Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Graduation Day

Just a few quick updates today:

  • I've finally broken the 150 mark on total pounds of weight lost. That's a goal I've had for some time, because I've wanted to say that I've lost as much as the average professional cyclist weighs. Looking back, I'm not sure why that was important to me. Oh well, I'm here.
  • I've officially graduated from the Couch 2 5k Plan. I can run, very slowly, for 30 minutes without stopping. That's pretty cool.
  • Also running related, I was hoping to break 11 minute miles by Jan 1, but it didn't happen. Missing a goal sucks. I hope to not make a habit of it. The important thing is that I put out every bit of effort I could have on that last run. In the end, it averaged out to about 11:06/mile. On thanksgiving day I ran/walked a 5k at a 12:37/mile pace, so I've seen alot of improvement in the last month anyway. Of course, after my run I heard two guys discussing their 19 minute 5Ks, because karma must have felt I needed some salt in that wound. :)
That's all for this year.


  1. Congrats on all the success!'s that Garmin 305?!?! Isn't it kick-A! I figured you would have a review up here soon.


  2. Congrats on all that you have accomplished!!! Hopefully we get to run all kinds of races this year =)

  3. CJ:

    A garmin 305 review is a really good idea. I'll work on that. Actually gear talk in general might be fun.


    You bet we will. I'm sure this is going to be a great summer for all of us.