Friday, January 4, 2013

First Race of 2013





HOLLA !!! I am now an official runner. Yeah that is right I ran today for the first time and did it 5K style. Don't get me wrong I have gone on the treadmill for 45 minutes at a time but never with a goal to do a 5K. Slowly but surely that athlete who I have been suffocating under this fat is coming out. I thought if I am going to do this I will need help so I joined 2 running groups the first is #13in2013 and the second 5 by the 5th  .
























 Now for the details. I was all ready for battle my hair in a pony tail, little sneakers on, sweats rolled up & tank on. Heck, I even had my little towel and water bottles ( yes more than 1). On the treadmill I jumped on to get down to business. Thinking no problem I got this. Well I was fine until the 1 1/2 mile mark I saw the LIGHT, at the 2 1/2 mile I heard the sounds of the CHOIR singing softly. What !!!  This can't be happening I thought then at the 3 mile mark I heard the voice say GO BACK YOU GOT THIS . So I pushed through and did it. Of course it wasn't like I was Usain Bolt but I did it and that is all that matters. Now I can't wait to do it again and again and again. Next time will be faster and maybe even longer. I look forward to being a part of the Running community for a while.
Not the prettiest picture but
I did it I call this "The Lindsay"



Finished 50:04

3/4 of the way there
The Torture Chamber

is to do this again 



4 comments:

  1. Wow- I love that this challenge is pushing you to get on the treadmill and make it happen! Great job!

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  2. awesome job! That first 5k is always hard but didn't you feel great and proud when you were done?! I am also doing both the 5bythe5th and 13in2012 so we can all cheer each other on!

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    1. I have my pom poms ready I am looking forward to pushing myself and sticking to this running plan

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