Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Monday, March 29, 2010
Sunday, March 28, 2010
I signed up for another run on April 17th! It's just a 2 mile run, so after my week of taking it easy, I'm going to work on increasing my speed!
P.S. Did you get your watch?
Saturday, March 27, 2010
Ready to go!
So happy to see my cheerleaders about 2/3 of the way through...just wanted I needed motivation the most!! So glad to be done!
Kissing my good luck charm
My good luck charm (Thanks Jessica!)
Good luck tomorrow my friend!! You'll do amazing!!! And thanks for all the encouragement today!!
Friday, March 26, 2010
Thursday, March 25, 2010
I was supposed to do a brisk 5 minute warm-up walk followed by a 28 minute run. I did that and only completed 2.71 miles. I was a little disappointed with that mileage. I walked for 2 minutes and then decided I could go longer, so I ran until I got to 3.12 (5K). It took me 38 1/2 minutes total...not great but I know a month from now that number will be lower. That's what's great about all this training...I keep getting better! :)
Saturday is supposed to be 46 degrees (for a high) and rainy. NOT a nice day for a run. I'm pretty bummed...I'm hoping the forecast changes somehow!
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Today's run was physically and mentally tough for me, and then tacking on 3 minutes to the end made it even worse! But I made it and it's done! Only one more training day until my 5K! Struggling with today's run made me even more nervous for it, though!
Monday, March 22, 2010
Sunday, March 21, 2010
I left Craig with the boys at a playground and took off down a trail for 30 minutes. It was fun to run somewhere that I hadn't even walked before...like a little adventure. :) A little sidenote: I've heard of running barefoot but I've never actually seen anyone do it until today!!! Ouch!! :) The weather was still a little chilly but I'll take it over the last couple of days. I'm looking forward to some mid to upper-50s this week!!!
Saturday, March 20, 2010
Friday, March 19, 2010
Glad to have that walk out of the way!!!
My thighs & calves were burning.
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Any advice on keeping a pace while running outside?
How's your playlist these days? Since I've been doing these runs without walk breaks, I find that music really helps to keep me motivated and gives me an extra push when I need it. I know it's recommended not to listen to music during races though...thoughts anyone?
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Monday, March 15, 2010
Sunday, March 14, 2010
Saturday, March 13, 2010
Oh, not sure if you're still looking for music, but I got this link through email today...might be worth a check.
Friday, March 12, 2010
Thursday, March 11, 2010
Couch to 5K: Week Six, Workout Two (I skipped workout one since that was the day I was sick), 2.21 miles completed.
I noticed a couple things when going to the gym today...it's a lot more motivating to keep running when there are lots of people working out around you and I'm sorely lacking in cute workout clothes. Also, I saw the PT that worked on my back! That was also motivating for me...knowing he was seeing me run when 2 months ago he saw me when I could barely walk!!
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Monday, March 8, 2010
Sunday, March 7, 2010
Saturday, March 6, 2010
The temps crept into the 50s here today! I just got back from a walk outside with 18.5 pounds of the most adorable resistance strapped to me. :)
Say an extra little prayer for me tomorrow...I'm scared for my 20 minute run!!! :S