Thursday, May 31, 2012

A month in review and a winner

First the winner winner for the entry to the Foam Fest 5K.  With only a few entries I still used random.org to pick a winner. Kerrie send me an email and I will send you the discount code.
May was a busy month for me. I knew it was going to be crazy when I set up my goals so I kept them simple and attainable. I didn't really have time to push myself and June isn't looking much better.

May Goals In Review
Run the Color Run - It was a blast, no pressure 5K. I would recommend this event to anyone and everyone. Seriously a great time.

 Run Portland RnR Half - A whirlwind trip to Portland and back



Focus on my diet, keep tracking  - I slacked on this big time. Like I mentioned life just got in the way. I am trying to find a happy balance in June so we shall see what it brings. I didn't lose any weight in May, unless you count the weight I gained and lost again. Overall May was a wash.

No signing up for races, but look into volunteering at an event - I think I signed up for the Foam Fest 5K, ooops! 

Overall 2012 Running Goals: These goals are coming along nicely.
  • Run 4 Half Marathons - 3 down - Race Recaps
  • Try a new distance - SGK 3-Day walk in November 2012
  • Run 12 Races Total - 6 down - 6 to go - Race Recaps
  • Year of the PR - work on PRing in 5K, 10K and Half (really stop being content with my speed and push myself) - PR - 5K, St. Patricks Day Dash PR - I need to work more on this for the half distance.
  • Run more miles then 2011. In 2011 I ran 505.29 miles, as of 5/31 I have run 307 miles. Over halfway to my goal.
    • January - 10 | 40
    • February- 56 | 65
    • March - 61 | 61.5
    • April - 72- | 76
    • May - 34 | 65
Goals for June 2012: I have no idea where to start for June's goals. My June is so jammed packed with so much life I am going to be lucky to just survive. We have a wedding, college graduation, pre-k graduation, SGK fundraiser event, Father's Day, Seattle RnR, Our 8th Anniversary and the 5K Foam run packed into June.  Call me lame, call me a slacker but for June I just need to survive. Not gaining weight would be an added bonus. I know I will run more miles in 2012 then 2011, because last year I ran a total of 16 miles.

What are your big goals for June? Do you every look at your calender and cringe?

3 comments:

  1. I want to be able to run again!!! I am going to the chiropractor tomorrow...hoping she heals my hip other wise, its off to a orthopedic guy and possible cortisone shot.

    ;-)

    YOu will be ready to party on July 4th after that JUne is done!

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  2. I'm so proud of you and your efforts to accomplish your 2012 goals. You are doing so good and I know you're totally going to get faster and show your PR's who's boss!!!! Keep up the good work.

    I think a great goal for you for June would be to spend a half of day with your super cute daughter doing something summery . . . picnic on a blanket in the grass, going to a pool (though I guess I don't know what your weather is like), looking up at the clouds and saying what shapes they look like, or make lemonade and paint your toe nails, heck i don't know - just think it would be perfect for you to enjoy summer as a goal since the rest of your month sounds HECTIC. What do I know - just tell me to shut up . . . sorry!

    Have a great June!

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  3. You are on pace to more than meet all of your goals for the year. That is so inspiring!

    Good luck with all the activities planned in June-sounds like a crazy month for you guys!

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