I love when I beat my own record!

I am so excited! Last week I was able to complete my first full 5K without breaking to walk at all and I just felt absolutely on cloud 9! My time was 34:45 and I knew that was just the beginning. It was my personal record and my motivation to keep pushing forward with a number to beat.

Yesterday I ran another full 5K and cut a whole minute and twenty seconds from the time from the week before. Can you imagine how happy I was? It felt so good to get through it and look at the number 33:25 on the treadmill. YAY!

Now get this, today I went for another run because I missed my boxing class and despite being exhausted from what felt like a really loooooong week I was determined to at least match Thursday's time. I pushed through fatigue (and a wee bit of boredom) and just kept running despite wanting to slow down ( okay lets be honest, I wanted to stop altogether). I ran and ran and then ran some more and by the time I reached the five kilometre mark I was absolutely elated. My time:


I feel so great! I ran 14 km this week on top of my Pump and spinning classes and I just feel like I kicked some major ass this week!

Hope everyone is having an ass kicking week too! Happy Friday!


  1. I can feel your excitement, what a great accomplishment. Just so you know my first official time on my first 5k was 32:31, and I really pushed it, you are doing so great! Keep it up!

  2. WOW congats! it's so awesome to be getting stronger. way to go!

  3. WOO HOO! That is incredible, how inspiring you are! You've given me new lease to try to run- today I started the C25K program and I am feeling hopefully optimistic. Great job!!

  4. WOW! You are kicking some major booty!!!!! CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Those times are huge accomplishments! Great job! KEEP IT UP!