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2008
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Location:

MD,

Member Since:

Mar 30, 2008

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

Marathons: Pre-Marine Corp Training Marathon, Marine Corp (5:24), DC Inagural (5:02), Pittsburgh.

National Half Marathon (end of March 2007) 2:18:01 (10:21)

St Pats.Shamrock 8k (Mar. 18, 2007) 45:47 (9:13)

Jingle Bell 10K 2006 60:43 (9:47)

Run for Victory 5k (2001) 27.52.1

Short-Term Running Goals:

In the next 6 months I would like to feel fitter, look fitter, run faster, and not feel like an elephant plodding along. I would like to improve my 5K times, and run a marathon in October. Goal for the marathon is 4:30. Not sure if this is possible....

Long-Term Running Goals:

Let's just get through the summer, then we can talk about long term running goals!

Personal:

Trying to get in shape through running. Not sure I enjoy it -- I feel it too much, I am too loud running.. it is not graceful. Not pretty. I have had some euphoric moments running, like when listening to Bon Jovi (I know...I know) or Tina Turner (you're simply the best!!) but these moments are not that often. I love how I feel after accomplishing a run.

I love the treadmill.... Love my ipod... blink 182 (are you feelin' this..) and a whole mish mash of other tunes that get me moving. I want to be better, faster, more graceful... and more accountable- therefore I am here.

 

 


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Today was a new day for me.... and a good one at that.   Today was the first day of mt marathon training program with the WWW.MCRRC.ORG group. 

As you all know, I sprained my ankle about a month ago.... and I thought that would be the end of my steady progress.   Nope, Not me.   Eager to regain my footing, I set a goalto run another marathon and today was my first run since the sprain....   8 very slow (killer slow) miles.   

Our pace was a lot slower than I wanted to run at.. but the angel sitting on my shoulder convinced me that the first run on my ankle should be conservative.... and the run leader assured me that I am building my base- and not training for a marathon pace just yet. 

Wednesday is the first day of track practice to gain some speed... I am very excited! 

I have missed blogging- and missed all of you!   Happy to be back.. wish me well!  

Jill

 

 

 

 

 

Night Sleep Time: 8.00Nap Time: 0.00Total Sleep Time: 8.00
Comments
From jtshad on Mon, May 05, 2008 at 10:01:27

Welcome back and I hope the ankle is doing better.

Run strong and good luck at track practice on Wednesday.

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