Marathons run this year: 4 (my pre-Bayshore Marathon marathon [Earth Day Challenge], Bayshore, my post Bayshore marathon [Sunburst], and Chicago.
Half marathons: 2 (Borgess, Capital City River Run)
10Ks: 1 (bandit running of the Boyne City 4th of July Celebration Run)
5Ks: 5 (Super Bowl 5K [Feb], Shamrock 5K [Mar], Race for the Cure [Apr], Capital BanCorp 5K [May], Alternate 5K [Oct]
Miles run: 1326
Number of Pop-Tarts consumed: about 580 (most consumed flavors in order: Strawberry, Chocolate Chip, Brown Sugar)
Taco Bell Friday: 44 delicious times
Shoes and their #s: Sun Dancers (Kayano 14s) 334, Red Stars (2130s) 349, Omega Killers (2130s) 191; Blue Rho (2130s) 195; Delta Flyers (Kayano 14s) 193. All shoes are Asics.
AG awards: 5 (one first, three seconds, one third)
PRs in: the Marathon (Chicago), Half Marathon (Capital City River Run), 5K (Alternate 5K)
Weekends where I slept in both days: 1
Training programs used: Hal Higdon’s Advanced Intermediate II, FIRST: First to the Finish (expect a compare and contrast in the near future)
Number of typoos in the blog: about 53
Number of destroyed toenails: 2
Number of serious blisters: 4
Number of F*bombs dropped during a race: 18 (16 at the Bayshore Marathon, one at the Shamrock 5K when I was strollered, one when I was passed at mile 12 of the Borgess half by a 70+ old man who said “good job.”)
Number of times I ran with the cows: 8
Times the stars aligned: 1
Injuries: serious = plantar fasciitis, not so serious = left hip stiffness, sore right knee
Deer killed: 1
Manatee killed: now come on, do you really think I would do that…..
Girl Scout Cookies consumed: about 135
Number of ice baths post long runs: 0
Number of ice baths attempted: 1
Parties/social events willing declined due to long run: 29
Dollars fed to a goat: 1
H.U.R.T. Kickoff Run!
4 days ago