Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Tour of HILLS! "Nice" Hill included!

Meet Mile long hill!  It's a nice, LONG...about a mile and twists around...this is the beginning!

Me...2/3 done with Mile Long Hill!

Oh and here is the start...of "Nice" Hill...about .80 mile long.  "Nice" Hill meet my bloggy friends!


And it turns to go up's the steepest hill around my area...I think!  Straight up is what it feels like.
Me feeling good at the end of my run...had a successful, unplanned date with "NICE" hill and felt good.

2.9.10 Stats:
Miles: 7.50
Pace: 10:39
Time: 1:19:51
Calories Burned: 976

916.07 - 7.50 = 908.57 miles left to run in 2010

I really wanted to do 7 miles but wasn't sure if I would get all 7 done with my route...but I did.  I was at 6.90 when I came to the start of "Nice" hill and realized I would have to run "Nice" hill and didn't want to stop in the middle so figured I would run the entire thing and was glad I an extra 1/2 mile in.  Felt great the whole run which was a lot better than Monday's two runs. 

I have started bringing my phone if I run for over an hour just for safety but realized after looking at mom vs. marathon's blog that I could take pictures while I run...GREAT IDEA!  It was great to take my mind of hard hills as I took fun!  I am a picture GAL so it works great for me.  Another really fun way to document my journey!


Ewa said...

I was battling my HILL today also. I have a love/hate relationship with them, they break monotony of a long run but boy, do they kill my legs.
Great job though. Looks like you had tons of fun.

Mel -Tall Mom on the Run said...

GOOD job Jilly! I am going to call you Hilly Jilly :)

I did Hill repeat sprints today, but looks like I need to come to your neighborhood for some training.

Badgergirl said...

Those hills look brutal. Nice job!

Kerrie T. said...

I love that you call it "nice" hill, as if you can sweet-talk it. LOL! Thanks for the mention. :)

shellyrm aka jogging stroller mama said...

That's a loooong hill! Strong legs and lungs from that one for sure!

Thanks for stopping by my little running journey through life. Congrats on preparing for your first marathon. It will be a blast!

Paige said...

Congrats on conquering that big hill. Hills scare me, but I always feel so great when I put myself to the test and get to the top! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I just became a follower of yours! :)

Julie said...

Hi Jill,
You have an awesome blog with great pictures!! Great job on your hill run! Hills are very hard for me but I know that they will make me stronger in the long run:) I am looking forward to reading more of your posts!!

Tina @GottaRunNow said...

Your hill photos make me tired! ; )

I was in Seattle for the marathon in Nov.'08. Too many hills in that one!

Glad I came across your blog!

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