Saturday, April 11, 2009


I am old and I will never be Chic Runner. But I can pretend, can't I? She's precious and my running idol.

I just ran 11 miles in 1:54:00 and damn, I'm 35. And 3 months.

At the start of mile 11, my knee was starting to give out, my hammies were super-mad at me, and when I got home my pinkie toes felt dead- like they might need to be cut off.

But I did it!

I think all those years of pop-splits and high kicks did me in. Yeah, that's it. That's the problem. It has absolutely nothing to do with being a 35 year old beer-drinking worn-out mom of two crazy kids.

I am off to the beer fridge for a Wild Blue. Hopefully I can walk tomorrow.

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Wacie's Way said...

You deserve that Wild Blue!!

Julie {Angry Julie Monday} said...


We all can't be Danica.

Actually the 30-39 age group is the most competitive in all the races I do.

jen said...

I am envious. I don't do sh*# for exercise, but sometimes I do break into a highkick routine complete with popspits in the kitchen. I really feel it the next day...

Multislacking Mama said...

Woman! WOW!
That is mighty impressive!

When you can come to Aduh? We need to plan.

That Girl said...

oh wow you are my hero!

Natalie said...

Wow.. I feel worn out when I just do 2 miles. And I haven't even reached the Dirty Thirty yet..

Anonymous said...

OMG!! I'm in are becoming quite the rock star runner! Great job.

Stephanie said...

Awesome Sasha! Why don't you realize how awesome a woman and mom you are??
Everyone else sees it!!!!
Happy Easter!

Anniebanannie said...

Pretty much awesome is what you are. Way to go!

M said...


11 miles?? I would have died. I lift pretty damn hard and am proud of my muscles, but as for running, I suck.

Mile, mile and a half is about it for me. Maybe some sprints if I'm feeling lucky.

11 miles?? Yep, would have laid down and died around mile 2.5 or so :)

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Cory said...

Way to go Sash!! You are super!!


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