Okay, so for 2013 I am going to have FUN! Not that running isn't always fun, but I had a wonderful breakthrough year last year and I want to play this year :) AND get faster! So, my first goal I'm going to put out there is my yearly mileage goal. It is 2,186 miles from my driveway to my sister (QP's) driveway! I want to spend this year on a virtual trek cross country running those miles. So, that is how far I will run in 2013...from my house to QPs. It will take all year and yes, this is measured on Hwys so it isn't really exactly how I COULD run it, but good enough. 43 miles/week...totally doable, and a fun goal to track how far I've traveled as I go along. Who knows...maybe I'll even run PAST her house :)
I will do more trail runs, Boston, Pacing duties, another Half IM and some other tris. I'm excited for this next year and look forward to having fun with all of you out on the roads, and trails! Maybe bag a few peaks this year too!!
Long-Term Running Goals:
Big Dreams: 5K in 20:2X; 10K in 39:XX; Half in 1:29:XX; Full in 3:15:XX; complete the Rim2Rim2Rim run and not die; Comrades; Iron(wo)Man.
Run for the rest of my life!
4 children: twelve, eight, five and baby Fartlek - 2 1/2. Wonderful supportive husband that lets me drag him and the family all over for race after race!
Finished 13 marathons and LOVE running that distance! I'm definitely hooked to the marathon monster and hope to constantly improve my endurance, speed and stay injury free!
I've also found a love of trail running! I hope to keep improving on this front.
After being injured with a broken foot at the first of 2012 I found a tri group and started training with them and am now loving tris! The half IM was harder than I'd ever imagined...and am ready to do it again. I'll earn my bike butt and someday have enough time to train for a full IM.
I've gotten fat and slow...too much trail running! :)
*THIS ONES FOR YOU KID* (you know who you are!)
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From Tom Slick on Tue, Sep 04, 2018 at 20:17:29 from 184.108.40.206
Good on you for being a super great pacer! How many runners did you shepherd into the finish line?
From RAD on Tue, Sep 04, 2018 at 20:21:48 from 220.127.116.11
Not surprised you're the first to comment! Thanks for keeping an eye out for the post :) I forgot my username so I had to wait to get back on the "old" computer where it was saved!
One lady was 30 seconds ahead and another 90 seconds behind. They were my 2 strong hold outs! GREAT runners and I was impressed with their skills. I lost the group of 5 or 6 we had from the beginning around mile 15-16...where all the hills start. Go figure, right?
From Tom Slick on Tue, Sep 04, 2018 at 20:27:03 from 18.104.22.168
RAD - Who loves ya baby? Glad to see back on the FR Blog! I know there will be a lot of excitement when the others see you’ve returned!
From RAD on Tue, Sep 04, 2018 at 20:43:55 from 22.214.171.124
Maybe I'll take the time to update my goals too...they are only 5+ years old!
From Toby on Wed, Sep 05, 2018 at 05:14:50 from 126.96.36.199
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