I’m really happy with my running and bike commuting in 2012. I didn’t log the running very well, but this year I’ve committed to tracking my mileage and planning my training again. I will be using one of the Pink Chick’s awesome spreadsheets. Thanks, Dawn!
My last bike commute of 2012 (in mid-December) brought my tally to 141 for the year, which, with my previous two years of bike commuting, added up to 365 overall (108 in 2010, 116 in 2011, 141 in 2012). Maybe I will reach 150 in 2013 – we’ll see.
It doesn’t seem like a big deal when I’m out there, but it is very cool that I get to ride my bike during my commute. I just don’t look forward to other means of commuting as a “yay, I get to do this” activity.
I started running in January of 2000 (13 year runnerversary coming up!), but for the first 12.5 years I never attempted a daily running streak. July 5, 2012 I began my current running streak, and it’s still going. I do not really have a minimum distance or time for the streak, but usually I just ”run away for 15 minutes” and often I run further away than that.
In addition to keeping up my daily run streak, I’d like to keep my CRR XC race streak going. So far I’m up to 77 consecutive races in the series, and by the end of 2013 hope to complete number 87. Maybe by the time I get to 100 races in 2015 I might not mind missing one.
I have a couple more hopes for 2013, to build on 2012′s success:
- Plan and log my mileage (see above).
- Run a marathon.
It’s been almost six years since I ran my only marathon – it’s about time to try it again.
On with 2013!