Tuesday, December 3, 2013

November in Review

My Gobble Wobble 5K on Thanksgiving morning with a whole bunch of my cousins brought my November running to a close.
Inside the building where it is nice and warm

Waiting outside with my cousins.  Yes, my cousin Rob is in shorts and military boots...brrrr!!

The November Details

November 2013 stats

70.4-- running miles
0-- spin miles
0-- jump rope fitness workouts
0-- core fitness workout
0-- Pure Barre classes
0-- Fitness App workout
0-- walking miles
70.4-- total miles

Current 2013 stats
1258.51-- running miles
67-- spin miles (3 classes)
19-- jump rope fitness workouts
1-- core fitness workout
12-- Pure Barre classes
1-- Fitness App workout
9.69-- walking miles
1,335.20-- total miles

2013 "to do list" check-in

2013 Running Goals
1. First and foremost 26.2 under 4 hours--enough said
-I did end up running another marathon that I received free entry into.  My goal was to run smart and listen to my body which I did.  I also finished in my second fastest time (4:31:43) so I can't complain about that.  I will have to try for sub 4 another day....

2. Achieve a second sub 1:50 half marathon so I can remove the asterick from my current sub 1:50 PR
-I wasn't planning to run any 1/2's this month but it worked out with Kaelynn's skating schedule that I could run the Fall Classic with some of my Sunday morning girls.  I didn't run a PR but I did run with Emily for the first 11.5 miles to help her achieve her goal time of 1:55.  I am thrilled to report that she finished in 1:53 and I was just behind her in about 1:54.  It was so cold that we have zero pictures from the event!  I'm pretty sure I won't be running a 1/2 in December so I'm thinking I won't be chasing that sub 1:50 until sometime in the future.

2013 Mini Running Challenges
1. Run 100 miles per month
-70.4 miles run in November....oops!!
2. Run 1300 miles for the year
-41.49 miles to go to complete this challenge.  Definitely possible to achieve by year end.

2013 Non-Running Mini Challenges
1. Cross-train at least twice a week
-Partial success and partial fail.  I did successfully complete the November Triceps Challenge.  I didn't do any other cross-training during the month though.
I didn't pick a challenge for December yet and it's already the 3rd...oops!

2. Complete a jump rope workout every day
-Not a single jump rope workout completed. And...the trend continues...
3. Drink 50 ounces of water per day (based on my current weight, this is my daily water intake need)
-Done and done well.
4. Take my vitamins daily
-Vitamin taken all but one day in November.  Pretty sure I forgot the day I ran the "unplanned" marathon....go figure!
5. Continue to choose and cook healthier foods
-14 meals made in November .  I am very pleased with this one!
6. Learn to swim...better luck this year
-What's this swimming you speak of......
Overall I am happy with November and look forward to seeing what is in store during this last month of the year.


  1. Oh, please jump rope once in December. Just so you can have a 1 in that column!

  2. LOL Kim! Okay, I will do my best to do at least one jump rope workout! Any other requests? HA!

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