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10k Training!

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

So, I may have lost my mind but I just signed up for a 10k- and I am 5 months postpartum (after a c-section). I have been slowly getting up to running again but I really have only been able to do about 4 miles, and that has lots of walking breaks in it! Yikes!

But I have until July 20th to whip myself into shape. I went on the first "training run" today! I ran 5.9 miles in 68 minutes. Longest run in a LONG time. But I absolutely walked the last mile, I am not gonna lie, and there was at least a minute of stretching on a bench at the halfway point. But it is a start!

Fancy new shoes with purple sparkle laces (got the laces for 67 cents!) Makes me feel like it is the 3rd grade come again!

She sleeps best when I am huffing and puffing.

Wide awake and ready to play after the run!
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  • MRS.NG.06
    " I ran 5.9 miles in 68 minutes"

    YOU are a freaking rockstar!! All I have to say is do it NOW while you can....it gets so much harder when they are mobile.
    2936 days ago
  • no profile photo CD12183607
    I am having a C-section tomorrow and I will definitely be checking back in with you for inspiration on the running. I already have hopes of doing a 5k in October. Thanks for posting about this and great job!
    2939 days ago
    wow, I think you're doing great for this point. hell, I can't even run that much yet! You go!!
    2941 days ago
    That's awesome you are already able to do 5.9 miles! You will do great at your 10K!
    2943 days ago
  • IRP1114
    Yay to getting more long runs in! That is awesome. The 10k will diffidently motivate you to keep it up! You little one is adorable. emoticon
    2943 days ago
  • no profile photo CD2415256
    You already completed 5.9 miles...what is 0.3 more?!? You'll do fine in the race and it doesn't matter if you walk, run, or crawl as long as you do it. Get out there and kick but emoticon
    2944 days ago
  • no profile photo CD13509833
    If you are at 5.9 miles, even with walks, you will be fine!


    Congrats on your little one! She is such a cutie!

    2944 days ago
  • SUGAR0814
    Good luck with your 10K training. I haven't made up my mind yet if I'm going to sign up for another run yet. I have a bad knee. Keep up the good work. emoticon
    2944 days ago
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