Monday, September 26, 2011

**Days 268 & 269**

I completed my third official 5k yesterday!  I was hoping to finish it in under 45 min., but I came in at 45:54 -

97 142 F Shannon 39 45:54

However, I did improve time from my last race, which was 48:21, so I'm happy with my time.  And, to be honest, I hadn't been training, nearly enough, so I'm surprised I was able to better my time, at all!  I had to walk quite a few times, but that's okay.  I did the race, and that's what matters.

Oh, and I didn't have to run in a torrential downpour!  It was only drizzling a bit, so it WAS, kind of, a refreshing run!  My mom decided to do the race with me at the last minute, and she did really good, considering she didn't train, at all.  Her time was 50:23 - impressive!  Here's a pic of us before the race:
                                                   Will my extra chin ever go away?!  Seriously!!


My dad and my girls came along to offer support!


I want to send out a big congrats to Colleen!!  She did her first ever 5k on Saturday, and she ran it in 39:45!  Awesome!! (I can't get the link to work right, so when you get to Colleen's site, click on her Home tab, and you'll be able to read about her race!)

6 comments:

  1. Shannon - that is awesome! Way to go, girl! So glad the rain held out (for the most part) and you stuck to your guns. You should be super proud of yourself!

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  2. Awesome! Coongratulations on beating your previous time by a good few minutes!

    Well done to you both!

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