Monday, January 21, 2013

mile a day challenge

I completed this challenge. I intended to run a mile a day from Thanksgiving to New Year's, a total of 40 miles.  I had to alter the challenge mid December when the holidays started getting chaotic.  I didn't run every day as I had intended to do, but I ran more than a mile on some days, and completed this challenge on January 18th by running (sometimes walking) all 40 miles.  I think the next time I take on this challenge, I will do it during a less chaotic month. 
I had also mentioned that I wanted to see how this challenge would change the way I feel about running.  In short, it has. I never thought I could run a full mile, and surprised myself on day 1 when I did. The biggest surprise of all came three weeks ago when I ran 6 miles all at once.  I never thought I would see the day. I am happy to add running to my activity options.  I'll admit it isn't my favorite activity, but sometimes it is nice to have a change of pace.
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