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Mom Monday: Chickamauga Chase

On Saturday, April 21, I ran in the Chickamauga Chase 15K. A 15K is 9.3 miles and it was actually a really fun distance to run. I wasn’t able to “train” as well as I wanted due to a little sickness and only got up to 6 miles before race day. But, I guess I’m proof that if you can run 6 miles you can run 9. I kept a steady pace, walked a couple of times and finished in under 2 hours and not last which was my goal! My chip time was 1:46:16.

Mandy and I before the race.

Crossing the Finish Line (with Kauri)!

 

An added bonus – I get to mark another item off my 30 by 30 list!! I actually have a couple of updates for the list.

  1. Run a 10K
  2. Run a 15K (Chickamauga Chase 4/21/12)
  3. Run a 1/2 Marathon
  4. Take a West Coast road trip
  5. Own a mini-van
  6. Become a foster parent
  7. Makeover kitchen
  8. Clogging Performance
  9. Read through the Bible chronologically
  10. Get up to date with scrapbooking (Finished & ordered Thomas’ 1st year book!)
  11. Do Project Life (2013)
  12. Be a guest blogger
  13. Wear earrings at least 5 times
  14. Host Dixon Family Christmas
  15. Lose my “muffin top”
  16. Plant a garden
  17. Take family to NYC
  18. Go to New Orleans
  19. Take boys to the county fair
  20. Read 10 books for fun (The Pastor’s Wife by Jennifer Allee/ On the Run, In Plain Sight & Invisible by Lorena McCourtney/ Daughter of Joy by Kathleen Morgan)
  21. Shoot a gun
  22. Read 1,000 Gifts and record my own
  23. Buy at least 1 Pinterest inspired outfit
  24. Learn how to use camera in manual mode
  25. Make a loaf of bread
  26. Do a Sprint Triathlon
  27. See 4 movies at the theater (The Hunger Games 4/4/12)
  28. Go on a “girls weekend”  (3/30/12 – 4/1/12)
  29. Read 4 books to learn
  30. Go 1 week without eating fast food or at a restaurant

 


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3 Responses to “Mom Monday: Chickamauga Chase”

  1. Grandmama says:

    So proud of you girls and your run!
    If I was still young I’d make a list, but at my age
    I’m happy waking up: standing up: moving and getting about!
    My goal? Continue this for a good while to come watching all our children growing up!!!! :~)

  2. honey says:

    You forgot to mark off clogging performance!