Celebrating 50 the Unsporty Way

I’d love to be able to write a blog like this for my 50th birthday!! So inspirational!

Unsporty Women Can Run

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I’m 50! It was my 50th birthday on Thursday 27 November. Today is Monday and the celebrations keep going on!

Thursday 27 November

For my 50th Birthday I took the day off work and ran 30kms. Thirty Kilometres. It felt great too (shock)! The day was so much cooler than our 26km run on Sunday; starting off at 6:30am and 4ºC, finishing just before 10am at 15ºC. It took me 3:22:35. I went back to the Meander 10km loop and set off to try and run three loops, but if I started to get too tired would finish after two. I felt so chilled and relaxed and just so happy to be able to do a long run on my 50th birthday. I smiled and took in the scenery and marvelled that here I was, the Unsporty Woman, running a very long way on her birthday AND considering it…

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About mawil1

Hi my name is julie and I took up running at the age of 46! Hence 'mawil' Middle Aged Woman In Lycra. I did it at first because someone asked me to do a charity run with them. I couldn't run at all, but pride wouldn't let me be seen to be unable to run so I started a walk run programme. I stuck with it and to my surprise I found that I liked it- after a couple of weeks of progress I was hooked! My blog is about my progress in running and how I fit it in with the rest of my life.
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5 Responses to Celebrating 50 the Unsporty Way

  1. txa1265 says:

    That was a great read, thanks for sharing! 🙂

  2. Mimi Loves to Run says:

    Congrats!!! On a long run on your Birthday! Love your family photos and you look gorgeous! MIMI

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