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This Is Where It All Begins

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Valley of Fire....Here I come!!!!!!

Hello everybody,
Yes, I am absolutely and completely officially INSAINE!!! I am going to be doing the Valley of Fire Marathon in 10 weeks. Yes folks, all 26.2 miles of it. I have been training for about a year now, and I am finally where I need to be. This is it!!!
I have run two marathons in the past, but those were before I had kids and my body was quite different. It has been a long journey this time to get to where I need to be. Much harder I must say.
The marathon is in Vegas, so it will be a 12 hour drive to and from. Total of 24 hrs in the car. Lots of time to think about the crazy decision I made before the marathon, and lots of time to sit and cramp up after running the marathon. ;)

Anyway, I am going to begin the long runs this week. Wish me luck! And uh, if anyone wants to do this with me...I would love you FOREVER!!! Common, you can do it! You get gatorade and a cool shirt ;)


Familia Morales said...

Way to go Becky! I hope you have fun torturing yourself. I'd join you, but uh, I get my own dose of insanity every day. Good luck!

Grandma and Bonka said...

Wow, I'm impressed Becky. Good luck. I still have my green bike that was like yours. I ride it to school almost every day. Unbelievable, it still keeps on going. Do you still have your green bike?

Deanna said...

I'm all for the gatorade and t-shirt, but I couldn't run to save my life! Good luck!

Sue said...

Good luck Becky...I remember when you ran the St.George marathon, I felt bad for your feet...hope things go well!

Hardy Party!~ said...

You go girl! That is so awesome! I could never do anything like that! But I am sure it will be tons of fun! Good Luck with training! Also I love the family pics, the kids are to big and cute!

Jami said...

Becky, hopefully you'll remember me! At one point in time I was Jami Hoopes. today has been an eventful day blog hooping! I can't believe the number of old friends I have come upon! You have a gorgeous family! You can check me out at

Cody said...

Wow! I am still so amazed at your perseverance and discipline! Good luck with the marathon! You can do it!!!!!