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First Good Run

Posted by LittlePinkHat Jan 15, 2008

It was a great run on Sunday!  It was almost 80 degrees in LA and the sky was beautiful and clear.  I had a wonderful run from James' house to mine, 5 miles door to door.  With so many stop lights, I had time to rest.  I wasn't sure I coul make 5 miles since I had been slacking over the holidays.  But no problems and no knee issues.  I did enjoy walking part of the way, only because I felt like walking which is unusual.  Most of the time, I can't stand walking.  I need to get there faster!  But Sunday, I just enjoyed taling it easy.  My legs hurt a bit yeaterday, but today I'm ready for another run and some weight traiing with Phil.

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Early 2008 and the perfect time to reasses what has been my running career of 27 years.  Nothing to brag about at all, except that I have been running for a very long time.  Just not running well.  I started running track in high school.  And since there were only a few of us competing, I did place third once in the 880.  Being short, I don't run fast and I don't run long.  I am a mid-distance runner and I am at peace with that.  Anything between a 5k and a half-marathon is great.



This year, I would like to be able to actually finish the half-marathon running instead of walking in pain.  And I would like to run a 10k much faster than I do, hobbled by my knee pain.






And hopefully this blog will be the story of how I get there.



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