Run Streak Day 300

I was so excited for Friday, October 27. It was day 300 in my run streak.  The day was busy, but I couldn’t let it pass without celebrating in some way.  So, I headed over to the local high school track with my little cheering section and ran 3 miles for my 300th day.

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Do you see how we made 300 here? i just love their enthusiasm for their running mama!

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I participated in my first continuous streak challenge last year. My favorite running group, Fellow Flowers, held a “Move Your A$$” challenge. The goal was to keep moving to feel good from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day.  The requirement was to move for 30 minutes every day.  I surprised myself and didn’t miss one single day. I loved bringing yoga and deep stretching into my exercise routine.

My plan was to take a break on January 2nd, 2017. After all, I had moved my booty every single day for 39 days which was previously unheard of in my exercising.  I was a girl who really appreciated a rest day.  However, my January Fun Run Box had a different plan. The January challenge was to run at least 1 mile every day.  I had just intentionally exercised for at least 30 minutes every day, I could totally do this.  It takes me 10 minutes to run a mile and I made sure to find that 10 minutes every day.

We have a treadmill in the basement and my kids go to bed pretty early so there was literally no excuse not to run at least a mile every day.  On February 1st, I looked at myself and could find no reason not to run. Same on February 2nd, February 3rd, February 4th…

 

And here I am! October 27th and Day 300 of this run streak.  To say I am proud would be an understatement.  To say that I am appreciative of the time my husband and kids make for me to run would be an understatement.  To say that I love running with my friends, my kids, the Housewives (hello Bravo on demand), or alone is the big discovery here.  I really, truly love running. My goal is to finish out the year and I have a fun group run and brunch planned for Dec. 31st.  Something tells me that I just may get up and run that mile on January 1st.

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