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The new year is upon us! Where did the time go? It seems like my parents were right (yes, I really did say that!), the older I get, the faster time seems to go!
2011 was such a big year for my running, it scares me a little bit to see how hard I need to work to make 2012 even bigger.
Looking back on my year, I am THRILLED with my accomplishments and seeing how far I've come in my two short years of running. I set a goal for my second half marathon in May 2011 of getting a sub 2:00 time. With a lot of hard training, I
|Thanks mom & dad!|
|Part of my medal/race shelf.|
Jeff found this at Lift Your Sole
"There will be days I don't know if I can
do a Marathon. There will be a lifetime
knowing that I have."
Another goal I had for myself was running 1,000 miles in 2011. As of today, I have run 1,253.6 miles. Putting this into perspective, my first full calendar year of running was 2010 and I ran a total of 765 miles.
One goal that I have not managed to meet yet is to eat healthy without counting every calorie to maintain my weight. I've managed to pretty much maintain my goal weight (plus/minus a few pounds) which is obviously a positive. Maybe I won't ever be able to completely stop counting calories, but I sure do plan to try!
Looking at 2011, I have to ask myself, what's next for 2012?
Do you make Resolutions? Do you set goals for the year? Why or why not?