Monday, March 14, 2011

Going to the big Dance!

Pretty good week training I must say. I actually got in 3 swims this past week...ummm that's almost unheard of for me! I went 2 times before work which only allows for 30 minutes but every little bit helps and I did get in a 45 minute swim this weekend. Only two rides in but that's ok one of them was OUTSIDE! Three runs just short ones as it's my last easy week before the 1/2 marathon. However I met up with a couple of people from BT and had a really nice time meeting them. I ran on my own for the first couple miles and then was joined by one of the girls and she kept me moving right along. It's pretty obvious to me that running with other people seems to be the key to bettering my run. She kept me at a good pace and I finished up the 5 miles with an 11:30 average which is darn good for me especially considering I was holding a conversation!

Speaking of BT and meeting up. Looks like we are going to try for a meet up this Sunday on the 20th. So any of you Colorado folks that might be interested check out the link or drop me a line and I will fill you in as plans are made...just let me say that there is talk of bottomless mimosas after the run. Several of us are planning for around 10 miles.

And now I just want to share an inspirational March Madness story. If you have a few minutes go watch this video it's about 5 minutes long and tells the story of a young man who has over come many obstacles to become the Big Sky Tournament MVP as well as First Team Academic All-American. He has helped to lead the Bears on their trip to big dance and has inspired many. Not only is he an inspiration but his mom who I have worked with for about 5 years is an inspiration. They have faced some really rough times and have come out on top. So I just want to say



Jill said...

Oh how I wish I could go and run with you!! One day, for sure!! :)
GO Bears, so freaking cool, huh!?!?

Julie said...

You've had a great week! I've done about NOTHING this last week :-(
Hoping for clean lungs for tonight's swim!

Christi said...

Great week of workouts. I love that your run times are improving!

Diana said...

Being a Packer's fan, it's hard for me to see those words; "Go Bears"! I know it's basketball and not football, but it still says "go bears"!
Congrats on getting into the water!

Big Daddy Diesel said...

OK, I just found my cinderalla team to root for


Aimee said...

I'm so bummed that I couldn't meet up with you all this weekend! My husband has to work this weekend, so I'm out for that too! Hopefully, I'll be able to meet up with all of you soon.

Go BEARS! :)