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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Mission accomplished!

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It's no secret to anyone who's my friend on Daily Mile or Facebook (or has the misfortune to sit near me at lunch) that I managed to just barely squeak by on the 100 mile challenge for October.  I finished my last .5 miles at about 9 on the last possible night.  Procrastinators of the world, unite...tomorrow.


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It's no secret that you always have more time to fit in exercise than you think you have.  I ran and walked 41.3 miles in 6 days.  I never would have thought I could fit those miles in.  It didn't help that I'm seriously wimpy about running more than one day in a row and walked about 18 of that last 41 miles.

(It's no secret that walking takes a LOT longer than running.)
This cracks me up...the third guy is like me, only blonde and shirtless.
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It's no secret that I'm a little competitive.  Sitting with a week to go and a 40-mile deficit, I didn't even have a thought of finishing until I read a comment from someone in the same boat: "It is going to be a long week for those who are actually going to get the 100 miles.  This would be including myself".  And I immediately thought, Well if he can do it, I can do it!

It's no secret that I have awesome friends who support me and cheer me on, even in silly challenges that don't really mean anything. You guys are the best. 

11 comments:

  1. Good work. Way to get that last 1/2 mile in!

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  2. There you go! Way to get it done.

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  3. You are awesome! And those silly challenges that don't mean anything? Sometimes those are JUST what I need to get my ass off the couch...

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  4. I saw this on Dailymile and FB and think you did great. Well done Kate!

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  5. Well done and funny cartoon. Thanks.

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  6. We all knew you would do it. Once you set your mind to something it is a done deal.

    Walking takes forever! I am very unmotivated to use walking as part of exercise. When I am in DC I always wish I had my Garmin on when I am walking as I put on some major miles but I NEVER remember to wear it.

    What is your next challenge going to be? You should start some kind of bloggy challenge but for normal people.

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  7. Way to go Kate! I knew you would get it done.

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  8. SuperKate is .... SuperKate, isn't she?

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