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Monday, January 10, 2011

Race plans for 2011

Here are my plans for 2011 - at least at this point.  

I liked Kerri's goal, of Running for (My) LifeHERE  -  (I couldn't find the post where she made this comment) of running a race every month of the year.  Thanks for the great idea Kerri - hope to see you at some of these.


Running Events
Freeze for Food 5k - January 22
Valentine's Day 5k - February 12
Shamrock Shuffle 10k - March 13
Black Earth Road Race 10 miler - April 2
Lake Monona 20k - May 7
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Madison Marathon 1/2 marathon - May 29
Komen Race for the Cure 5k - June 4
Wannafest 10 miler - July 30
Madison Mini Marathon - August 20
Zoo Run Run 10k - September 25
Haunted Hustle 1/2 marathon - October 29
Turkey Trot 5k - November 6
Berbee Derby 10k - November 24
Jingle Bell run 10K - December 10

Biking Events
(I need to find a couple more biking events - but for now these are making my list.)  
Bike New York 42 miles - May 1  (a group of us are planning on driving to NY to bike in this event)
Boys and Girls Club Ride 50 miles - July 16
MS 150 bike ride 2 day 75 miles each day - August 6 & 7

Duathlon - FIRST TIME
This is the only one (at this time) that looks like it will fit into my schedule - but will keep my eyes open for others.  
Norski Duathlon - June 11



Scheduling Problems/Decisions -
APRIL:  I have run the Crazy Legs run - a local race supporting UW athletics - for a number of years.  Last year I couldn't run because I had the stress fracture - this year I won't be able to run it again because we will be in New York City, participating in the Ride New York event.  So I had to find another race.  Black Earth Road Race, I think Jamie at Running Diva Mom, HERE, ran this last year. So far it is really the only other April race that works for me.


MAY:  I can't decide whether to run the 20k around Lake Monona or the Madison Marathon 1/2.  I will leave both of them on the schedule - but doubt I will do both.  I will look to the advice of Chelsea, of Early Runner, HERE, because she did both of these last year.

6 comments:

  1. Looks like a very busy racing year for you. You do realize that you will have to write reports after every one of those races for us to read?

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  2. very cool! we'll definitely see each other at some of these.
    i'm excited about crazy legs, although the black earth sounds cool. also, the Syttende Mai sounds look a good one.
    so many options!
    thanks for taking on the challenge with me. =)

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  3. looks GREAT! have fun!!! You have lots to look forward to, that's for sure!

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  4. Also, I tagged you in a post today.

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  5. You've got a great schedule! Nice to get a wide variety of events. Madison is a beautiful plance to do all of those things- it's wonderful to have the opportunity to run, bike and swim there. Looks like fun!

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  6. hope to see you at the black earth race! It's a nice, cheap race and a great out and back course -- although it was SUPER windy last year and the turnaround sucked!

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