2012 Goals

UPDATE 12/31/12 - You can read my assessment of how well I met my 2012 goals in this post.

Running Goals:

Jan 29th - Tinkerbell Half Marathon (13.1 miles) -Anaheim, CA - DONE! 2:51:16
Feb 25th - Pecos Valley Stampede HM (13.1 miles) - Roswell, NM - DONE! 2:44:00
Mar 31st - Bloodgusher HM (13.1 miles) - Midland, TX- Registered!
April 7th - Wayland Wellness HM (13.1 miles) - Plainview, TX - Registered!
April 21st - Hobbs Centennial HM (13.1 miles) - Hobbs, NM
May 5th - Little Boy Sprint Duathlon (Sprint, 4K run/15K bike/4K run) - Los Alamos, NM  (Postponed until 2013 to focus on full marathons.)
May 13th - Hope & Healing HM (13.1 miles) - Amarillo, TX
July 4th - Firecracker Runs 10 Miler - Brownfield, TX
Sep 3rd - Turtle HM (13.1 miles) - Roswell, TX
Oct 27th - Dirty Dash 10K (6.2 miles, mud run) - Albuquerque, NM (Postponed until 2013 to focus on full marathons.)
Nov 9th - 10th - WDW Wine & Dine HM (13.1 miles, night run) - Orlando, FL
Dec 2nd - Las Cruces HM (13.1 miles) - Las Cruces, NM

New Goals Added in February-

  • Join Half Fanatics club at the Saturn level at minimum (4 half marathons in 4 states in 51 days).
  • Join Marathon Maniacs club at Bronze level at minimum (3 full marathons in 90 days).

End of Year Goals-
Improve race pace from ~12 minute mile to ~10 minute mile.
Reach a point where a 10 mile run is "routine."

Weight Loss Goal:
Late in 2011 I started back on my psych med, lithium, and no doubt at some point in the year I'll end up on antidepressants for several months. That being said, my goal weight is 125 pounds...hopefully reached by mid-June before my 30 year high school reunion.

LilySlim Weight charts

Fitness Goal:
Lower body strengthening to prevent further injury to the iliotibial band and knees. Increase strength of ankles to improve proprioception and balance. Build up flexor and gluteal muscle strength to maintain proper pelvic alignment.

Complete my first sprint duathlon: May 5th - Little Boy Duathlon (run/bike/run)

Ride my first Metric Century ride: June (TBD), Tour de Muleshoe, TX

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