Wild Hearts Run Free

Friday night, I participated in a 5k with a great group of friends.  It was the Jaxtoberfest 5k Beer Run.

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Well, honestly, it was more like a Beer Speed Walk that turned into a Beer Walk.  We did intend on running, but you know how it goes sometimes.

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The next morning, I decided to lace up my running shoes and get a real run on.  I had set the goal of running 3.1 miles, but it felt so good, that I kept on going and ended up with 4.5 miles logged.  The next morning, I thought I would try it again, roll the dice, and before I knew it, I had run 5 miles.  I got it back: the runner’s high.

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I spent the next several hours reviewing my old posts about running, and came to three executive decisions:

  1. I’m back!!!
  2. I am going to train for the St. Augustine Half Marathon like a champ
  3. I signed up for two more races (easy to do when you haven’t run a half in two years)

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World Run Day

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I’m so excited about training and preparing for these races.  I’m doubly excited because I’ve convinced my friend and husband to run with me!  I’ve never trained with more than just myself – it should be an awesome experience!

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