Okay, before I can even think about training for one of these again, I need to get my 4-mile run down pat (not even close) and my bike ride up to 30 minutes (kinda close). 3 months ago
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Poop. The half-marathon I ran last year is already full. It’s okay, I guess, since I’d be a few weeks short on training. Well, better look for another one.
EDIT There’s only a 25k at the end of April, and not another half-marathon until June 1. =/ At that point, maybe I should just train for the marathon. 11 months ago
Okay, now I’m a little bit obsessed with running these. It was so much fun, and I actually shaved nearly 30 minutes off of my time than what I was doing in training runs. It must have been race-day adrenaline, and I guess I don’t train that hard :) I ran it in 2:14, but now I want to run another one in under 2:00. 12 months ago
So, I’m signed up for the Big Sur half marathon on November 17th. I’m running it with my sister, so that makes it even better. Today I ran 14.1 miles! And now I feel super happy about everything because of the endorphins. 12 months ago
Was going to register for the Hell’s Gate half in October. I put it off to decide if I could devote the time to training or not. Good thing I did, because it turns out I have a performance that day! Hoping to find another this fall… 14 months ago
I can finish 10k without stopping (only hydration stops).
A friend who ran marathon last year says with this level you can finish half-marathon (with stops, no time limit). I will give it a try someday. 15 months ago
How I did it: I've done numerous 5Ks and decided to challenge myself with a half-marathon. I chose to do the Disney Wine & Dine marathon for two reasons. One, it took place at night. It's hot and humid most of the year in Florda and i had no interest in doing any running in the hot sun. Second, they hosted a huge party with lots of food and, you guessed it, wine afterward!. There were over 12 or 14 thousand people in attendance. i didn't meet my goal of finishing in two hours (i finished in 2:22) but i'm just glad i finished regardless. I will definetly do it again this year! Read how I did it… 20 months ago
So, after that little niggle, I’ve only got back running in the past few week. The physio (sensibly) has me working my training up slowly, so I’m currently running 2 mile short runs and 3.5 mile long runs. It feels like a long way to go before a half-marathon, but unlike a month or so ago, at least I believe it might actually happen now! Things are on the up! 20 months ago