Team 5K in 50 States

Team 5K in 50 States: Hannah and Auntie Jennie

Running Buddies: Auntie Shauna, Owen (brother), Dad (Justin), and Uncle Greg.

Cheerleaders: Mom (Nicole), Grandma, Grandpa, Ava (AKA Suzy-Q, cousin), Baby Kaelyn (cousin), Grammy Farr, and Grandpa Tom.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Winter Training and Skiing

Hannah and I are continuing to run at the Harry J Ice Rink for our winter training.  In addition to our running, we are cross-country skiing on Mondays and Wednesdays with Junior Nordic Skiing.  We have been having a blast.  Skiing was cancelled this whole last week because it has been too cold.  We are very thankful to have the ice rink to run at. :)

Last week Hannah asked me if she could run with her ipod at the ice rink, so Tuesday was her first time running with the ipod.  When I looked at my watch after we finished our run, I was shocked.  We had finished our 3 mile run in 28:30!!  Our fastest 3 mile run yet.  Between running with the big kids, and running with the ipod, Hannah dropped a whole minute off her time!  Saturday was another test of the ipod theory.  Hannah ran that 3 mile run in 28:28!  We ran the first mile in 9 minutes, the second in 10 minutes, and the third in 9 minutes.  We were bummed when we went to the rink to run today and the ipod hadn't charged properly.  I'm not quite sure what our time was because my watch stopped during the run and I had to restart it.  We're looking forward to our next run to see how fast we can go!

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