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Sunday, July 13, 2008

Did 6Kms

Woke up at 4.45. Warmed up, stretched, gulped some water, changed and hit the road at 5.10am. Ran for 38 minutes. Twas meant to be 40mins but I decided to make my return journey faster. I did. By 2 mins. Hence 38 mins.
I feel okay. I feel inspired, like I could do this for the rest of my life. Tomorrow I rest. Wednesday I repeat, but maybe do 43minutes. I should then concentrate for the next few moths on how I can cover a greater distance in 45 Minutes.
No hitting the plateau for me. I got weight to lose and distance to cover.
The 6Kms is a conservative approx. Recall that I did 21Kms in 2:02 last year.
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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

You inspire me, wish i could also run like you. I feel heavy but wish i could run to feel light again. where is this motivation from?

Jacob Aliet said...

Hi,
Who r u? You start slowly. Baby steps. There was a time 3 years ago I could not run 4Kms.

Jacob Aliet said...

The motivation is to achieve something - that feeling of achievement boosts my morale and zest for life. I love the challenge running poses - because one is always ever slower than a certain speed, or one always runs a shorter distance than another distance. Plus, the sweat and the exertion makes me feel cleansed and reborn.