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Calder Twilight 5K Recap! :)

I have had this post written for quite some time and never added pics...Well I finally did, so here it is! :)

Me and Jes before the race! :)

It really was an awesome race! I loved having a friend there with me! She has been suffering from some back issues and wanted to take it slow and I told her that my pace would definitely be slow enough for her! It was! We ran the first mile together just chit chatting away and from then on it was a run/walk! It is just so humid down here that I still have trouble running without walking. My body is just not used to it anymore. That's another thing I love about Fort Worth! It may be 100 degrees, but when humidity is 20% and there's a small breeze, it is more tolerable than down here!

Yes I realize I have horrible form and Jes has PERFECT form! lol :)

Despite the humidity, I STILL managed to PR! It felt awesome seeing that giant time clock say 42 minutes as I ran by! I absolutely love the feeling of that accomplishment! I can't wait to run another race!

In this picture, we are looking at the AWESOME volunteers at the end of the race that were taking off our reusable chips from our shoes! This was awesome because we did NOT feel like bending over after that! HaHa :)


Now I'm trying to concentrate on half marathon training, but I've lost my mojo again!

I made myself get outside monday and just go for a 1.5 mile walk. After I started walking, of course I felt like running, but I was not wearing the proper "equipment" (aka sports bra) to run so I just stuck with power walking and it was nice to enjoy the time with my daughter in the stroller! I need to do that more often! :)

So now the MRTT Virtual Half is 7 weeks away and I'm getting more nervous! I HAVE to finish it! I want my bling! Plus I know it will make myself feel better knowing I can do 13.1 miles in a day, before having to do it in less than 4 hours next March!

I'm wanting to sign up for more 5K's in the fall, because I enjoy them so much now! Maybe even a 10K if I can find a good one! :)


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  1. Awesomely fun race!!! You'll do great with your half training :) I know you can do it!! It's been so hot, I've had to force myself to run :( BOOOOOO for summer heat! I miss winter

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