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KATE GOES RUNNING

My Adventures (and Misadventures) in Learning to Run

WELCOME

KATE GOES RUNNING

My Adventures (and Misadventures) in Learning to Run

First Visit to Fleet Feet

December 3, 2017 | 5 Comments

I am your typical over-researcher; when I dive into something, I do it with all my heart and spend hours on the web or with my nose in a book, learning more about the subject.  Running has been no different—I’ve read several books, spent a ton of time on the Runner’s World website and time after time, I saw the advice for new runners: talk to a pro, and get some decent running shoes.  And after a false start, due to shin splints from running in my crappy everyday sneakers, I decided it was time to head to my nearest…

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My Running Journey Begins

December 3, 2017 | 6 Comments
My Running Journey Begins

A Gym Class Cheater I suppose you could say that my running journey began many years ago… all through elementary, middle & high school students were required to run a mile twice a year in P.E.  I was never a massive fan of gym class in general, but mile days were the worst.  My lungs felt like they were going to explode and I always had a terrible finish time. In 7th & 8th grade, I had a little reprieve from the dreaded mile—my P.E. teacher was sweet and a little elderly (I believe she retired a year or two…

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My 1st Half Marathon

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Most Recent Run:

I wasn't feeling very good & it was raining-- I was so tempted to skip my Tuesday run this week.  It wasn't my best run, but I was really proud that I got out there & did it!!

This was the end of week 3 of my 10K Training Program-- onto week 5 on Thursday!

December 12, 2017

Distance: 1.61 miles

0:26:10 // 16:18 split

My Current Shoes

Adrenaline GTS 18 by Brooks