A Year of Running

So, I did it!  I’ve been running for a full year. Not every day. Not as fast as I want to. Not every time I was supposed to.  I did, start running faster, lose weight, finish 3 half marathons, and set personal records in the 5k, 10k, 15k, and 20k(only did 1 lol).  Also, I learned that I am capable of doing things like running for 3 hours, that is tougher mentally than physically I think.  It hurts no more after 3 hours than it does after 1.5 hours.  Running hurts, but your mind can keep you going.  I am not done running.  I am doing my first full marathon in just a few more weeks. I’m nervous, but confident that I will finish. Also it will be a PR because it is the first. Stay tough and run on!

By | 2016-12-15T23:21:23+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|running|0 Comments

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I have gone up and down in weight over my life. I ran cross-country in high school, but that was 25 years ago. I was up to 245lbs at 5'6" tall, not good. I have tried all different styles of eating, from vegan to low-carb. After really seeing how out of shape I was, I decided to get in shape. A year later, I have been running at least 3 days a week and am getting ready for my first marathon. As a fat runner, I'm not fast, I'm not going to win, but I will finish.

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