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Runfessions for August 2023 – My First 5K and Extra…


It’s that point once more. Time to get issues off my chest with Marcia’s Runfessions at Marcia’s Wholesome Slice

1.  I runfess…

I not too long ago skipped certainly one of my favourite 5ks – Run for the Roses (2022 recap).

In fact, I checked the outcomes.

I didn’t must as a result of my working mates, Janet and Sue (pictured above) texted me and thanked me for NOT coming.


2.  I runfess…

The explanations that I skipped this race weren’t completely associated to working.

I might have run the race. My end time is all the time beneath half-hour however I’m fairly certain it will be slower at this time however not too gradual to win an age group award.


I wished go to the fitness center (as I all the time do on Sunday) and the climate was excellent for boating (a number of Sundays have been wet and final Solar, my hubby was sick)

3. I runfess…

I’m nonetheless on the fence about future 5ks.  Do I run them as I did in previous years???

    • 09-09-23 – Malta 5k
    • 09-30-23 – Nice Pumpkin Problem OR Barn to Bridge Fall Fest 5k

I like having firm on my lengthy runs however they battle with these races.

And this yr since I’m marathon coaching, my lengthy runs appear far more vital…

4. I runfess…

It’s been an odd working yr.  Final yr I ran NINE half marathons.

As a result of a damaged foot, I’ve solely run ONE!

a moist one in Brooklyn (that certified me to run NYC Marathon in 2024)

I’ve two extra scheduled in September however I’m solely pondering of them as marathon coaching runs.

5. I runfess…

As a substitute of worrying about my races, I’m stressing about that dreadful 20 mile coaching run. (Bear in mind I don’t wish to run alone..)

    • When?
    • The place?
    • With whom? (a few of my working companions could also be away…)
    • As a part of a half marathon (as I did in 2019) or one long term?

Comfortable Working! Something to runfess this month? Please share.







It’s Friday so I’m additionally linking up with bloggers, Me (My First 5K and Extra), Working With AngleRun Snigger Eat PieRuns with Pugs, and Zenaida!

So Take part!

And don’t neglect to hyperlink again to your hostesses and go to another blogs!!



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