Thursday, December 20, 2012

Year in Review

We still have a little time left in the year, but I have no plans - so I feel like its safe to review my year.  I started the year strong with two new PRs for me in a 5K and the St. Patricks Day Dash. After that my goal was to get a half PR, but it never happened and I ended up just having fun during my halfs.

When I changed my attitude and took away the time pressure, I started to enjoy running again and having a blast.  In August, I started running 5Ks with Julie's daughter and we were able to shave 3 minutes off her 5K time by December. 

This year I experienced a Foam (semi mud run) and the Color Run for the first time. I would do a Color Run again in a heartbeat, the foam run - I am iffy on. With the right team of friends and maybe a flask along the way I could be talked into it.  My big goal for 2012 was the 3-day cancer walk, while I didn't accomplish all of the miles it was a once in a lifetime experience I would recommend it to anyone interested.
 
Lake Sammamish Half - 3:14
St. Patrick's Day Dash - 44:53 - PR
Heroes Half - 3:05:02
The Color Run - untimed
PDX RnR Half - 3:09:31
SEA RnR Half - 3:56:12
Foam Fest 5K - untimed
See Jane Run Half - 3:16
Snoqualime RailRoad Run - 49:18
IronGirl 5K - 48:42
Issaquah Run 5K - 50:24
Snohomish River Run Half - 3:12:10
Pumpkin Dash 5K - 48:46
SGK 3-Day Walk San Diego - Day 1, Day 2, Day3
Christmas Rush 5K - 46:02
 
 
2012 was a great year for me fitness wise - I accomplished a lot in 11 months of running (no races in January).  Who knows what 2013 will bring me, but I hope it will be as fun as 2012.
 


8 comments:

  1. That's an awesome year of races! Good luck for 2013, I hope you continue to enjoy running and racing :)

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  2. Wow...when you look back can you believe all that you did??? Mine is pretty pathetic ...I will be making more goals for 2013. ;-)

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  3. Wow, I love how you listed all your races like that... what an accomplishment! I'm sure 2013 will bring even more good things. Thanks for linking up!

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  4. Fun is most important, IMO. Hooray for a great year! Here's to a fabulous 2013!

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  5. Congrats! Here's to a great 2012!

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  6. I'm new to your blog (I just came over from the link-up hosted by Laura), and I wanted to say I'm really impressed by all your 2012 races. Here's to fun running times in 2013!

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  7. What a great year! You did a ton of races in 2012--congrats!! It was fun getting to know you in this post.

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