Running for sanity

“I run because long after my footprints fade away, maybe I will have inspired a few to reject the easy path, hit the trails, put one foot in front of the other, and come to the same conclusion I did: I run because it always takes me where I want to go.” -dean karnazes

I have been into running for almost 8 years. Most people run to stay fit, but I run because I love to run. I have another blog called “A Twin Thing,” but I wanted to set up a running and biking blog. It’s hard when I have a three year old and I am a single mom. I don’t have sitters so I can run all the time, but I am trying to get back into it. My current goal is 40 miles a week, even though it is raining outside.

I will be using strava to keep track of my times for running and biking, but my other goal is to make it to fifty half marimageathons.
This is the first race I ever placed overall. This was the run for the racc race in 2011. Lilly was just over a year old.

I am also trying to do the fifty states, but that will take years. I have ran two full marathons as well. I hope you will follow me through my journey as I get my lonely ass back into the game!

Here are my prs- (not from ten years ago)

According to strava though I know I have a better 10k and half time

1k- 3:48
1 mile- 6:25
5k- 20:31
10k- 45:54
Half marathon- 1:38:25
Full marathon 4:20:02
15k- 1:09:06
8k- 36:19
3k- 11:20
10 miler- 1:14:42
20k- 1:33:21

Wins-
Run for William 5k 2011
Reindeer run 5k 2011
Cupids chase Syracuse 5k 2012
Run for dennis 5k 2012

Close second hahaha
2012 turning stone casino 5k
2011 Lafayette apple run 5k
2013 cupids chase Syracuse 5k
2011 run for the racc 5k

3rd overall:

Eastwood park to park 8k – 2011
Turning stone casino 5k -2013
Run to the sun (poured) half marathon – 2013

Honorable mentions :
I ran sub 1:40 in
The wineglass half marathon 2012
The ithaca skunk cabbage classic 2012

I won stuff in other races but I would like to get out and run and I hope everyone wins something at some stage….but don’t let it get to your head or you will never truly enjoy it!

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