Throughout the years I’ve tracked my training with pencil and paper and a multitude of websites. Currently my go-to’s are Garmin Connect and Strava.
5K | 20:45 on Sep 13, 2013 at Run@Work Day 5K
10K | 50:21 on Oct 2, 2010 at TC 10K
1/2 Marathon 1:46:13 on Jun 15, 2013 at Fort Atkinson Half Marathon
Marathon | 3:46:43 on Oct 6, 2013 at Twin Cities Marathon
30 mile | Goal: Finish 1st one on January 30, 2016 – Mission accomplished!
50 mile | Goal: Finish 1st one on April 9, 2016 – Mission accomplished!
All of the races…
For a sport that is relatively low cost to enter into (good shoes, end of story), it can add up as you fall into the lure and comfort of moisture-wicking apparel, gadgets, more shoes, and race registration. I ‘solved’ that issue by making running a priority (in theory and some practice that means I don’t spend a lot on other things) and working a couple weekends a month at a local running store. ATHLINKS is a neat website that provides any runner a comprehensive list of all their race results posted online (here is my list of results).