Here's the place to post a quick note about what you are running in 2012.
Share whatever details you have and we will get it updated on the HMT 2012 Race Calendar!
Date: Jan 28th
Race: Texas Half:
Event URL: http://www.texashalf.com/
Distance: 13.1 Miles
Location: Dallas, TX, USA
Goal Time: 1:49:59
Don't worry if you don't have or don't want to share a goal. We'd still love to hear about what you are running.
If the event has a website please do let us know what the link (URL) is. It's nice to see the details of all the cool races out there!
So let's hear it folks - where is everyone racing in 2012?
2013 Goals1) Break 1:50 in a HM (PR 1:52:19)2) Break 4:00 in a Marathon (PR 4:20:39)
I feel honored to be the first to post two years in a row! My parents will be staying in Palm Springs and I did both of these races last year, will do them both again.
Date: February 12
Race: Palm Springs Half Marathon
Event URL: http://www.kleinclarksports.com/page2/page2.html
Distance: 13.1 Miles
Location: Palm Springs, CA, USA
Goal Time: 1:32 (will be refined as I get closer to race, this represents a 2:30 PR)
Date: March 25
Race: Women Running Wild 5K
Event URL: http://www.kleinclarksports.com/page4/page4.html
Goal Time: Defend my 35-39 title!
Palm Springs (California) Half Marathon, February 10
Date: April 1
Race: Greater Danbury Half Marathon
Event URL: http://www.jbsports.com/?page_id=197
Location: Danbury, CT USA
Goal Time: 1:29:59
much more to come, but let's start there...
But Och! I backward cast my e'e, On prospects drear! An' forward, tho' I canna see, I guess an' fear!
Date: Jan 14th
Race: The Charleston Half Marathon
Event URL: http://charlestonmarathon.com/
Location: Charleston, SC USA
Goal Time: 2:15:00
Will be my first half, followed by a full marathon in Feb.
Date: Mar 31st
Race: The Cooper River Bridge Run
Event URL: http://bridgerun.com/
Distance: 6.2 Miles
Goal Time: 55:00
Run this every year with friends. Usually I jog it in about an hour, but after actually training this year I think I can actually race it. We have a friendly competition where we run it with our spouses/significant others and combine the couples times. Whichever couple wins (lowest combined time) gets all their drinks and food paid for when we go out afterwards.
Not much solidly planned on my calendar right now other than these two:
Date: Jan 14, 2012
Race: Smuttynose Indoor Half and Relay
Event URL: http://www.smuttynose-palooza.com/
Distance: 13.1 miles / 66 laps
Location: Milford, NH
Goal Time: 1:40:59
Date: Feb 5, 2012
Race: Mid Winter Classic 10 Miler
Event URL: http://www.midwinterclassic10miler.com/
Distance: 10 miles
Location: Cape Elizabeth, ME
Goal Time: <1:15:00 (10 mile PR)
Did an angel whisper in your ear and hold you close and take away your fear...In those long last moments
Date: Jan 01
Race: Resolution Run
Location: Regina, SK CANADA
Goal Time: undecided, haven't run a 5k in a long time
Just a little race, but New Year's morning is a good time to get going on the running year. I've run this in -46*C windchill and in a blizzard so conditions could be anything winter brings.
"Don't feel like running today...suck it up and run ...you're an athlete." (John Stanton, founder & owner of The Running Room)
"The person who starts the race is not the same person who finishes the race."
Loves the outdoors
I enjoyed it so much, I'm going back for seconds! My daughter claims that in the minutes after the last one I gave her permission to whack me upside the head if I ever signed up for another. I have no recollection of this. I already signed up, so I'm watching my upside.
Date: Sept 30, 2012
Race: Wineglass Half Marathon
Event URL: http://www.wineglassmarathon.com/
Distance: 13.1 miles
Location: Corning, NY
Goal Time: 2:19:59
Decker Challenge 09/12
ok, I finally feel ready and able to train for a half again, so I signed up and committed the $. I know I've been amongst the missing most of the year, but its been a bit crazy dealing with emergency delivery of my daughters twins, her side effects, then helping with the boys... we're finally worked things out to where I can get my morning runs in and think about the time on feet I need for a half. I'm also finally corrected what went wrong after last years Decker Challenge and are not having the calf problems I had for much of the year.
Date: Jan 29th
Race: 3M Half
Event URL: http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/HalfMarathon/Home/
Location: Austin, TX, USA
Goal Time: 2:50:00
I may also run a 2pm Resolution run on New Years Day. Haven't cleared it with family members yet
Now to get my long runs to 2+ hours and I'll be ready! Good training everyone!
bob e v 2013 goals: keep on running! Is there anything more than that?
Finish halves, 3M Half 1/13 and probably Decker Challenge in DecHistory: blessed heart attack 3/15/2008; c25k july 2008 first 5k 10/26/2008 on 62nd birthday.
Here are the races I'm tentatively targeting for early 2012 provided my training goes smoothly:
Date: March 17th
Race: Rock 'n' Roll Half
Event URL: http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/usa/event-details
Distance: 13.1 miles
Location: Washington, DC, USA
Goal Time: 1:44:59 - though my training runs leave me feeling I might be able to go a fair amount faster
Date: April 22nd
Race: GW Parkway Classic
Event URL: http://pacersevents.com/parkwayclassic/index.html
Distance: 10 miles
Location: Alexandria, VA, USA
Goal Time: 1:15:00
Date: May 19th
Race: Kelley Cares 5k
Event URL: http://www.kelleycares.org/
Goal Time: 19:51 (my previous PR set during XC season, so unlikely but I'm staying optimistic)
I ran. I ran until my muscles burned and my veins pumped battery acid. Then I ran some more.
Future Goals: 5:30 mile • 19:30 5k • 33:30 8k • 42:00 10k • 1:15:00 10-mile • 1:40:00 half-marathon • 1000 miles
Great to see the early part of the year shaping up for many! Keep 'em coming!
Date: March 25, 2012
Race: Eastern States 20 Mile
Event URL: http://www.easternstates20mile.com/
Distance: 20 miles
Location: Kittery Maine, through NH, to Salisbury, MA
Goal Time: 2:46:30
I've decided to sign up for some of the events in the RootsRockRun trail series:
Event URL: http://www.rootsrockrun.com/
Location: Port Gamble, WA, USA
Date: May 6 Forest 5K
Date: July 8 Timber Town 10K
Date: Aug 5 Port Gamble HM
Date: Sept 2 Roots Rock 25K
I won't be racing these with a goal time in mind since I have very little experience with trail racing.
I really enjoyed the Spooky 12K they put on last October though and expect these will be exhilarating as well.
If I was ready for it, they are having a 25K on Feb 12...so soon! Dare I??
Use your momentum...keep going. You know you can make it.
Here's 2 on my calendar:
Date: Jan 15
Race: Aramco Houston Half
Event URL: http://www.chevronhoustonmarathon.com/HalfMarathon/
Location: Houston, TX, USA
Goal Time: 1:51
Date: Nov 11
Race: Rock n Roll San Antonio
Event URL: http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/san-antonio
Location: San Antonio, TX, USA
Goal Time: 1:45
2013 goals: • 1st Marathon • <1:45 HM • Stay healthy
Date: April 22
Race: Glass City
Event URL: <cite>www.glasscitymarathon.org</cite>
Location: Toledo, OH, USA
Goal Time: 2:30 This will be my first!
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