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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Turquoise Thursday: Running in Turquoise Style

Just keep moving. 

My running shoes
in the cornfield.
Hi it's me. Your long lost friend. Where have I been, and why so few posts? Well it is cattle showing season. This summer I am traveling to six national cattle shows in five weeks, and currently I am almost done week one. It is a busy time for work, however I love traveling across the country to see so many friends.

All this travel means a lot of eating out. OK constantly eating out. Although the nights are busy with activities I know I also need to take care of my body. That means taking advantage of the hotel's workout room aka the treadmill.

Let me start out by saying I hate running. Really hate it. However, I fell so good afterwards. So I am promising myself to stick with it. I really want to be able to run three miles. I don't know if a 5K will be in the cards, just taking it one run at a time. I downloaded a free app on my phone. It is one of the couch to 5K apps, and so far so good. I think this little app might actually make me like running a little more. Maybe.

So wish me good luck. I know there are a few others out there that are runners. Anyone want to raise their hand?


My current running shoes Nike Free 3.0 V4. I love them.

But these Nike Free's are also pretty cool. Love the bright colors in all the running shoes this year.


I love these Turquoise and White Nike's. Although I don't know how clean they would say if I took a trip to the farm. 

5 comments:

  1. I need to do more running. I have the app too. Really wanting to get started atleast with some part of it.

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  2. I've bridged from using the Couch to 5K app to the 10K and the half marathon one. They all work great to prepare you for your next race. Good luck!

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  3. I have never done the cough to 5K thing...just started running with friends about 2 1/2 yrs ago. I do enjoy it...once I get going! Feel GREAT afterwards. Good for you to run on the treadmill...I HATE the treadmill! Go for the 5K~I recommend it. It gave me a goal to work for and feel good about afterwards!

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  4. You will learn to love it! I promise...It still takes me getting about 2 miles in to really enjoy myself, but when I am done I feel so great! It will help you feel so much better one the road. I'll always be a sounding board for you. The Freds love running...and cattle. :)

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  5. Funny, I don't love running either, but I do it occasionally. Wish I had time to do it more often but with two young boys I just can't seem to fit it in. I have no advice to offer, but I do have a re-cap of my last 5K....if I can do it, you can do it!
    http://www.theworrellfamily.blogspot.com/2012/02/running-shoes-and-shorts-does-not.html

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