My motto is slow & steady. By the time March rolled around I had decided that I wanted to start running. I found the nice quiet Bayside Walkway that was almost tourist free and great for exercising without being surrounded by lots of people. This is also around the time when I had worked myself up to 5 miles a day. Yes- I feel like an official Cali resident and no longer a tourist; however, I still have my MA license for a few more months 🙂 🙂
Although I played soccer in high school which required a large amount of running, I never had to run “A Mile Non-Stop”. So that is just what my first running goal became. It only took me a few days to do it, and I was extremely proud of myself 🙂 Of course, as always, I pushed myself further, and now I am up to 2.5 miles. Whenever I run, I mentally prepare myself with the phrase “Slow & Steady” and it seems to work for me. My focus has been on distance and not time, and I really want to run my first 5K in the near future.
I have five days to complete 30 miles and two of the five are supposed to include rain. So I will be starting off strong Monday morning in order to not fall behind due to the rain. I am shooting for 250 miles and my second goal complete by Friday, so wish me luck!!