first 10 miler ever…

In 2007, a friend asked me if I was interested in running a half marathon.  I thought about it and said sure, why not?  Not knowing this was going to be the first of many. 🙂

But any whoo, during the training, she came across the Park Forest Scenic 10 mile and 5K race that fit right into our training schedule.  I finished my run in 1:59:22.  And here is the medal that I got.

Park Forest Scenic 10 Miler

I don’t think this race exists anymore.  Sad because it was a really nice route.  The run took you through a forest preserve and parts of Park Forest.  I did find that 2007 was the last year they did the 10 miler.  The next couple of years it was a 5 mile race and it looks like no more.

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see angie run…

HA! See what I did there? I think this is the first time I use the name of the blog as the name of a post. Cheesy? Of course.

Well anyway, I finally signed up for some races for 2011. I have a cold right now so no running. Hopefully in a week, I will finally start running a mile or two here and there.

I know you are on the edge of your seat to see what races I’m planning to do:

May 7 – Cinco De Miler – registered
May 28 – Soldier Field 10 Mile – registered
August 14 – Chicago Rock N Roll Half Marathon – need to register on Feb. 28
October 15 – Pumpkins In the Park 5K – not open
October 29 – Carrera De Los Muertos 5K – not open
November 5 – Hot Chocolate 5K – registered

I feel like I need to add a few 5K here and there. But really, I need to start running. Hopefully once I feel better and the weather stays above freezing, I will start. Really. I promise.