Thursday, April 21, 2011

I ran the Jelly Bean!

I put my bunny ears on.
Little girls too!

And we headed to the gym.
My treadmill at home is broken... :(


Time for me to do The Jelly Bean 5K virtual race!
I did a one-mile warm up around the track, and then I hopped aboard the treadmill.  
I started off at 7.0mph and never let go...

3.1 miles
25:58
Seriously, no freakin' way!  That's an average pace of 8:22.
Great Gatsby!  That's lightening FAST (for me!)

Just in case you don't believe me yet, 
the Run Less, Run Faster training plan WILL make you faster.
(but mark my words, you don't really run "less")  
By comparison... my last 5K was last May clocked at 30:46.
Yeah, I've gotten faster... And I love it!

So here I am being all goofy celebrating the fact that I just ran a 5K in under 26 minutes!!
Woot-Woot!!


It really is OKAY to celebrate the little victories...



43 comments:

  1. HA HA HA I love your photos!!! Congratulations...I'm starting to get a little intimidated by that time tho! Eek!!! Running at 7:30 a.m. whoot!!!!

    Great job Jess!!!

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  2. That is an awesome time! I would love to run a 5k that fast. The celebratory pictures are fantastic!

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  3. that's great! Did you wear the bunny ears AT the gym? And here i was feeling self-conscious wearing a race bib to the park...ha ha!!

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  4. Awesome!!!! Loved the pics, they brought a much needed smile to my face.

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  5. Super job! I know where you got your bunny ears...my 'little' girl and I bought some special to run the Jelly Bean too.

    You are so speedy!

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  6. Congrats! I'll be running soon--trying to get up the energy to run it today!
    :)

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  7. LOVE the celebration pics :) HILARIOUS!!! congrats to you...holy cow, that's SUPER fast! Hope I can get my time faster, guess I should read that book? MIght work for me because I'm totally motivated to kick it up a notch!

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  8. Awesome time!!! Another book to add to my list!

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  9. Wow! And I thought my 30:22 was fast! Love the pics.

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  10. That is incredible!!! WAY TO GO!!!

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  11. That's awesome! You got me beat!

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  12. Holy Bunny Ears that's crazy fast! WTG - doing mine on Saturday.

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  13. Way to go Jess!!!!! You did great! Love the pics!

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  14. That is awesome!! I finally picked up RLRF...now I just need to be able to run. :)

    You have gotten soooo very fast!

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  15. Great job! I have my third ever 5k this weekend and I am very excited. http://heavysteps5k.blogspot.com

    I love your blog!

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  16. YAY!!! That is awesome girl!! That is so fast! I think we run about the same pace- it takes me about 30 minutes to run a 5K too.

    I would LOVE if you did a review of that book. Do you really think I should buy it? It would really help?? I’m tempted now.... tell me more! :)

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  17. Just found your blog, and you are too cute! Congrats on your 5k, that is an awesome time!

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  18. Great pace on your run. Love all the pic's

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  19. Awesome pace! Love the pictures.

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  20. Fun pictures! Congrats! Going to do the 10K on Saturday. So excited!

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  21. You are STEPPING INTO YOUR WARRIOR!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  22. Good job Jess! I totally feel more confident and faster with RLRF.

    Loving the bunny ears! I was totally thinking of posing with these--maybe I'll hav eto do the tail! ;)

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  23. Great job Jess!! You are so darn cute!!!!

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  24. Cute picture with the girls. I loved the enthusiastic celebration. I wanted to do my run today, but I was called into work. The weatherman is calling for 4-5 inches of rain starting today. UUGGGHHH!

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  25. Love the pics and congrats on the time! Oh, and on such a fun virtual race!

    Winks & Smiles,
    Wifey

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  27. You rock!! That is an awesome time!!!

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  28. Just found your blog. Good for you on the fast run. your bunnny ears are adorable.

    I am going to see if I can signt up for your Jelly Bean Race as I am doing a 5 km on Saturday.

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  29. Great job. I would celebrate too!! I feel like running out and getting that book.

    I ran the 10k and I tried to email you about it, but apparently my email does not get along with your email?

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  30. Wow! Great job! I am using the Run Less, Run Faster plan for my first full marathon in October.

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  31. Wow! What a great time! Congratulations for sure! Hope you had a great Easter with your family!

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