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Location:

Mesa,AZ,

Member Since:

Apr 04, 2007

Gender:

Female

Goal Type:

Marathon Finish

Running Accomplishments:

Prs:

1 mile:  6:31

5K:  23:37

Half Marathon: 2:04

My first post-high school 5K, in which I thought I was going to die

The first time I won my age division.  Yippee!

My first half marathon, in which I attack Sasha

The time I beat my high school PR for the 5K (as a 31 year-old mommy of 3!)

My first 5K barefooted

 

Short-Term Running Goals:

I'm just getting back into running after a long break to have my last child.  I would like to race some 10Ks, a half, and a marathon in the next 2 years.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Be the oldest woman to complete a marathon.  Yea!  But hopefully I will also complete some BEFORE I geezer up, like, before I'm 40 for sure.  I think it would be fun to dress up really strange for marathons, like impersonating celebrities and stuff.  Except I don't really like celebrities, as a rule, so maybe I'll have to stick to the age old question of ninja, or pirate.  I say ninja. *Hyah!*

Personal:

I am happily married to James W (Cool Runnings). We have 3 boys and 1 opinionated little girl.  I love reading and I'm also a news junkie.  I am a stinker.

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The morning dragged me out for my first run in years.  The weather was SOOOO perfect.  Cool, with a slight breeze.  I remembered how much I used to love running, and how much I miss the awesomeness of the FRB and the wonderful maniacs on it.  I ran and walked intermittently for about 30 min.  Felt good! (Even though I started breathing super hard after like 10 steps.) 

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Comments
From jtshad on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 08:49:41 from 204.134.132.225

Welcome back to running! Good to hear from you again! How is James?

From Lybi on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 08:53:37 from 68.3.188.21

Hey Jeff! Thanks. James is usually pretty good, although he is sick as a dog today. He's had a recurring foot injury that interferes with running, though.

From Mike on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 10:01:26 from 67.190.66.189

Ah, so THIS is what you did. Nice! Congratulations!

Laura has come running twice, we throw the kids' shoes on and Brianna in the jogging stroller. Very fun to go as a family.

From Brent on Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 18:03:56 from 66.7.127.67

Lybi - welcome back, missed you - it won't take you long to get back the majic of running.

Stay Kool, B of BS Rools out

From The Quiet Pirate on Sat, Mar 03, 2012 at 11:18:19 from 71.51.224.227

Lybi- Brent says you're awesome, so I've got to agree. What a beautiful photo!! Congrats on taking that big first step back.

From Lybi on Sat, Mar 03, 2012 at 20:47:48 from 68.3.188.21

Mike, this is all your wife's fault. She had to go and inspire me, didn't she?

Brent, thanks for the welcome! It's good to be back.

Hey Pirate-lady-with-the-awesome-head-dress! Thanks! Your hat could inspire movies, nay, trilogies!!!

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