December 28, 2012

2012: The Lows

Looking back on 2012, there are tons of memories from all of the races and training we completed.  We figured it would be fun to put together a list of our highs and lows that chronicled the year.  So first we'll start with the lows...

Number 5...
C: Waking up at 6AM on Saturday in the summertime to head out for a (lonely) long run to try to beat the heat.
P:  My sister (who won her age group at Princess in 2011) could not race with us at Disney in 2012 due to a foot injury. We missed you Alison and are so glad you will be at Princess 2013!

Number 4...
C: Having lots of knee pain at the 2012 Princess Half Marathon...luckily the Disney resorts are well-stocked with ice!
P:  Foot callus that had to be removed by my doctor....ouch!

Number 3...
C: Mile 7 at the Rock 'n Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon relay.  Wanted to die in the heat!
P:  Goofy training...some days I wanted to just give up.

Number 2...
C: Running the Elizabeth River Run 10k, highly untrained and in miserable heat...feeling pretty crummy for the last half of the race and panicking that I was having another Princess 2011 moment!
P:  Piriformis muscle injury that threw off my Goofy training for several weeks while I was on strong painkillers.

And our worst moment of 2012...
C: Losing Mom at mile 3 in the Wine and Dine Half Marathon and almost losing my cool trying to find her in the crowd.
P:  Ditto.....losing Christine at the Wine and Dine Half Marathon.....and wondering if we could possibly meet up again during the race.

4 comments:

  1. So crazy reliving times that made us frustrated right! Disney will be the start of an awesome 2013!

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    1. Yes! I know 2013 will be a year of awesome races starting with Marathon Weekend!

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  2. Can hardly wait to rejoin my sis and goddaughter for the Princess 2013!
    Alison

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    1. We are so excited you are going....finally the way our runDisney obsession started in 2011....another Princess Half with the 3 of us together!

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