Friday, December 31, 2010

Dec Tally and 2010 Summary

December Tally

  • 67.6 miles by feet (48.0 miles running, 19.6 miles walking)
  • 8 trips up the hill
  • 1 5K race
  • My walking mileage suffered due to inclement weather. My running was right where I wanted it to be though
  • Vitamin D3 experiment was successful. Felt more like myself after starting supplements regularly.
  • Really enjoyed training with my marathon friends.
Plans for January:
  • Keep running outside!
  • Begin half-marathon training for possible April race.

2010 Summary (Running version, bullet style)
  • Kicked off year with half-marathon training
  • Ran consistently, had fun, felt great
  • Achieved a half marathon PR
  • Experienced sudden recurrence of PFS in left knee
  • Tripped and suffered road rash and fractured radial head in left elbow
  • Quit running for three full months
  • Spent lots of time walking dogs and climbing hills
  • Received Euflexxa injections
  • Started over with running
  • Discovered trails and off-road races
  • Joined marathon friends on long runs

2010 sure didn't unfold the way I anticipated, but I learned to adapt and enjoy each day as it came. I'm not sure what 2011 has in store for me, but I'm ready to do the same.



  1. Happy New Year! Looks like a great year and hoping your 2011 is everything you want it to be!

  2. Happy New Year! Here's to great running and racing in Twenty11!

  3. Happy New Year and a healthy uninjured 2011!

  4. Happy New Year, Lisa. I have some idea what 2011 may bring for you: more wonderful running experiences! That's at least what I wish you, that and lots of love, health and happiness for you and your family!

  5. I'm happy we got to see each other in 2010. I hope to see you again in 2011.
    Happy New Year Lisa. ;)

  6. Such a great attitude! Make 2011 awesome :D

  7. Congrats on the half marathon PR! I'm sorry about the injuries,but I'm very impressed how you handled that. Great attitude! Happy New Year!!

  8. Enjoying each day as it comes is one of the keys to a happy and successful marriage, i think. Well done Lisa, you pulled together a helluva year!

  9. Happy New Year, Lisa!

    Even with the unplanned events, you still had a pretty decent year in running, I think!

  10. While things don't often go as planned, I'm happy you embraced the challenges and let it open up new possibilities! Happy New Year, Lisa!

  11. Running outside is always my main goal!
    Congrats on your half PR (on the contrary I made the personal worst in the half).
    Happy new year.

  12. I love that you adapted and finished the year running.

  13. Great month and year! All the best for 2011!

  14. happy new year!

    glad the d3 seems to be helping :)

  15. Happy New Year! Congrats on a great month!

  16. Happy new year!!! As long as we can take away lessons from those tougher years its a good thing :) 2011 will be a great one for you!