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Goofy 20.1/Wine & Dine Half Marathon 4.1

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Ironman inspired me, what can I say...yesterday, Bruce and I had a "date" in our garage, where we fixed up my old college bike. We dusted off the cobwebs (which it really had, how sad is that) and put it in working order. I purchased a helmet and a set of lights, and I'll all ready to take it on its maiden voyage! The plan is to start riding, look to training for a sprint triathlon next year, and if I take to it, invest in a nice road bike...and after that, who knows??? Short term, I've still got plenty of running to do, though. Did a slower-paced six miles last night, and am gearing up to run Fox Cities Half Marathon on Sunday. The half isn't really going to be "raced" as such - I'm due for a 14 mile training run this weekend, so it seemed like the perfect idea. Run about the right amount of miles, with other people and in a new venue, great way to combat boredom. And I get a shirt and bonus bling at the end!


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    Awesome! Good luck!
    2742 days ago
    You go girl - I need to dust off my bike and find some roads to ride.
    2742 days ago
  • LAURIE5658
    RB, I will be your loudest and most obnoxious cheerleader as you take your journey to a sprint!! I'm with ya, girl! ANd yep, running ahn HM as training TOTALLY SERIOULSY works!! Have a great time running Fox Cities and I will "see you" at the finish!

    Love you so much!!

    2742 days ago
    Awesome! Good luck on your race :)!
    2742 days ago
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