Saturday, December 24, 2011
Virtual 10K Recap & a Winner
Kind of losing one of my snow balls!
Straight from to pool to "cool".
HOT mess...snow all melted!
So when I came across the Home for the Holidays Virtual 10K I immediately went to sign up. Three cool gals have worked together to put on a great race with some fun prizes. Thanks, Stephanie, Robin and Ashley!! I am need of miles to hit my 1,000 for the year, so I knew if I committed this would help MAKE me RUN!
I have never "dressed up" for a race. I tend to stick to business and don't even own any festive running gear. But I was feeling inspired so my kiddos helped me create my Frosty the Snowgirl (i mean come on...I pretty much already rock the 'carrot" nose)outfit. My hair is wet in this picture as we had just got home from the pool and I was trying to save a shower (who does this?)so I decided to go straight from pool to the treadmill. Not sure if it is the best look. My girls insisted that I hold a broom for the pic! I decided quickly that my snow "balls" could be a bit dangerous on the mill so I ran in something a little safer.
I warmed up the first mile at 9:00 minute pace. Then hit the next 4 around an 8:30 and then just ran "fast" the last half mile...to be DONE. It was my longest run on my new "borrowed" treadmill I can say I was happy when it was over. In an attempt to get a pic I tried to slow down and get the camera at the same time, didn't work so well. Need to get a better strategy next time....like step to the sides. duh?
Count it...6.2 miles. 51:20 DONE!
I will work on it and be better for my next virtual run!
WINNER: Jessica from Running to Be Skinny...shoot me an email. You WON the NUUN Goodie bag!! Thanks for everyone who entered and LIKED my new FB page...very cool!