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 is an American poet, publisher and author. Her first collection of poetry, In Favor of Pain, was nominated for an 2017 Elgin Award. Her latest novella, Bitter Suites, is a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist. Currently, she publishes Space and Time magazine, a 53 year old publication dedicated to fantasy, horror and science fiction. For more information visit SpaceandTimeMagazine.com or AngelaYSmith.com.
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