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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Training for an April half marathon started Sunday…yes, Sunday, a holiday, and the first day of 2012. I’ve never started off a year running or exercising for that matter but why not? The schedule said to jog, so jog I did. Outside, in the trails at Mitch park, mid-afternoon on a cool day, and I really didn’t have a bad time. It wasn’t the longest 35 minutes of my life, nor the worst.
Monday was also a training day and another holiday from work. Instead of lying around or getting distracted, we trained again…40 minutes.
It’s a long way from the 13.1 miles in April. But I’ll get there. We’ll get there. And the more people I tell, the more likely I will stay on track. Stay focused, stay motivated and keep running.
Give me all your advice…all your tips and warnings…and I’ll try to report at least once a week on my progress. Or better yet, start training too, then come to OKC and run with me in April!
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  • MEAG29
    My run is the 29th...SIL so I'll cheer you on the weekend before and you can cheer me on the weekend after!!!!!

    I'm getting a little excited...I even showered at the gym...that's a major feat!
    3254 days ago
    Make you a deal SIL.... When in April is your half marathon? My 100 mile bike ride in the 21-22 of April... If it is the same weekend we can root each other on along the way... But lets stay committed that we will do it... If it is a different weekend then oh well what the hey lets just say if possible I will come and root you on in person but will not run... LOL I said if possible don't get all excited... LOL


    3255 days ago
    Good luck!! I also started training for the half marathon in April. The best advice I ever got was, "listen to your body." It'll be great to read about your progress.
    3256 days ago
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