Challenging + Fun + PB = A Great Race! Irish Runner 5 Mile Race Report

Yesterday I ran the Irish Runner 5 mile race.  It’s part of the Dublin Marathon Race Series, and my second 5 mile race.

It was pretty awesome. I gotta say! Despite the torrential downpour at mile 4, it was one of the better races I’ve run.  I mean that both in terms of how it was organized, and how I did. By that I mean I’m excited to say I  finished the race with a PB!

But before I get ahead of myself, let me start at the beginning!
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worriednotworried

So I have a 5 mile race on Saturday.  This Saturday. Like, less than 2 days away Saturday.

I am so unprepared for this. I haven’t trained the way I want to and this has been a really bad week.  I’m not ready, but, paradoxically, I’m not really worried about it.

So what’s going on?

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Workouts and crunches and weights, oh my!

Last week, I did something positively drastic.  I mean that in the literal AND metaphoric sense.

Last week, I put myself and my fitness in the capable hands of a personal trainer.

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The first time…ever I ran 10k! Flora Women’s Mini Marathon Race Report!

Today was, for me, a pretty special day.  Today I ran 10 kilometers for the first time ever. Yes, you read me right! I finally ran 10k!

In fact, not only did I run my first ever 10k, but in doing so I also ran the 10k Flora Woman’s Mini-Marathon for the first time!

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