Well, the first 5k of 2011 is in the books. It was rough! It was icy, slick, and cold! And well, I hadn’t ran leading up to this race. But, I finished and my time wasn’t my worst ever – so that’s a plus. As you can see in the picture, I was dressed in layers. I had my jacket wrapped around my waist starting at mile 2. My friend took this picture at the finish line with his iPhone. I swear I was running and I swear there were people around me. My friend finished like 5 seconds before me and another girl was right on my tail – you can kind of see her shadow. I came in 10th in my age group. One of the perks of a smaller race.
So I’ve climbed back on the fitness train. I ran a short 1.25 miles before cooking dinner yesterday and then biked 10 miles before bed. Not too bad! I’m slowly going to build my running base back up. And slowly I will kick these extra pounds to the curb!