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Week 7 - Half Marathon Training

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Today's assignment was to walk 7 miles. I did it on my treadmill, as usual, and had set the goal to finish in 2:12:30. I was able to finish it in 2:08. WooHoo! By the end I have been tired but my body doesn't hurt while I'm on the treadmill, different story once I get off.

I'm so proud of myself that I have not missed a single day of workouts in 7 weeks!
Next weeks assignment is 8miles. I'm setting the goal to do it in 2:28

I have a brother training for his first marathon. He did 14.75 miles today running 8min miles. He is very inspiring! He mentioned his time goal for the marathon is 3:45:00. I told him that sounds like a good goal for my Half. So there it is, I've set that goal. Out for all to see. And now something for me to work towards.

On a different note I get to go on a date tonight! A date with my 16yo, 6'9" son. My niece is an amazing ballerina, 17 yo and is a trainee for a professional ballet troup in our state. She is performing in Swan Lake tonight and gave us two tickets. My son and I will be heading for dinner and then on to the performance. My family is being so supportive with my goals, my wonderful son said I could pick where we're going for dinner to make sure I can find a healthy choice!

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Krista
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  • SPUNKYDUCKY
    You are doing truly fantastic! Glad to see you achieving and exceeding your goals!
    2109 days ago
  • CARRIE1948
    You're doing so well on your training. Hope the performance was fantastic
    2109 days ago
  • GRANDMABEAST63
    Woohoo on your training, and enjoyed dinner and Swan Lake !!!!! Especially in the company of your son:).
    2109 days ago
  • FRUITYFUL
    I am SO impressed that you haven't missed a single workout in 7 weeks!! Way to go!

    How sweet that you and your son are going on a mother/son date. I love doing those with my kids. Have a wonderful time!! emoticon
    2110 days ago
  • FITWITHIN
    Keep up the great work with the training. Have a great time tonight.
    2110 days ago
  • HOLLYS_NEW_LIFE
    Congrats on the training, you're doing great = ) Enjoy dinner and Swan Lake with, what I'm sure will be, a wonderful date ; )
    2110 days ago
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