Saturday

Racing Day and Giveaway



Tomorrow is racing day! 



I have been training for a half marathon for a few months now. I am up to running 6.5 miles, so I am wondering what running a 5K in race will be like now. I wonder if my pace will be slower because I am used to running longer, or will I be able to push myself to go faster because I know it's only 3.1 miles... Okay, I am still laughing because I said, "Only 3.1!" 

I am not someone who considers myself a runner "naturally." I am really someone who is trying to love running because you rarely see runners who are overweight! I have spent way too much of my life sitting on the sidelines watching and it's exciting to be out there doing it!  I definitely regret sitting around for so long. It's nice to be out there, living my life!

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7 comments:

  1. I have been there! It took me some time to love the run, and I only kept at it for the same reason (haven't seen many overweight runners). Keep it up and you'll get there. After I conquered my first half, I couldn't wait to do another!

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  2. You will rock this 5k, and I totally get where you are coming from! I predict you will be faster in the 5k, without even really trying-it almost always works that way. Just the fact that you are running more miles will make you faster in the 5k.

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  3. I'm so proud of you and all that you've accomplished!!! Any run fast or slowis better than no run at all. I keeptelling myself this as I have been discouraged recently.

    If I were to suggest an idea for motivational shubeez, it would be "Isaiah 40:31". This verse does wonders for me! -JnDePalmo

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  4. I like the 13.1 one. I'm training for my second half marathon and think it would be a good reminder. @Rolla4

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  5. Wahoo!! Good luck on your race, you will do awesome!! The Shubeez look awesome!

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  6. I think you'll be very surprised at how much fun you will have! Much luck to you!

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