2013 Running Recap

It’s hard to believe that 2013 is over.  Yep!  It is New Year’s Eve and 2014 will be here tomorrow.  Where did the year go?  I am sitting here reviewing my running log for last year and the following is a recap of 2013:

Running summary -> 365 days and 2,527.2 total miles (daily average = 6.9 miles)

Current running streak -> 739 days and 5,256.9 total miles (daily average = 7.1 miles)

Total races -> 24

  • 2 5Ks  (Regions Superhero 5K in downtown Birmingham, AL; Girls on the Run 5K in downtown Birmingham, AL)
  • 1 10K  (Vulcan Run in downtown Birmingham, AL)
  • 1 15K  (Statue to Statue from Homewood to Mountain Brook, AL)
  • 1 10-miler  (Adam’s Heart Run at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, AL)
  • 10 half marathons  (Walt Disney World Half Marathon in Orlando, FL [part 1 of Goofy Challenge]; Mercedes Half Marathon in downtown Birmingham, AL [includes 2 legs in marathon relay]; Tuscaloosa Half Marathon in downtown Tuscaloosa, AL; Tom King Classic Half Marathon in Nashville, TN; Scottsboro Half Marathon in Scottsboro, AL; St. Jude Country Music Half Marathon in Nashville, TN; Depot Days Hartselle Half Marathon in Hartselle, AL; Talladega 21000 Half Marathon at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, AL; Hyundai Montgomery Half Marathon in downtown Montgomery, AL; Magic City Half Marathon at Ruben Studdard Celebration Weekend in downtown Birmingham, AL)
  • 3 full marathons  (Walt Disney World Marathon in Orlando, FL [part 2 of Goofy Challenge]; Boston Marathon in Boston, MA [got to mile 25.5 before police stopped me due to act of terrorism]; Tupelo Marathon in Tupelo, MS)
  • 2 ultra marathons  (Run for Kids Challenge 50K at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, AL; BUTS Bearly Ultra 27-Miler at Red Mountain Park in Birmingham, AL)
  • 1 8.2-miler  (Rick Melanson Peavine Falls Run at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, AL)
  • 1 14.35-miler (BTC Free Trail Race at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, AL)
  • 1 18-miler (Hotter ‘N Hell Trail Run at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, AL)

Total Personal Records -> 8

  • 2/23/13 – 10-miler PR at Adam’s Heart Runs (Oak Mountain State Park) in 1:19:40
  • 3/2/13 – half marathon PR at Tuscaloosa Half Marathon (Tuscaloosa) in 1:44:22
  • 3/9/13 – half marathon PR at Tom King Classic Half Marathon (Nashville) in 1:42:04
  • 5/11/13 – 5K PR at Girls on the Run 5K (Birmingham) in 22:45
  • 7/27/13 – 18-miler PR at Hotter ‘N Hell Trail Run (Oak Mountain State Park) in 4:56:08
  • 9/7/13 – 14.35-miler PR at BTC Free Trail Race (Oak Mountain State Park) in 4:02:52
  • 11/2/13 – 10K PR at Vulcan Run (Birmingham) in 46:46
  • 12/21/13 – 27-miler PR at BUTS Bearly Ultra 27-Miler (Red Mountain Park) in 7:07:48

It was a busy year from a running perspective.  I can’t wait for 2014 to see what I get to do then.  It will be exciting with trips to Houston, Boston and New York plus hopefully some other fun trips.

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