2012 Running Recap

As I sit here late on New Year’s Eve, I am reviewing my running from 2012.  It was quite a year for me.  The following is a recap of my year:

Running summary -> 366 days and 2,666.7 total miles (daily average = 7.3 miles)

Total races -> 26

  • 2 5Ks  (5KBR 5K for Kid One in Birmingham, Ready.Set.Cure. 5K at Oak Mountain State Park)
  • 3 10Ks  (Village to Village in Mountain Brook, Mercedes Benz Cotton Row Run in Huntsville, Sam Lapidus Montclair Run in Mountain Brook)
  • 1 15K  (Statue to Statue from Homewood to Mountain Brook)
  • 1 10-miler  (Adam’s Heart Run at Oak Mountain State Park)
  • 8 half marathons  (Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Half Marathon in New Orleans, St. Jude Country Music Half Marathon in Nashville, SeaWheeze lululemon athletica Half Marathon in Vancouver, Talladega 21000 Half Marathon at Talladega Superspeedway, Hyundai Montgomery Half Marathon in Montgomery, Little River Canyon Half Marathon in Fort Payne, TASK Rock ‘n’ Roll St. Louis Half Marathon in St. Louis, Magic City Half Marathon in Birmingham)
  • 5 full marathons  (First Light Marathon in Mobile, Mercedes Marathon in Birmingham, Tupelo Marathon in Tupelo, Marine Corps Marathon in Washington DC, St. Jude Memphis Marathon in Memphis)
  • 1 50K  (Run for Kids Challenge 50K at Oak Mountain State Park)
  • 3 overnight relays  (Dixie200 Relay from Atlanta to Birmingham, Bourbon Chase Relay along the Bourbon Trail in Kentucky, Ragnar Relay Tennessee from Chattanooga to  Nashville)
  • 1 8.2-miler  (Peavine Falls Run at Oak Mountain State Park)
  • 1 CrossFit race  (IronTribe 5K in Homewood)

Total Personal Records -> 10

  • 2/12/12 – marathon PR at Mercedes Marathon (Birmingham) in 4:19:39
  • 4/14/12 – 5K PR at Ready.Set.Cure. 5K (Oak Mountain State Park) in 23:10
  • 4/21/12 – 15K PR at Statue to Statue (Homewood to Mountain Brook) in 1:17:14
  • 5/28/12 – 10K PR at Mercedes Benz Cotton Row Run (Huntsville) in 49:32
  • 7/4/12 – 8.2-Miler PR at Peavine Falls Run (Oak Mountain State Park) in 1:10:33
  • 8/11/12 – half marathon PR at SeaWheeze lululemon athletica Half Marathon (Vancouver) in 1:45:34
  • 9/2/12 – marathon PR at Tupelo Marathon (Tupelo) in 4:18:59
  • 10/28/12 – marathon PR at Marine Corps Marathon (Washington DC) in 4:17:46
  • 11/22/12 – 10K PR at Sam Lapidus Montclair Run (Mountain Brook) in 46:50
  • 12/1/12 – marathon PR at St. Jude Memphis Marathon (Memphis) in 4:05:55

I can’t wait to see what 2013 brings!

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