprises, even, consistent surface & things to hold on to if I misstep & think I'm going to go down. So instead of running, I have done a Century Bike Ride (100miles) & an Olympic distance triathlon (walked the 10k) & the local Turkey Trot 10k (walked & volunteered to be the 'sweep' at the same time).
    In 2011, I have applied to mentor walkers of a half marathon (May 1) which would mean that I train with & do the event with the walkers and I am also doing a 545 mile bike ride for charity (June). I'll be looking at other schedules to see what other events interest me. There's a really interesting Adventure Challenge which involves kayaking, hiking & trail riding on a mountain bike~looks like fun & a great way to cross train.

    Keep up the great work & keep enjoying it. All of your pictures suggest you're having a good time. So great to find something like this that you really like doing. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2671 days ago
    Wow, you don't mess around, do you?

    I love how your smile gets bigger and bigger as the video goes on!
    2671 days ago
  • BEAR2009
    What an awesome slideshow!
    Congrats on a wonderful running (and otherwise) year, and best of luck to you on achieving your goals for next year!
    Hopefully 2011 is the year of the first marathon for both of us!
    2671 days ago
    Wishing you much success for your 2011 goals.
    2672 days ago
    Great goals - wishing you all the best in making them all realities!
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  • MINNA72
    Loved this, Nicholas! You had a fantastic 2010, there is no doubt that 2011 will bring great things with it!

    2672 days ago
    Wow , that was awesome Nick, you rock!!!!! you owned 2010, 2011 doesnt have a chance!! kill it!
    2672 days ago
    Awesome goals and incredible music on that video! You will do it!!
    2672 days ago
    You Rock NICHOLAS!!!
    2672 days ago
  • 55TUCKER
    You are kickin' butt! Wow, keep up the great work.
    I thought i was doing good by getting a new profile pic on the site this week (not a techie in any way) and this video was awesome!!!! Incredible goal list too-wishing you the best and hope you meet every one of your goals in 2011.
    2672 days ago
    Wow great Vblog, I'm going from zero to full Marathon in 2011.
    So this Vblog was just the thing. Just started my 17 week training program for Beginning Marathoner. First week 21 miles of running, (its all on treadmill right now) too cold for me out side. I hope we cross paths in the next year.

    emoticon on 2010 and even more success for 2011!!

    2672 days ago
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