2014 Running Year in Review

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! The start of a new year is a good time to reflect on the past. For me, it’s hard to compare 2014 to 2013. 2013 was a massive year of running accomplishments: several PBs, my first international race, and of course, my first full marathon. 2014 was a little more relaxed. Five races total and a lot of casual, fun running in between. No PBs, but there was my first ever relay and that one time I came in 4th place at a race!

Today, I pulled all my stats from Nike+ to see what sort of running year I’ve had. Here’s how 2014 went down:

  • 89 total runs with an average distance of 7.1K
  • 34,786 calories burned (Note: I probably consumed that much over the holidays alone!)
  • 632.4 total kilometers (compared to 1,008.3K in 2013!)
  • A total running time of 64:09:48
  • An overall average pace of 6:05/kilometre
  • 42% of my runs were in the evening, 37% in the morning, 21% in the afternoon

2015 will be a much different year for running. Soon, I will be moving to London, England and I’m excited to sign up for several interesting races in a new country. My overall goal is to run for general fitness and enjoyment and do one seriously badass event before the end of the year – something like the Tough Mudder in London or the Seven Hills of Edinburgh, a 14 mile race with 2,200 feet of ascent and descent. To be determined…

What are your running goals for 2015?

5 Comments

  1. FLRunnerBoy January 2, 2015 / 4:28 pm

    For me stay healthy, build on my mental strength, go sub-21 in the 5K, and 1:45 or better in the half!! 🙂

    • Miranda January 2, 2015 / 4:33 pm

      Amazing goals!! You will crush it!

  2. aprilcunningham January 2, 2015 / 4:38 pm

    I love how Nike can pull stats like that! My goal is to train for a 13k race in April…. and then maybe a half by the late summer? We’ll see what my body says.

    • Miranda January 2, 2015 / 4:39 pm

      A very admirable goal April! Cant wait for baby to be old enough to hold a “go mom go!” sign and cheer you on! Xoxox

  3. Kathy January 2, 2015 / 4:50 pm

    I’ll have to pull my Nike running stats – you had a great year in ’14! My goal is to run a half at an average pace of 6’/km – closest I’ve come is 2hr 10 min – so I believe it’s doable! I would love to have an age group win someday and beat my 5km and 10km PB’s. We’ll see what this year holds!

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