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December Goals (Read 449 times)

Wandering Wally

    160 miles

    Run!  Just Run!


    Trail Runner Nation Podcast


    Part-time Ninja

      1) Run 4-5 times a week

      2) Continue weight training

      3) Eat 90% clean through the holiday Cry

      4) Rock my 4 inch heals at a Christmas party without hurting myself

      Women are like angels, and when someone breaks our wings, we continue to fly, on a broom, we're flexible like that...


      Warrior Princess

        to run again

          170 miles


          try to figure out what's going on in my head these days. 


            Stay healthy/injury free

            Run 80 miles (would be my highest mileage month)

            PR in my half next weekend

            Not to let myself slack during the holidays!

            Formerly Jackie_601 on RW


            Next up:

            4/27 - Green 6.2 10K

            Camp Muir

              1. 100+ miles  base building
              2. injury free


              I've picked this as a down month as racing season is over here for awhile.

              Bin Running

                1. Injuries free


                2. Sub 2hrs HM

                2015 Races

                2XU HM - 29 Mar

                Shakedown Street

                  1. Run-140m, PR HM below 1:56:40 without being greedy and blowing up

                  2. Swim 12-15m

                  3. Actually wrap xmas crap before xmas

                  4. Stay under 205 during the holidays

                  5. Figure out what is for xmas dinner for the people coming over before the 23rd

                  6. Finish my three year ends on time!!!!!

                  Started-5/12, RWOL refugee,5k-24:23 (1/12/13),10K-55:37(9/15/12),HM-1:52:59(3/24/13)


                    1. Re-introduce speedwork to train for my series of 3 10ks in Jan/Feb/March.
                    2. Get on top of my piriformis niggle.
                    3. Lose a few kilos rather than gain a few!
                    4. Run 4 days/week consistently.



                    PRs:  1 mile  6:57  //  5k   24:12  //  5 mile  39:32*  //  10k   49.10*   //  Half  1:52:18


                    * courses slightly short


                    "It's not the mountains we conquer, but ourselves."

                    ~ Sir Edmund Hillary


                      -stay healthy - between 41 and 44 miles a week
                      Hey Doc

                      Feets don't fail me now

                        1. remain injury free and train smart.  Sitting on the bench for Sept/Oct was not fun.


                        2. Continue 4:45 am wake up call to get miles in before work as much as possible.


                        3. Do not run <30 mpw unless there is a really good reason. 


                        Smaller By The Day

                          World domination

                          New socks

                          40+ miles per week


                          Weight 100 pounds lost

                          5K 31:02 Sept. 2012 / 23:36 Sept. 2013 (Same Course)

                          10K 48:59 April 2013

                          HM 2:03:56 Nov. 2012 / 1:46:50 March 2013

                          MARATHON 3:57:33 Nov. 2013


                            1)  Get my head back on track.

                            2)  Work on "faster" stuff.

                            3)  Find a race...10k or 5k.

                            4) Get out on the trails...

                              1. Work my way back toward my normal 40+ mpw.

                              2. Reintroduce speedwork with strides and fartleks to be ready for marathon training next month.


                                1.  Continue building miles.


                                2.  Set some MPW personal bests


                                3.  Stay healthy


                                4.  If I am feeling healthy, start doing some speed work in preparation for a possible fitness check 10K in early January.