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3.5 miles with hills, outside and windy!

I was feeling very nervous before this run.  People were running with me and I wasn't sure I could complete the run.  I had the feeling in my head that people were counting on me so there was no backing down! No matter what!

Love this watch!  I can count down from 5 minutes for
my intervals and it beeps :-)

Run/Walk partners in crime.  Thank you ladies! 

It was a windy day! - I felt warm after the first mile or so.

Post run - feeling great after 3.59 miles.  No more butterflies! 
I could have kept running!  For time I think we ran the route in
39 or 40mins  (11min mile).  I wasn't keeping close track of the actual start time.

Note: I'll be celebrating with an early dinner - home cooked meal
of fillet, mushrooms, 1/2 baked potato, and acorn squash. 
Then a fire, a few apps and a beer with Chris
and painting my toes after the kids are in bed.

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  1. Thanks for organizing! It was a great run - most challenging weather I've run in so far. That wind was brutal. Let's plan a few more before the St Patty's race. You did great!

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  2. Next Saturday anyone? - Pretty Please :-)

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This morning was 35 degrees, rainy, hilly, and I couldn't have done it without the great group of women I ran with today. 
As I was running I received a few comments on how cut my calves looked.  The first thing that came to mind and I said out loud was: "yes I have big calves".  The response I received was: "I wish I had your cut calves".  It's funny how what we have others want and vice verse (I would prefer smaller less cut calves however they do come in handy on the hills).  It's funny how perceptions can very greatly from one person to the next.
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Today I am wearing running tights for the first time btw - and I love them!  I don't look as bad as I thought and they feel great on.
Ladies you keep me going.

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