I started running last year, my first race was December 2008. It was my first 5k. In the past year I have done 5k's, a 5 miler, 10k, 10 miler and my first half marathon. I started running so I could keep off the weight I had lost (70 pounds). And in running, I have found solace, peace, and friendships.
Short-Term Running Goals:
My goals for 2010 are:
*2150 total miles
*finish a walking/jogging marathon
*a 2 hour half marathon
Long-Term Running Goals:
I want to take each year as it comes.
2009 goal was just to run. I did make the goal of 2000 miles. It was my first year running. I will update my total on the 31st of January.
This past year has been frought with difficulty, trials, and stress. But it has also been a blessing. I learned what I can do, what my body can do, and how to make myself what I want to be.
My three kids have been a wonderful inspiration, and my husband, not matter how we fuss, fit or fight, is ultimately my best friend.
I will be taking the week off, due to injury! My sciatic nerve is acting up, and anything that has impact hurts. If it doesn't start to feel better by Friday, I will be heading to a chiropractor on Monday. See you all next week, hopefully!