Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Rule Is …

Even though today was colder than yesterday (low 20s) I was so worried about being overdressed, I made a concerted effort not to be. So with one long-sleeved technical shirt under my windproof jacket and a single weight pair of … Continue reading

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Walking Outside in the Winter

Today I decided to walk outside. I haven’t done that much since Christmas and I really missed it. Because I have not been outside much, I wasn’t as experienced planning what to wear as I used to be. I went … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Gyms

Though I am enjoying the one-month gym membership my sister gave me as a gift, I’m not sure it is really me. First, being outside year-round helps my mental attitude. Sun in the winter, or a walk in fluffy or … Continue reading

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Did I Keep my 2010 Resolutions?

Though my resolutions did not make it to this blog, I’m going to use this venue to let you know how successful I was: • Lose that pesky 10 lbs I’ve been fighting for a while.  Yes I did! I actually … Continue reading

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Now What?

Now that I have both a new 1 mile and 5K PR, I’m not quite sure what to do. Do I rest a few days? Do I immediately work on speed? How slow is slow for a long slow workout? There … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Official PR!

I was finally able to access Athlinks today and it is official — my 5K PR was yesterday at 41:16! In addition, my 1 mile PR was yesterday, too! My previous 5K personal record was 42:50, so yesterday I cut 1 … Continue reading

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First Race of the Year — New Year’s River Run

NOTE: Photo was added 1-2-11. Me after the New Year’s River Run 5K.  It was raining with temps in the mid-50s when I arrived at the New Year’s Day River Run 5K today. There were several members of the Buckeye … Continue reading

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