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Here we go again!

About fifteen months ago I was already dreaming of my first half marathon with barely a ten kilometre run under my belt. 

In all honesty, that didn’t work out so well. I overestimated myself and did too much too soon and too fast. Maybe some day I’ll dig out my training journals from that time and reminisce a bit. Maybe. Maybe not. 

But I do feel that by now I need a different outlet for my running journals. Something both more and less personal than I’ve tried before. I think the paper notebooks I used in the beginning have exhausted themselves as anything more than a record of numbers – calories, kilometres, minutes, seconds – and general aches and pains related to a particular running day. 

Paper notebooks, while wonderfully nostalgic and solid, lack the option of feedback that the blogosphere offers. 

So here I am. A blogger among others. A budding runner among others. A girl with a whole baggage of issues that affect me and my health. Like others. 

And someone who wants to – and boy, do I *want* to – run my first marathon the coming autumn. 

🙂 

Like last year, I didn’t invent anything but took a training plan I found online. Unlike last year, I went with a plan meant for beginners disregarding any time goals for a first marathon and customised it to better suit my habits and work week. 

Now, the biggest challenge – besides the growing weekend long runs and finding an x-training alternative that works for me – will be to fit in various summer races of varying lengths and long family weekends when it’s highly unlikely I can run. 

Will bite that bullet when I come to it. 

Still have three weeks to the first race of the season and that luckily doesn’t mess with my running plan prescriptions too much. 🙂 

So. Here we go again! I’m at week four with five months to go. 

It’s still icy, slippery and cold and I’m still occasionally looked at as a crazy person when I go for my runs outside. 

K. 

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2 thoughts on “Here we go again!

  1. good luck and hope you enjoy it! if you need any tips let me know 😉

    Posted by runner unleashed | April 1, 2013, 7:45 pm

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