Monday, December 6, 2010

Strong Mind Strong Body!

This is what I'm thinking about this week.
....training I've done, races completed, mental prep. .....

long runs, tempo runs, hard runs, easy runs, 2 miles, 5ks, 10ks, half marathons, marathons, persistence, tenacity, perseverance, go for it, 
finish it, do it, strong mind, strong body, hills, hill repeats, track, running in the moment, friends, blessings, passion, 26.2, "totally doable damn-it"(thanks for the reminder LMC), speed work, PRs, bad days, good days, fast races, slow races, humidity, cold air, good runs, bad runs,  good days, bad days, health, 5:15 am runs, 5:15 pm track workouts, planning, pace, technical runs, mindless runs, mindful runs, yoga, weights, stretch, core work, education, green tea, treadmill - some days, dreadmill other days, nutrition, walking, rest, recovery, anticipation,desire, 3:45, work ethic, 3:50, count down, masters runner, running in the mile, fast days,  
10 X 800 @ 3:42, 
tomorrow is NOT promised, do it today!

St. George 10-09

This fall I have been using the following mantras for my long runs and races:
Strong Mind   Strong Body
Finish It!
You've worked too hard to give up now.

Hoping for a good day on Sat. for Jennifer, Bridgett, and myself.
Rocket City Huntsville, AL here we come!

16 comments:

Tricia said...

loved this! youre going to do great

Petraruns said...

wow! What a post! Great attitude - you're in it to win it!

Terry said...

Rocket city look out, here they come.... .. So wish we could be there. You are quite a writer also... Go Ginny!!

Running and living said...

Go Giny! All aspects covered!

Robbie said...

Love the thinking log! Funny how so many things cross your mind...sometimes at once. Thank you for ALL the inspiration you gave me this year. You'll never know what that has meant to me! Good luck all of you next weekend in Huntsville...love ya!

Jennifer said...

Woo hoo! The time is near and we are ready!

TRI-james said...

The money is in the bank. Start cashing those checks on Saturday!

Matty B. said...

Huntsville is going to be great and the Zen-like quotes throughout are much appreciated!

I was driving on my way to dinner this evening and realized I hadn't been conscious of my breath for several weeks. How weird and stressful is that?

Relax it, get your mind ready, rock it!

Jenn said...

How exciting! Really neat post! I remember running in Boston and my mantra being: One breath, One step, One mile, Finish line....Best of luck! I'll be cyber cheering!! CONFIDENCE! You'll do awesome!

Meg said...

YOU WILL DO IT !!

This post got me fired up and I'm not even running right now! Relax and enjoy the moments, you've got this!

Tim F said...

I wish you the very best this weekend. You sure have the right frame of mind. Thanks also for stopping by my blog. I look forward to reading your report.

TRI-james said...

I am inspired.

http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/2844182/Rocketcity

Tasha said...

Good luck in Huntsville! You're going to do great! I can't wait to read all about the race! This is a fantastic post!

chris mcpeake said...

Good luck! Awesome post

Emz said...

such and awesome & inspiring post.

Thank you!! GOOD LUCK!!

ROCK IT!!

The Hungry Runner Girl said...

AWESOME post. You are so motivating and I love the mantras! You are going to rock it, good luck!