Saturday, May 26, 2018

Celebrate!


Ruth Ayres has a link-up on weekends where people link to posts that are celebrations about their week. I love this reminder to celebrate every week and I appreciate the community we have through this link-up.

Celebrating Running

 

I'm celebrating running again. I signed up for a half-marathon in September. I'm not officially training yet, but will start in a few weeks. For now, it is enough to get out a few times a week. Last week I ran three times and finished 10 1/2 miles altogether. After not running much over the past six months, it's nice to know I can still get moving. The miles are going pretty slowly, but they are happening.


My favorite place to run is a nearby park. The trail is flat though so I wanted to find a way to get some hills into my run. The picture above is my newest route. When I run that direction, I get in a little over three miles. I run up and over a bridge twice and I get to look at the Mississippi River too. It's a win-win. Have a great week!

8 comments:

  1. Great views on your new running route. Anytime you can look at water and exercise at the same time is a win in my book. Congrats on signing up for a half-marathon!

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  2. Congratulations on this beginning to train for a marathon, Crystal. Wow, I walked three miles yesterday, now know what that is, and to run it, too! (FYI - the link from Ruth's post isn't working. I had to find your post from Google.)

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  3. Half-marathon - impressive. Wishing you stamina and joy in running! (I don't know when Linda read, link still not working, came through Twitter.)

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  4. Great views! I will be walking more bit by bit and hope to be taking longer walks by the end of summer.

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  5. Yes, it is important to celebrate the slow miles because they signify strength. It is so hard to begin running again. Yay for your celebration!
    Ruth

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