700k! Only 300k to go…

Screen Shot 2016-08-26 at 8.55.50 PMAt the beginning of the year I made a goal to run 1,000 kilometers in 2016, and I joined Under Armor’s You Vs. The Year challenge. Tonight, I hit my 700th kilometer.

Since we moved I’ve struggled to get back into my groove. A few weeks I didn’t run at all. Last week I managed to squeeze in two runs in a week. The enthusiasm wasn’t like it was before. These miles were a struggle. My feet weren’t eating miles… they were plodding.

Now that things are settling I hope to get back into it. Making my 700k milestone is certainly setting a better tone. I’ve also started bring my dog with me on my runs and his enthusiasm is contagious. For the first time in a month I’ve run two days in a row.

Only 300 kilometers to go before I reach my goal and I’m still ahead of schedule. Now I just need to find where I packed my mojo…

About Angela Yuriko Smith

Angela Yuriko Smith's work is published in print and online publications, including “Horror Writers Association's Poetry Showcase” vols. 2-4 and “Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy” anthology. Her novella, Bitter Suites, is a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® finalist. Her first collection of poetry, “In Favor of Pain,” was nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award. All her books are available on Amazon. Currently, she publishes Space and Time Magazine, a 52 year old publication dedicated to fantasy, horror and science fiction. For more information visit SpaceandTimeMagazine.com.
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