Monday, October 15, 2007

Running Progress - 8:20 minute mile!

WOOOOOO!! I've ran my fastest mile yet - 8:20 paced mile! I'm very excited. Now it's time to be able to sustain that pace for 6.21 miles (for the 10k Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving) since I'm shooting to finish the race in under an hour.

Other than that, I lifted weights at the gym for my lower body. I want to build my calf and hip flexor muscles so I don't injure myself, especially on downhill parts of the race.

Total calories consumed today: 1553
Total calories burned: 175+150+275 = 600
Want to see what I ate? I still need a lot of work in this dept.: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/nutrition_food_chart.asp?sid=L%2C3+%3Fbvx0b%278W%2D%3DIi%2B%3C%7CRl%27QrqU%40Rm&iMTGoalNum=23820779&dteDateShowing=10/15/2007&bGetElementByID=TRUE

Along with training for the 10k, Half Marathon and Marathon, I STILL want to lose about 5 to 7 pounds (get into the 120's!!) by New Years Eve. This entails staying within my calorie range, which is really hard to do for someone like me who loves to eat.

No relevant photos, so since Sophie is feeling a little neglected, here is her being a good little girl while waiting for her "release" command to get her new bully stick as a treat! She has the most pitiful face. Don't let her fool you, she gets treated very well.

6 comments:

Kimberly said...

Woot Woot!!! 8:20?!?! That's awesome. You totally can do the Turkey Trot in under 1 hour. I'm gonna use you as my inspiration to really push myself when I train!

amber said...

and now i know that i can never go running with you :(

no, but really, that is so awesome D! run, girlie, run!

Sara said...

GREAT JOB D!!

WeezerMonkey said...

I'm not sure what's more impressive -- your most recent time or Sophie's ability to wait for her "release" command.

It's pretty close.

R said...

Woo hoo!!! You're a stud.

Jessica said...

OMG. My pace is like 12:30. Haha!

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