Setting Goals For March

I am trying to get into a habit of setting goals each month, although I need to keep them simple so I don’t get overwhelmed. I already am finding that taking the time to set a few goals, write them down, and share them here is making me more accountable and more determined to reach my goals.

Setting Goals

Before I share my March goals, I want to review how I did with my February goals.

February Goals

  • BestBodyBootcamp. I did pretty well keeping up with BestBodyBootcamp, although I missed a few specific workouts the week I was in Europe because the hotel gym hours didn’t fit with my schedule.
  • Run 2014. I met my 20.14 miles/week goal during the first two weeks of February, but I only ran about 12 miles during the week I was away, and then my treadmill at home went out of commission. I think I will have to set this goal aside until my treadmill is running again too!
  • Run in Europe. After setting a goal to run in Europe, I was determined to make it happen.  I headed out for a run the day I arrived, and ran two other days, including running around The Lakes in Copenhagen.

All in all, I think I did pretty well.

Now for my March goal-setting:

Goal Setting

During March I will be focusing on two things: observing Lent and getting ready for my April races! Lent starts on Wednesday, so I will share more about how I will be observing Lent then. To kick up my training, I am going to do speed or hill intervals (or some other kind of speed or hill training) every week and make sure I am including core and glute exercises in my strength routines, to keep my ITB and piriformis quiet!

Have you set any goals for March?

Do you have any spring vacation plans?

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13 Responses to Setting Goals For March

  1. no spring break or traveling plans for me – getting too close to my due date! that means march will be spent finishing up our nursery and other preparations for baby itz! 🙂 🙂
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  2. Sounds like February was a good month! After missing some of my runs due to my knee or the weather, my main goal this month is just to get all of my runs in.
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  3. Tara Newman says:

    I am in my last month of training for the Cherry Blossom 10 Miler! kdfj
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  4. Kim says:

    My big running goal for the month is 150+ miles!!
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  5. I just set one big yearly goal – but setting month goals is really smart.
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  6. Lisa says:

    I fully support the goal to run in Europe! Wow!! Some of my happiest travel memories have been runs I did on vacation–Hawaii was by far the best place to run. 🙂
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  7. Great job in February! Oh my goodness, does Lent really start on Wednesday? this year is flying by! Love your goals for March. I need to keep up with my strength training routine.
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