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Run/Walk/Bike Stats

In February of 2010 I was pushing myself physically to just walk on the treadmill at a speed of 3.6 and now I'm running!

I started running in November of 2010 to start getting my heart rate up (walk 2 minutes, jog 1 minute). Since then it has been a personal challenge/goal of mine to run a race and run it well.  I'm finding that having a goal in mind helps keep me focused on keeping things going in the right direction.  My running today consists of walk 1 minute run 4 minutes for a set duration of time or a set distance (Jeff Galloway method).

I started road biking in September of 2011 and I love it! My long term goal is to participate in a mini triathlon.


5k
Blarney Stone Dash                         30:38;   9:52
Easter Road Race                             29:27;   9:29
Koman Race For the Cure               31:31;  10:32 
Warrior Dash New England         1:06:03;  18:52

5.5 Mile
Salmon River Run (gravel, dirt and some pavement)    53:27;   9:53

12k (7.5 m)
Bay To Breakers       01:20:39;  10:49

Half Marathon (13.1m)
Surf Town Half  02:14; 10:15

Weekly Goal
Run 15 miles total, 5 miles per run
Bike 30 miles total, 10 miles per ride
Swim 15 minutes (1/2 nautical mile)
yoga 60 minutes per week
Kettle bells 60 minutes per week
Circuit Training 30 minutes per week

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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.
The picture in this post was taken after the run.  I tried to flex for the camera to see what my running partners were talking about.  If I can get a better picture I'll post one later.
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.

Keep moving no matter what!