Races

Tomorrow, March 21

… will be my first half marathon.I’m super excited and super nervous. In spite of being sick for the past 3-4 weeks and not having too many miles after my big 10mile run on Feb 21st, I have trained hard for this. Starting from not being able to run half a mile and wimping out…

Running

The Day I …

10 miles.Would you believe it?10 f$#@^$%@ miles! Grumpy over the last 2 miles, husband brought out a search party for me since I was gone so long, tired and hungry, but 10 miles !!!! Maybe there is something to running, if I can feel this excited even after a whole day of soreness and passing…

Races

Chattahoochee Challenge 10k

This race was a logical progression for me to lead up to the ING half next month. And very weirdly, this is the first 10k I’ve actually trained to run (Peachtree I just walked with a friend; the Labor Day I just showed up and went). It was great weather and a very pretty route…

Running

Assailed by Self Doubts

I’ve been feeling pretty good about myself, my goals and my efforts these days. But when I start to compare or look around, I get assailed by doubts. After the high I had from finishing my hilly labor day 10k, I signed up for the ING half-marathon in March. I shy away from running. I…

Races

Resolution Run 5k – 2010

A 5k run in the cold and wind to start off my fitness resolutions for the year.3.1miles/5k: 41 min 48 sec So – how has this resolution been working out for me?So far, so good. I’ve been running 3-4 days a week. I’ve officially started training for my half-marathon on March 21st.I’ve put in 10…

Running

My First Run

Today, I ran on the roads outside my house. Ran for 3 miles.  The weather was just perfect. The first 10-15 minutes was uncomfortable. The middle 10-15 was tolerable. The last 20 minutes definitely tried to kill me and I had to walk up almost every mountain I encountered. I wanted to give it up and…