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Discussion: New life goal!

in: Trav; Trav > 2020-04-12

Apr 12, 2020 1:44 PM # 
Thunk this up on my run. The original goal, sparked by Super lo those many years ago, of under 40 over 60 was a decade long motivator. But here's the new one:

A combined 5k and 10k time that is less than my age--for the rest of my life. Note that it has to be less than, if even by a second.

How's that for keeping one's feet to the fire? Kind of spooky to write it out even. I've got a good buffer with sub 57 at age 61, and I can fudge the emphasis a bit from 10 to 5k as time goes on. But things should start getting interesting in my 80's.
Apr 12, 2020 1:48 PM # 
that's cool! you look forward to getting older every year - it gives you another minute!
Apr 12, 2020 2:21 PM # 
Yep. Like, for instance, tomorrow I get issued one more minute of 5k + 10k time allocation. Nothing wrong with that.
Apr 12, 2020 2:54 PM # 
I think your buffer is at least 1 minute longer, probably 2, and up to 3.

That said as goals go this is a good one.
Apr 13, 2020 3:25 PM # 
This is awesome.

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