Friday Five’s Runfessions for February


It’s that time again. Time to get things off my chest with Marcia’s Runfessions at Marcia’s Healthy Slice

1. I runfess…

I still ran ALL month even though my foot pain was no better…

but it was no worse.

2. I runfess…

I ran another Half Marathon without completing ALL my long runs.

4 mile race instead of 12 LSD

3.I runfess…

Even though I was dealing with constant foot pain, I still registered for THREE more Half Marathons..

  • May – Steel Rail
  • September – Saratoga Palio
  • October – Smuttynose
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Girls WEEKEND!! YEAH!

That’s now SEVEN for the year….

4. I runfess…

When I heard that ZOOMA Bermuda Half Marathon would run out of medals for the slower runners, I wanted to finish faster than I had originally planned.

luckily they did NOT run out of medals because I did not have a good finish time

5.I runfess…

I almost registered for the 2020 NYC Marathon

Yeah, I said that I was ONE and DONE!

But it is the 50th anniversary of the race….

I DID NOT register (even though I qualified with a timed-entry) because the site went down and I was working at the time…PHEW!  Relieved.

The race was cancelled after Hurricane Sandy so technically 2021 is the 50th running of the race.

So maybe next year… (If I can conquer that foot pain and get back to running at a decent pace…)


It’s Friday so I’m linking up with Fairytales and Fitness for the Friday Five linkup! Join in! Don’t forget to link back to your hostess and visit some other bloggers.

Happy Running! Anything to runfess this month? Please share.

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27 thoughts on “Friday Five’s Runfessions for February

  1. You “almost” registered for the NYC marathon?!? I love it! 🙂 I can’t tell you how many times I almost registered for a race, put it off for a little while, then thought better of it. I always felt relief too!

    I have thought about doing the Smuttynose half. I don’t believe it fits into my schedule this year, though. I am looking forward to reading your thoughts about the race.

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  2. I can totally see where registering again for NYCM would be enticing. Glad you’re able to run without making your foot feel worse. Hope that latest treatment is still working its magic!

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    • Well it’s a crazy goal but so is 50 states LOL

      And I love to race and don’t have to travel to do most of them.

      It’s different for you because you have to travel & spend $$$ to run your half marathons.

      Now that my foot feels better, I think I should have gone for NYC. 2% got in and I had a timed entry in.Live and learn.

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    • Yes yes. Lots to do in the area. Glass blowing in the museum (sign up early). Wineries. Hiking at Wakins Glen. Enjoy.

      Finally my foot is getting better…

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  3. You are far more brave than I for running on that foot LOL But, we’re runners….there are other niggles and aches/pains I’ve run though. Sounds like the shot is helping, so that’s great!

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    • It seems to be and my PT said that running would not make it worse. But not fun with that PAIN. I may be a little crazy.

      Can’t wait to do a race without foot pain.

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  4. Aww, I remember when the NYC marathon was cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy. That was such a controversy! I am SO GLAD that they didn’t run out of medals in Bermuda! That would have been a shame to go all that way and not get a medal on race day. I assume they would mail it to you but it’s not the same!
    I certainly hope your foot pain goes away and stays away for your upcoming races!
    Thanks for linking up!

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  5. I’ve run through a minor injury this month too. finally got it cleared up thanks to a visit to my PT but I usually follow the “if the pain is no more than a 3-4 out of 10 and it’s not getting worse keep running” rule. Which i know some would call stupid. But I’m a stubborn runner.

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  6. 2026 is the 50th anniversary of it going five borough. That’s the next one that might appeal, but I had two weeks to claim my guaranteed entry and still wasn’t motivated. Maybe London or Marine Corps in 2029 (my 50th).
    I runfess I forgot to order my cherry blossom medal. But I also don’t need one. I’ll borrow someone’s for the pic

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