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Debbie Does Zombies?

One of my goals for 2016 is to be able to "run" (aka jog - probably slowly) a 5K. The last few years, I've been walking See Jane Run 5K with Joycie, Laura & Noah. It's a Women's Half Marathon/5K/Kids Race. Last year, Ron walked with us, and as only Noah is shorter than I am (and he's usually riding in a stroller), I ended up jogging bits and pieces to keep up with them. They're all at least 6 inches taller than I am and I have a SHORT stride too!!!

I have been doing lots of walking these past three years. Most days I walk at least 3 miles.

So, I am on week 4 of the Zombies to 5K Training program. Not for me, just a simple, couch to 5K training program. No, I need the added incentive of running away from Zombies. Week 1 had me "running" intervals of 15 seconds. Weeee! Plus free runs of 5 minutes (choice of walking, running or both). In the beginning, I was mostly walking, then I graduated to running a block here and a block there.

Tonight, I managed a solid 15 minutes straight - through the rain, and puddles up to my ankles and did I mention the wind was blowing a lovely 18 mph (Grand to Westline and back to almost Kitty Hawk) I jogged just over a MILE!!!

This is an 8 week program and then I get to practice until June 5th...
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