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Much better
Monday, October 03, 2011      6 comments

Today wogging was much better since I rested a couple of days. I did the first 2 miles 1 min walking to 4 min jogging; the 3rd mile I did 2 min walking to 2 min jogging. (then walked a mile to cool down.) Not as well as the program says I s... Read more
Runner's High?
Monday, September 26, 2011      6 comments

What the he*% is a runner's high? Will this ever be enjoyable rather than a chore? I did more jogging than walking today, but my time wasn't very good. Maybe I should run before I strength train. ... Read more
C25K here I come!
Friday, September 23, 2011      4 comments

They turned the abandoned railroad tracks into walking/running trails that are pretty nice, no hills, flat. But the creek runs along side of it and this spring the creek flooded so bad that it rerouted itself in places. So the trails are reall... Read more
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      3 comments

Mom2piper and I are training to do a 5k around Halloween. Easy enough right? Wrong! I am in between 2 levels, I can jog for 3 minutes and walk for 1 minute, but only about 2 miles. Walking for 4 minutes/jogging for 1 is too easy. But this i... Read more
Monday, September 19, 2011      9 comments

Well, I did get out and ran (well walk/jog -- wogged) this morning in between periods of rain, the temp was in the upper 60ºs and as soon as I was done it poured! Rain and wind. The temperature dropped about 20º in a half an hour. Now there ... Read more
Trick or Treat Trot Virtual 5K
Saturday, September 17, 2011      4 comments

OK, This is my current goal. I want to run (jog) all 3.1 miles of this race. (So sorry PMP) I will concentrate on this. Hmm, I know I can do the distance, but running the entire way by Halloween? I'm going to do my best!... Read more
12 minute mile
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      4 comments

Ok, so today I didn't take the dog with me, and I did 2 miles in 24 minutes. Much better. I wish I could run the entire way, but my heart/lungs are not ready for that. Hopefully I'll get to that point before it snows.... Read more
Am I wasting my time?
Monday, September 12, 2011      6 comments

So Saturday I WALKED a 5k in 39 min 14 sec. Over big hills. That is a 12.99 miles per hour. Today I walked/JOGGED 2 miles in 27 min 30 sec. That is a 13.75 mph. on basically a flat trail (ok the trail was cut up in places where the flo... Read more
Chokecherry Race
Saturday, September 10, 2011      4 comments

This morning was our annual Chokecherry race, followed by the the Chokecherry festival! What fun. I always enjoy this. We had a 10K run and a 5K run and walk division. I registered for the 5K walk. They made a new route this year bec... Read more
Pimp my (P)ride
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      3 comments

PIMP MY (P)RIDE CHALLENGE WEEK ONE ASSIGNMENT, DUE FRIDAY 1. Find your official starting line. Crunches completed in 1 minute: 90 Modified pushups completed in 1 minute: 44 How long (up to one minute) can you hold a ... Read more
Showdown hike
Monday, September 05, 2011      2 comments

Today Sarah and I hike at our local ski hill "Showdown Ski Area". Today was the annual Labor Day party that the Great Falls Ski Club puts on. Hamburgers, beer, games etc. They also run one of the chairlifts, which we took up to the top where... Read more
Saturday, September 03, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday I went 2/5 miles. I want to run some, so I walked for 4 minutes, ran (jogged) for 1 minute, the entire trip. With the dog. So I finished the same time as if I walked the whole thing. Hmm, I walk just as fast as I run. That doesn't... Read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      3 comments

Looking forward to an active fall! Next Monday my youngest daughter and I are hiking the ski hill we usually ski in the winter, Sept. 10th is our Chokecherry festival with a 5k, and on Sept. 18th we are going to do the Alzheimer walk in Bill... Read more
Fall is coming!
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      5 comments

Last night it lightening and thundered most of the night, but only a little rain. Today it's only suppose to be in the 60ºs. I am tired of summer and ready for fall! (of course with my weight goal to be accomplished before it snows!) The... Read more
16 mile hike
Sunday, August 28, 2011      3 comments

Today was our 16 mile hike. We hiked up to Half Moon Pass in the Snowy Mountain about 20 miles from here. I am exhausted but glad I did it. It took us about 6 hours round trip (8 miles up and 8 miles down.) Didn't do my normal work out today... Read more

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