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42Ks in 42 Days

Day 9 – Running by the numbers



Since today was a rest day, I figured it would be a good chance to give you a few stats compiled from my first nine days of training:

Running days – 7Cross-training days – 1Rest days - 1Fun runs – 4Not-so-fun runs - 3Total kilometers run – 64Total time running – 4 hours and 32 minutesWeight lost – 4 lbsBlog Word Count (not including today’s entry) – 4153Approximate time blogging – 15 hoursOvertime hours at work – 10Hours of sleep – 44Number of times I listened to or referenced the Dean Malenkos’ song “Jogging Buddy” ( since I started training – 4Number of times almost hit by inattentive drivers – 2Number of times almost hit by my own carelessness – 0 (so far)Protien shakes or bars consumed – 7Energy drinks consumed - 1Alcoholic beverages consumed – 7Evenings intoxicated – 1Hangovers – 0 (thank god)Days left until marathon – 33

If you number junkies aren’t satisfied, I’ll start sending you my softball stats. That’ll really get your motor running.

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