I haven’t run more than a mile in over a year. Yet there I was, researching training plans for half-marathons.
That was one week and 2.5 miles ago.
Last week, I created my own training plan, running three times per week, based on some of that research. The week started at a one mile. By the end of the week, I hit my goal of 1.5 miles. Now, I should say that I absolutely do not “run” fast, more of a jog. Sometimes I think that a speed walker could beat me.
I think it’s a little (or a lot) like this…
But hey, at least I’m working on it (and that little girl is so cute it is hilarious, so I’m okay with it… plus it looks like she can out run me any day).
Tuesday of this week, I hit two miles. I called my husband in the gym parking lot to tell him my exciting news. I even emailed my parents. Yes, it’s only two miles, but it was MY two miles.
Today, I was at the gym first thing this morning. Laces tied on my old running shoes, I was able to check off 2.5 miles on my training plan.
I have 18 weeks left. I can do it. “Slow and steady
wins doesn’t die while running the race.”
My next order of business is getting an “official fitting” for a pair of running shoes.
Today’s Question: What have you done recently that made you proud?