>Look What I Can Do!>What a year!
I can run a dozen miles at once.
Today, for the first time, I ran 12 miles without stopping. Last year, I couldn't run more than 1 mile!
Last year, I ran a 10:30mm pace for that one mile at a HR of 175. Today I ran each mile at a 8:45 pace with a HR of 135.
I just signed up for my first full marathon. And I turn 40 in 2 weeks. Take that, middle age!
PBs 5km 17:16 feb14 10km 36:59 june 12 oct13 Half 1:21:30 oct12 Full 2:59:12 nov 13
other performances 5000m solo timetrial 17:43 oct 13 10 000m solo timetrial 36:44 oct 13
started running may 2010 age 42
Good job. I bet in another year you'll look back and say wow, I couldn't have believed I could have gotten here.
2013 goals: Somehow get healthy again.
"If you want to be a bad a$s, then do what a bad a$s does. There's your pep talk for today. Go Run." -- Slo_Hand
"Determined is what I am. Maybe a little sick in the head? Ok who am I kidding ALOT sick in the head" -- rockenmamaof5
Congrats to you. That's an awesome improvement. Keep it up and keep us posted.
Mile: 5:18, 5K: 19:13, 10K: 39:44, Half: 1:28:12, Full: 3:21:56
That is terrific! That is a lot of progress in one year :-) (Sounds like me too, fairly new to running, age 39.5, and the miles I can do keep going up, up, up :-)
Which full marathon are you doing, and when?
The Plan (big parts)→ /// March: Shamrock Marathon /// April: 24 Hour Run for Cancer /// May: 3 Days at the Fair (12 Hour) /// Nov: New York Marathon ∞
Awesome! You go!
all running goals are under review by the executive committee.
Wow, that's a whole lot of progress in one year! LOL@take that middle age! The 40's will be your best decade yet. :-)
Don’t work harder than you can breathe,and you’ll never get out of breath.-- Johnny Nuguyen
2014 Goals | sub-19 5k | sub-1:26 HM | BQ
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