Journey to my first half marathon.

This will detail my thoughts, feelings, workouts and frustrations in getting to my first half marathon.
Won't be easy, I'm 20 kgs over weight, never been very active, and also have chronic asthma!

But this won't deter me, its part of my new lifestyle management plan.

Will keep all posted

  1. Yayeeeee, im back on it tomorow

    by , 02-20-2011 at 02:05 PM (Journey to my first half marathon.)
    I git the arch supports, and they do wonders, gna go back to hitting the road again tomoro, im soooooper excited.
    wish me injury free and sweaty runs ahead
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  2. My Layoff

    by , 02-14-2011 at 06:39 AM (Journey to my first half marathon.)
    So ive been diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitus! ( irritation and swelling of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot)
    In due time I'll be recieving custom moulds for my shoes, and hopefully proper recovery can begin, Im super excited to take the road again wish me luck.
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  3. Moderation, Moderation.......

    by , 01-03-2011 at 01:51 PM (Journey to my first half marathon.)
    Seems I over did it a bit sigh. Think im gna taper down to 2 running workouts a week, and a swimming session in between.
    Or... it could just be the hot weather getting to me
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  4. New year, new me, Marathon here I come

    by , 01-01-2011 at 09:51 AM (Journey to my first half marathon.)
    I cant believe it, my next scheduled run is only tomorrow, and I cant wait . The after run "haze" as i like to call it, is AMAZING!

    By the end of this month i hope to be able to run a mile without stopping

    excited! cant wait

    I got the gear, proper running shoes , and its me and the open road.
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  5. I am Psyched!!!!!!!!!

    by , 12-16-2010 at 03:18 PM (Journey to my first half marathon.)
    So i decided to forgo the initial programme and do a three month training routine aimed at a 5km marathon.
    This is week one, and guess what! I can run half a mile!!!!
    well almost didnt know i could, may not be much, but that says progress, im even more energetic than ever, hope it lasts
    Im well on ,y way to running my first 5km in march!!!!!!

    I never did like sports, but i think marathon runner now fits me well
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