Run, Carly, Run

Almost two weeks ago I signed up for the lottery for the annual Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run.  I have previously signed up for this event, and was not previously selected.  The longest race I have ever run is 3.2 miles.  I am challenging myself to run more than 3 times that long.

When I signed up the first time I, and didn’t get in, I told Mark that when I ran the ten miles I would treat myself to a pair of these…

Brian Atwood Maniac Pump

For now the goal is just to train and run the race.  I’ll worry about what my reward is when I cross the finish line.  But, in the interim between now and then I’ll keep you posted on the training, the ups and downs and what, besides shoes, is motivating me.  If you have any tips I’d love to hear from you!

One response to “Run, Carly, Run

  1. >You can do it! I'll be rooting for you! My tip is: find some sort of energy/sport food that you like and eat up (before you start and every 20-30 minutes). I personally like Clif Shot Bloks and Jelly Belly's Sport Beans, but figure out what works for you – it makes all the difference.

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