Officially signed-up (and in training!) for my first 5K of 2013!

So about a month ago I posted my running goals of 2013, and I am already on the right track (pun slightly intended). Craig & I will be running Great Strides of Brevard, a race supporting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. So, technically, this is a run/walk, but it’s a start! And I plan on running the entire time. 

I’ve been running 3 days a week to build up my stamina and endurance, but am also working on my speed. Unfortunately, I’ve been training on a treadmill…not on the pavement. Craig keeps telling me that my adjustment may be difficult, and I’m nervous. Does anyone have any advice on easily transitioning from machine to mother nature?

I look forward to sharing my experiences with you all while I conquer my 2013 running goals.  Any advice, encouragement, and company is strongly encouraged 🙂

One thought on “Officially signed-up (and in training!) for my first 5K of 2013!

  1. Definitely start hitting the pavement (or trail, easier on the knees) as soon as possible and don’t be discouraged when you add a few minutes to your regular treadmill time. It really is amazing how different the two surfaces can be! You’ll probably find yourself getting tired quicker, so I suggest setting smaller goals (x time for 1 mile) and then moving your way up.

    Don’t forget about strength training!

    And most importantly, HAVE FUUUUN!

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