Goals

Scared … but Excited

Of course, the first thing I did after I got my official race results from the Resolution Run 5k was to plug the numbers into McMillan’s Running Calculator.  The prediction for the longer distances – blows me away! How am I supposed to learn to run 26+ miles at a 12:15 pace!!!!  I reckon that…

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A Slightly Alarming Upward Spiral

Ever since Chicago 6 weeks ago, I seemed to have gained eight pounds. Completely negating the 4 pounds I’d lost during taper. Once I started enjoying running, I had stopped looking at the numbers on the scale (or clothes sizes). I appreciated both as side effects of something I liked doing. But every extra pound…

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Post Marathon Blues

Well, not really. Its a different kind of blues.One that is leaving me wondering what I could’ve done better in Chicago, what I can do better. I should be able to do a better than 6hrs 16min finish, right? Right?? So I have 2 choices now –Do another marathon in Jan to satisfy my longing…

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Goals for my First Marathon

As with everything else, I’ve been thinking and rethinking and then thinking some more about what my goals are for Chicago. I’m thinking KISS.  Keep It Simple Stupid. So with that theory – My goal is to finish. I want that bling on my neck. Finishing with a smile instead of grimace would be nicer. End of statement. But…

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6 Days to Chicago – Defining Goals

As with everything else, I’ve been thinking and rethinking and then thinking some more about what my goals are for Chicago. I’m thinking KISS.  Keep It Simple Stupid. So with that theory – My goal is to finish. I want that bling on my neck. Finishing with a smile instead of grimace would be nicer.End of…