go run xc

A year ago, I thought my competitive running career was over. A week ago, I raced for the first time as an NCAA athlete. I’m nowhere close to where I want to be but I know I have so much more to give. I’m so grateful for this opportunity and I definitely won’t let it go to waste. I’m happier than I have been for a long time.

I RAN A PR TODAY!! 11:09 in the 3k. May not be super fast but it’s 27 seconds faster than my previous time. I went into the race excited, something I haven’t done in a very long time. I went into the race and told myself “I am going to run a PR.” I used to say “I hope I run a PR.” Or “I’m not really prepared so I hope it’s not awful.” Little things happened before the race where I normally would have panicked and thought well I guess I won’t run fast today. But I told myself that today was the day and it was going to be the break through I need to reach my potential. So 11:09 may not be a big jump, but it’s the first step and now it’s time to start building upon that. And I can’t wait!