Here is December's statistical rundown:
- Total Miles: 28 miles (5 runs)
- Highest Weekly: 20 miles
- Average Weekly: 8.5 miles
- Average Pace: 9:41.71 per mile
- Longest/Fastest Run: 8 miles, 8:49 pace
- The Monthly Dif: -44 miles (72 miles in November)
Moving right along: It's 2010 now. Happy New Year! Here's to forgetting the failures of last year and setting our sights on new
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So, is this the part where I post some New Year's resolutions and goals for 2010? Why, yes, it is.
PRs I Want: All of Them
In 2009, I set new PRs in the 5-K, 10-K, 15-K (a new distance for me) and the marathon. I sacrificed a PR in the half marathon in favor of running a disciplined race in preparation for my failed attempt to break four hours at the Akron Marathon.
This year, I'm sacrificing nothing. Greed prevails. I want it all! I'm shooting for PRs in every distance I race, and I will once again attempt to break the four-hour barrier in the marathon. I will announce my racing schedule at a later date.
OK, so I fell short of 1,000 miles this year. That's no reason to not set the bar higher for 2010. I averaged 18.6 miles per week last year, and I learned that running more during marathon training helped me edge closer to my racing goal. That's why I will try to average 20 miles per week this year. That jumps my yearly mileage goal up to 1,040. Time to get to it!
This year, I also will be breaking in a new running partner. Check him out here. Any suggestions are appreciated on how to best get him started in his running career.
These are the potential failures you have to look forward to in 2010. Stay tuned. Cheers!