But, regardless, that's kinda been in my head lately because that's how I have started feeling about this whole running business.
I kinda like it.
More accurately, I kinda like the size 6 pants I wear now because of it.
I have seen such great changes in my health and body since I started running, so I am quite motivated to keep up this new hobby.
And I am really excited to say that I conquered this:
This past Saturday, I ran my first ever 5K. Ok, to be fair, I walked the first .1 mile because I had always started my routes with a power walk and then a run. I was afraid my legs wouldn't know what to do if I started running immediately. Chad made fun of me a bit, so I did just 3 minutes of walking and then ran the rest of the course. That was the longest distance I have run at one time up to this point. And it felt great when I finished!
Here we are before the race. The HP Central Drumline was playing, which is why Brooklyn is blocking her ears and Jake is completely disinterested in taking a pic.
And here I am coming into the Finish!
And for the sake of "When I get around to scrapbooking:"
Official race results say that I came in 64th place out of 239 runners.
I was 11th out of 36 females age 30-39.
Gun time was 34 minutes and 23 seconds.
Chip time was 33 minutes and 54 seconds.
It was a 11:05 mile pace.