I’ve done it. I have officially committed to running a half marathon. I’ve even included a countdown widget on my front page so we can all countdown to Fit Mom’s 13.1 miles of agony together! *throws confetti*.
I have until May 1st to train. This is PLENTY of time and I know I could be ready sooner but there’s one little catch for me…I hate winter. I don’t like being cold and I don’t like running in the dark. So imagine, if you will my next few months: The sun is gone by dinner time and will soon be gone an hour earlier. It is cold here in winter. Like don’t go outside or risk turning into a human freezie if you do, cold. I am determined to run through the winter, doing all of my long runs outside. This is a scary, scary thought for me. But I am determined. I’ve even signed up for a 5k resolution run on January 1st to help get me in the “mood” to run outside.
I am going to do my best to blog the good, the bad and the ugly (just like I do most things in my life) of this training journey. I’m hoping to start bringing my phone with me so I can take a few pictures along my running routes (it will double as a good way for the police to backtrack their way to my home when they find me unconscious and frozen in a snow bank). In short. Let’s go on this journey together.
Who’s with me?