Saturday, August 29, 2009

Mood: Accomplished

Nine miles in the half marathon bank! Woot!

I am extremely grateful for CJ from my running group who stuck with me for 7.5 miles this morning. He definately pulled me along at a faster pace than I would have done on my own.

With it graphed it by half mile increments you can see how much I slowed down for the final 1.5 miles that I ran solo. Yes, I'm blaming part of this on gravity, but without a doubt having someone to run with is a big help.

Despite my very slow finish, I'm pleased as punch for pushing through to the end.

Some Numbers:
- Overall average pace for the entire 9 miles was 11:13.
- Average pace for the 7.5 miles that I ran with a partner was 10:55. Woot!

Have a great weekend everyone!

18 comments:

  1. Yay nine miles, and fast ones too!

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  2. way to go!!! and it is very very nice to have a good running partner

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  3. Good going! I always do better with someone else to push/pull me along too.

    thanks again for the heads up on my blog comments. fingers crossed.

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  4. That's fantastic! Got in the miles! Woohoo!!!!!

    Too bad we don't live closer. We run about the same pace!

    It is nice to have a good running partner. :)

    Enjoy the remainder of your weekend!

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  5. That is a great accomplishment! You are almost there.

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  6. Lisa, very impressive running!! Your so there!!

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  7. Woot indeed lady! Way to go. I am very happy for you. Keep on truckin.

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  8. You are getting so fast! Good job!

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  9. Great job with the run! You rocked it!

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  10. Yahoo! 9 miles! Good job, Lisa!

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