New Year's resolutions

Tell us your new year goals

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28/12/2012 at 18:16
I've signed up for the Milton Keynes Marathon and I'd like to complete it much faster than I did the Budapest Marathon this year. In practical terms, the closer I can get to the 4 hour mark, the happier I will be.
29/12/2012 at 09:45

This year aim is to become a more efficient swimmer, can only help with my running and this year I will attempt my first triathlon! I too would like to get closer to 4 hours for a marathon too!

29/12/2012 at 09:47

Im getting a new knee 

29/12/2012 at 09:49
Emmy H wrote
Try to find a cure for dog allergies as I really want one


I'm allergic to dogs and I have 2 a lab cross and a greyhound, you kinda build up immunity to your own, just watch what breed you go for!

29/12/2012 at 15:33

I'd just like to get back into training after a very long break - if I do then I'd like to set a new 5k PB (currently 22 dead at Richmond Park parkrun).

29/12/2012 at 16:38

Early this year I decided to restructure my exercise regime as alternating running and rowing machine days. The rowing is a good non-impact workout on non-running days. Three of each in a week and one day off.

So no explicit resolution as such, just a wish to continue my current routine because it is working so far - I'm injury free and running well.

And also to enter one (medal-bearing) race a month on average throughout 2013.

29/12/2012 at 18:45

i resolve to stop eating peanut butter straight from the jar with my fingers.

especially when it's not my peanut butter.

29/12/2012 at 19:08

Getting out on the bike more for cross training and enjoyment.

Sub 25 min 5k.

To enter my first race in 2013.  I will do it!

Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
29/12/2012 at 20:39

Coming back from  an enforced 6-month break after a hip replacement operation, so -

Have entered Tri-Pfalz Olympic distance triathlon in May and am aiming to finish in 3 hours.

Have entered Challenge Vichy half-Ironman 1 September and aim to finish under 6 hours.

Get my running speed back.

Do some open water swimming races.

Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
29/12/2012 at 20:40

Oh yes - and I will continue to eat peanut butter straight from the jar!

29/12/2012 at 21:46

I want to be more selfish. I spend so much of my time looking after other people and making sure they're happy that I'm really not doing myself any good. I'm thinking of taking up a team sport, joining a choir and taking my swimming a bit more seriously. I'd like to get my sports nutrition business up and running properly too! I will also continue to eat peanut butter straight out of the jar

30/12/2012 at 15:25

sub 2 Richmond Half, sub 25 parkrun would be nice this year, complete first marathon (Warsaw probably). And make it to RW London social as haven't managed this year :/

30/12/2012 at 17:15

Eat and drink less and get a sub 5h at the London Marathon whilst carrying a Giant Teddy called Trev

30/12/2012 at 18:02
@santas little tiger - what breeds would you avoid? I'm worried about getting one and the allergy being too much. How long did it take you to become tolerant?
30/12/2012 at 19:29
Get Abs by spring!
31/12/2012 at 11:45

Run Chester Marathon in a decent time and having trained for it properly.  My days of not running  much and turning up to run a marathon on about 11 miles are done. I'm starting early for Chester!

31/12/2012 at 12:06

Stay injury free for 2013, having missed most of last two years due to cartilige and achilles problems, and with luck complete all 8 Lakeland Trail events.

 

31/12/2012 at 12:08

Finish my first marathon (Berlin in September), get under 45 mins for a 10k and smash my fundraising target for BHF of £2,500.

Sounds easy enough when typing it...!

31/12/2012 at 12:31
1000 miles in 2013 and complete my first marathon
31/12/2012 at 12:54

Not given up on a sub-40 minute 10km some time, though a lot of work to do!

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