Wednesday, December 19, 2012

12 Half Marathons in 12 Months Complete

One of my goals for 2012 was to complete a half marathon each month in 2012.  It wasn't always easy to find half marathons to run and initially I figured I could just run 13.1 on my own or with friends and count it.  Of course that was short lived as I decided it would be even more awesome to run an organized 1/2 marathon each month and have 12 finishers medals to show for it.

January 2012
Rock N' Roll Arizona 1/2
Phoenix, Arizona
1:57:43

February 2012
Last Chance for Boston 1/2
Dublin, Ohio
1:58

 
 
 
March 2012
Rock CF Rivers 1/2
Gross Isle, Michigan
1:53:15


April 2012
Kentucky Derby Mini Marathon (1/2)
Louisville, Kentucky
1:53:47

May 2012
Rite Aid Cleveland 1/2
Cleveland, Ohio
2:06:17

June 2012
NCN Park 2 Park 1/2
Sheffield, Ohio
2:06:37

July 2012
Presque Isle 1/2
Presque Isle, Pennsylvania
2:10

August 2012
Minnesota 1/2
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2:14
September 2012
River Run 1/2
Rocky River, Ohio
1:58:45



October 2012
Columbus 1/2
Columbus, Ohio
1:59:56
November 2012
Rock N' Roll Savannah 1/2
Savannah, Georgia
3:47 (walked this one with my best friend)

December 2012
Santa Hustle 1/2
Sandusky, Ohio
1:49:16 (which is a shiny new PR!!)


At the end of these 12 half marathons, I am incredibly happy to report that I achieved my goal of running a half marathon every month in 2012.  Oh, did I mention that I also ran a half marathon in December 2011 in Vegas?  So technically I have run a half marathon a month for the past 13 months.  I am also registered for the Rock N' Roll Arizona 1/2 in January 2013 so that will make it 14 half marathons in 14 months!  Not too shabby!!

Keep running, you're simply the best, and you inspire me!!

4 comments:

  1. Seriously great job Jodi!! Looks like tons of fun and great memories! Congrats again on that PR! Glad I was able to partake in a few of the runs with you!

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  2. Awesome job!! Hope to see you at Rock CF in March!

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  3. Wow! That is seriously impressive! Living in Alaska is really putting a damper on being able to economically travel to races so I imagine I'll be running fewer instead of more half-marathons over the next couple of years.

    Congrats on the new half-marathon PR!

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