Fitness Friday

July 8, 2011

In just 4 weeks...

Life As I See It [Fitness, Health and Happiness]

I started training for the Chicago marathon just four weeks ago and I can't believe the difference it is already making in my running!


On July 4th I ran a 10K and it included many firsts

  • the first one I ran without my daughter 
  • the first one my husband and son were at the finish line when I crossed 
  • the first one I was actually able to power through the last mile with a faster pace than the entire race!

And that's just a piece of what training does for you, it makes the body work when the mind tells it you can go faster. I  decided I could finish that last mile in 13 minutes or in 10 or under and this time it worked! I had the energy, I had the strength and I had the determination to push myself harder than I've pushed in a race in a long time.

My official finish time: 1:04:28.4

Now granted this was only a 6 mile race... but oh the possibilities

Check out more fitness friday blog posts here at Jill's blog!


Leave a Comment

Your Name:
Your Comment:

    No comments currently. Be the first to comment!


▾ Other Recent Blog Posts ▾

Being me: Week 3
January 13, 2019
Friday love
January 11, 2019
Being Me: Week 2
January 6, 2019
Being me: Week 1
December 30, 2018
2018 Year in Review
December 15, 2018
Grieving through the holidays
November 27, 2018
One little word 2019
November 25, 2018
100 days in 2018
September 18, 2018

All Rights Reserved 2019, Unraveling My Heart the Write Way - Admin Login   |   Alt Media Studios