This is the time of year where we set our goals for 2013. I am making mine public so that I am held accountable for them. Here are my goals:
1. Don't get injured.
2. Complete Massanutten 100
I'll be back
< 20:00 100M
< 2:55 marathon
MTA spend less time injured. Means fewer races. Once my hamstring heals.
2014 goals: functional hamstrings < 2:55 at Napa < 24 at Western States
Finish Burning River
Finish my third Baker to complete my medal
PR every distance
Run a crapload of miles without getting injured
3/17 Shamrock Marathon
4/20 North Coast 24 Hour
7/27 Burning RIver 100M
8/24 Baker 50M
10/5 Oil Creek (distance to be determined)
Brands I Heart:
Altra Zero Drop
MTA spend less time injured.
MTA spend less time injured.
+1. My foot has gone south again. After spending the last 2 weeks on crutches again, I'm off them for now but am going in for an MRI soon to figure out what's going on. If it's able to be fixed once and for all, my running goals for now are:
WS 3-Day Training Camp (Memorial Day Weekend)
Mt. Hood 50 (July)
Headlands 50 (Sept)
Leslie Living and Running Behind the Redwood Curtain -------------
2014: May - MDW 70-Miles; July - Mt. Hood 50
"The farther you go outside, the farther you go inside." (Unknown) Ultrarunnerpodcast
Trail Runner Nation
To complete a difficult trail 100 miler - Black Hills 100. I will be 50 this year and frankly, my friends and relatives don't know how to react to the news of my entry into the race. I don't think they can comprehend it or they think I'm lying about a 100 mile footrace that is run all at once....or they think I'm crazy and don't want to say it to my face. I get a lot of blank stares.
2013 Goal: Survive JFK50
I am a relatively new runner, so my goals are probably pretty lofty for my level of training so far.
1) Run 2,013 miles in 2013. (This will more than double what I did last year. 2012 was about 1,000 and 2011 was closer to 500 mi).
2) Run all 365 days in 2013. (At least 2 mile easy runs on what used to be the 'off' days).
3) Run the Hampton, VA 24-hour race and my "A" goal is 80+ miles. (I only got 40.5 miles last year in my first 24-hour race. Stopped at less than 12 hours in, but am much better trained and educated now!)
The Plan (big parts)→ /// Nov 23rd : JFK-50 Miler in MD (survived!) /// Dec 21st: Seashore Nature Trail 50K in VA Beach /// March 2014: Shamrock Marathon /// April 2014: 24 Hour Run for Cancer ∞
1) 3500 Miles in 2013.
2) Sub 24 hour Headlands 100 finisher.
3) Sub 2:45 Marathon. Tentatively aiming for Chicago.
Marathon PR: 2:52 at CIM 2012 - Half PR: 1:22 at Berkeley 2013
2013 Finishes: (2) 100M, (1) 100K, (2) 50M, (5) 50K, (4) Marathons, (1) Half
2014 Goals: 18:00 at Rocky Raccoon 100, 2:45 at Boston
Next Race: North Face 50M - 12/7/2013
1) No injuries!
2) Finish first 50-miler.
3) Run 1000 miles in 2013.
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