Category Archives: 220 For 2013

Workout – 12/26/13

I went for a 5K run before lunch today. With the holidays, and me having a cold, it’s been a while since I have been able to run. And, it showed. I hit the wall at the 2.1 mile mark … Continue reading

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Workout – 12/12/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. I really had to bundle up as it was 25° F with a RealFeel® temp of 11° F out there. I did the whole 3.1 miles without stopping. It was hard. … Continue reading

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Workout – 12/10/13

We have snow here today. They are forecasting 5 inches. I tried to get out for a 5K run just as it started to come down. But, it was too much. I couldn’t see because the snow was blowing sideways. … Continue reading

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Workout – 12/3/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. It was terrible. My legs felt like lead. And, about 1.8 miles into it, I had to break down into an alternating walk/jog to complete the 3.1 miles. Total time was … Continue reading

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My 14th “5K” Race (Ever)

I ran a very hard 5K race today. It’s full of hills. This is the 3rd time I have run this race. And, I failed. Twice, I had to break down into a walk. I was simply going too fast. … Continue reading

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Workout – 11/26/13

I went for a 5K run this morning after breakfast. I did the 3.1 miles in 25 minutes and 41 seconds. This is the third time in a row that I have done it without walking. All good news! I … Continue reading

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Workout – 11/21/13

I went for a 5K run this morning after breakfast. I took my “harder” route. Guess what? I ran the whole 3.1 miles in 25 minutes and 39 seconds without ever breaking down to a walk! This is great for … Continue reading

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Workout – 11/19/13

I went for a 5K run this morning after breakfast. My goal was to make 2.5 miles without breaking down to a walk. And, I made it. Next goal is to make it to 2.8 miles. All told, my time … Continue reading

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Workout – 11/16/13

I went for a 5K run this morning after breakfast. My goal was to make 2.2 miles without breaking down to a walk. And, I made it. Next goal is to make it to 2.5 miles. All told, my time … Continue reading

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Workout – 11/15/13

I went for a 5K run this morning. For a change, I tried a route that I hardly use and did it without my iPod. I hit the wall at the 1.9 mile mark – which is bad but better … Continue reading

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Workout – 11/14/13

I went for a 5K run this morning. It was brutal. Around 1.3 miles, I got winded and ended up doing an alternating walk/jog home from there. I covered the 3.1 miles in 27 minutes and 22 seconds. And, I … Continue reading

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Workout – 11/4/13

It’s been six days since I went for a run. Worse, I spent the whole weekend being lazy, extremely lazy, and over eating. This morning, after breakfast, I went for a 5K run. I broke down at the 1.8 mile … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/29/13

Went for a 5K run after breakfast today. Must have been running too fast? Broke down to a walk after 2.3 miles. Did walk/run/walk/run after that. Finished the 3.1 miles in 25 minutes and 14 seconds. This is workout #76 … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/24/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. I took my harder route. It was cold and somewhat windy. The results were not good. I broke down to a walk at 2.2 miles and did an alternating walk/run from … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/22/13

I went for a 5K run today – even though I was not in the mood for it – after breakfast. It just seemed like too nice of a day not to get out there before I spent the whole … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/21/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. I decided to take my “harder” route. And, my goal today was to (1) keep my pace, (2) run the whole thing without walking (3) breaking down to a slow jog … Continue reading

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My 12th “5K” Race (Ever)

I was off for this race today. I got up at 6 AM and had some oatmeal, a glass of water, and a cup of decaf tea – since I had to get my 9-year old son to his baseball … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/17/13

I went for a 5K run at 7:15 PM tonight. It was pitch-dark out and I could not see where I was going. But, I did the best that I could do – and thought I was running OK. The … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/16/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. I was determined to make the whole 3.1 miles running – since I have a race this Saturday. I took my “harder” route. And, it was hard! I never would have … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/13/13

I went for a delayed 5K run after breakfast. It was hard – as I was not feeling 100%. And, I took my harder route. Also, it was breezy. This was very difficult for me. I had to push myself … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/11/13

I went for a delayed 5K run after breakfast. (I was stuck on a work call earlier.) It was hard – especially at the end! – but, I ran the whole 3.1 miles without breaking down. My time was 25 … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/9/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. It was cool out – much cooler than lately – and breezy. (I hate running in the wind!) I was over dressed – with a hoodie and sweat pants. That was … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/8/13

I went for a 5K run before dinner this evening. It was hard. But, thanks to my iPod, I pushed through it. I thought I was going fast? But, my time for the 3.1 miles was 25 minutes and 48 … Continue reading

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My 11th “5K” Race (Ever)

I did well this morning. There were only 74 runners in the race – and most of them were running with dogs. But, I finished third overall. That’s a first for me. Also per the results, I finished 3rd out … Continue reading

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Workout – 10/4/13

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. This will be my last run before my race on Sunday morning. Today, I decided to run without music – to see how I would manage – since I may not … Continue reading

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