A mileage milestone
A couple days ago, I did something today without even realizing it. I hadn’t been counting my miles too much, outside of my mileage per month, so I didn’t know how close I was to surpassing my mileage from 2011.
Then, after my five-mile run this morning, I realized that I had accumulated 934 miles for the year.
In 2011, I ran 930.
Today, with my run I surpassed that with 934.
That means I’m only 76 miles away from 1,000, which was my ultimate goal for 2012. By the end of October, I should be well over that now if my marathon planning stays on track.
I was so excited, I posted it to Twitter, which also feeds to my Facebook account.
What does this mean? It means, despite my thinking otherwise, my training is on track. It means I’m running a lot more, despite not being in as many races. And, most importantly, it means I’m enjoying running enough more now that I want to do it all the time. All good things.
I’m looking forward to my upcoming half marathon this weekend in San Jose, that with a combination of midweek runs should get me to a nice number by the end of October.
Run with me!
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