Okay, so there weren't really zombies. But, I did run over the weekend and I did a pretty darn good job. This is my third year running this 5k (3.1 miles) and I have knocked my time down 11 minutes from last year. I am super stoked about that. I ran it in 34 minutes.
THIRTY FOUR MINUTES!!
I. Can't. Even.
The simple fact that the first year I came in at 46 mins. The second year at 45 and this year at 34 mins just blew my mind. BLEW IT! I guess all the other races I have done this year have really helped me. In all I have completed three 5k's and four 10k's (6.2 miles).
I never thought my body was capable of such things. I never thought my mind was either, but I didn't give myself enough credit. It might have taken me two years to get to this point and trust me, I started out super slow.
I'm proud because I didn't give up even though there were so many times I really wanted to.
There were so many times that finish line seemed too far away, too unattainable, to unrealistic.
But, I refused to give up and it's paid off. So, I guess what I am saying is no matter what your current goal is: don't give up.
The road isn't always easy. The reward is worth it.