Monday, October 9, 2017

The Good. The Random. The Fun. v. 41

Well! I ran my 2nd half-marathon yesterday! Full recap tomorrow (still processing and coming off my race high) so today it's a mishmash Good.Random.Fun. as I look back on my 12 weeks of training!

This training cycle has been my best yet. I didn't need to skip a single run. Did some small schedule tweaks as trips/weather arose, but every run on the planning calendar was crushed.

I only had one bought of training fatigue and an epic run the following day helped me over that hump quickly.

This go around, I focused on the goal and really didn't worry about pace or mileage. I just ran. I saw parts of the city I haven't seen before. Saw chickens, turkeys, flamingoes, and ducks. Ran hills. Ran for donuts. Ran with friends. Tried new group runs. Ran in Boston, White Plains, and Washington D.C. I ran in the dark, in the mist, in the rain, inside, in the muggy summer heat, and in the early crisp fall temps.

In 12 weeks I covered 262 miles. All for my goal of an epic 13.1 mile race.

The last 12 weeks have been a mix of good, random, and fun runs (plus the usual why do I do this). Chasing unicorns all the way!


   

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15 thoughts on the matter:

Clairejustine oxox said... {Reply}

Oh wow, well done Tamar. I love half marathons. I really need to train up for one again :)

Tom said... {Reply}

...a lot going on in your busy life!

Bekah said... {Reply}

I am so, so proud of you! I can't wait to read the full recap, but I love this training recap! You are amazing!

Heather{Our Life In a Click} said... {Reply}

AMAZING! I'm so proud of you too! You're hitting your running stride!

Jill Foley said... {Reply}

Well done!

Gina Kleinworth said... {Reply}

GREAT JOB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dara @ Not In Jersey said... {Reply}

Way to go!

Buckeroomama said... {Reply}

Well done, T!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said... {Reply}

Congratulations on achieving your running goals! Keep up the good work and enjoy it!

Lydia C. Lee said... {Reply}

Good for you!!

Klara S said... {Reply}

This is fun! Congrats on taking part in challenges.
Thank you for hosting.

csuhpat1 said... {Reply}

That is so very cool and inspiring. Keep it up. Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful week and keep going.

packmom said... {Reply}

This is such a fun collection of your running adventures over the past 12 weeks. And if you're going to chase something it might as well be unicorns.

rebecca haegele said... {Reply}

Wow, that's is surely something to be proud of.

bettyl-NZ said... {Reply}

Good job, you!!