To me its not as much fun because you have to concentrate on your footing and you have the cold conditions to worry about. Thats why anytime i travel or its summertime in Alaska, i capitalize on any opportunity to run because its so freeing. Advertisement - continue reading Below, even still you try to get in a run every day, even in fairbanks? I wish it were every day. I dont like to go more than a few days without running, but yeah. And when I travel outside of Alaska, everybody knows, whoevers traveling with me, that no matter what, Im going to find that time to run.
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Im just one of hundreds of thousands out there getting that good clean Alaskan air whether its 20 below or python 60 with the sun shining at midnight. What was your coldest run? Would have to have been when I traveled to fairbanks for hockey games and tournaments all through eldest son Tracks childhood. Id get out and run while he was at practice or there was a game. Those had to be 20 or 30 below. How do you prepare for a run when its that cold? After all these years you know what to wear. Just covering all the exposed age skin on your face, were used to doing that anyway when going outdoors in Alaska. My husbands a snow machine racer, and they live by duct tape covering every exposed portion of skin. We do the same thing while running, not with duct tape like the snow machine racers, but with different fleece, different layers to cover every exposed part.
So the secret Service guys kept silent? And I have this great respect for them that theyve kept silent all these months later. Tell me about running in Alaska. Its so cool to go out on a summer night at 10 or 11 oclock with the sun still shining and the beauty of Alaska right there at my feet. Winter isnt as much fun, but even when its 20 or 30 below and pitch black, i still try to get out. I just put on tons shortage of layers and bigger shoes so i can wear two pairs of wool socks. There are runners all over our state.
I have a nice war wound now as a reminder of that fall in the summary palm of my right hand. For much of the campaign, nurse shaking hands was a little bit painful. Advertisement - continue reading Below, advertisement - continue reading Below. I dont remember news reports about. I made those guys swear to secrecy. And I probably should have gotten a couple stitches. But I was insisting with these guys, Absolutely not, lets just wash it out. I appreciated how much care they took to help me out. So anyway, i have a little scar on my hand, and ive seen a couple of pictures from the debate or of me waving to someone on the campaign trail with that Band-Aid and I think, nobody else knows about.
I went for a run at John McCains ranch a couple of days before the debate with joe biden. My favorite thing in the world is to run on hot, dusty roads. I dont get enough of that in Alaska, so i was in heaven. And there were plenty of hills, so i knew my thighs were going to just throb and my lungs were going to burn, and thats what I crave. I like running alone, and having the secret Service with me added a little bit of pressure. Im thinking I gotta have good form and cant be hyperventilating and cant be showing too much pain, and that adds a little more pressure on you as youre trying to be out there enjoying your run. Then I fell coming down a hill and was so stinkin embarrassed that a golf cart full of Secret Service guys had to pull up beside. My hands just got torn up and I was dripping blood. In the debate you could see a big fat ugly band-Aid on my right hand.
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I feel so crappy if I go more than a few days without running. I have to run. No matter how rotten I feel before or during a run, its always worth it to me afterwards. Sweat is my sanity. A great frustration I had during the campaign was when the McCain staff wouldnt carve out time for me to go for a run. The days never went as well if I couldnt get out there and minutes sweat.
Advertisement - continue reading Below, did you raise that issue, and put the ultimatum down that you needed to run? Absolutely, and they would say, yes, simple in a couple of days were going to start carving out that half-hour or hour to run, and too often it never happened, and that was frustrating. But then it also made it sweeter when I did get out. I would run with the secret Service and Todd Palins husband, if he was on the trail, and it was just such an amazing thing to be running in so many states and communities with such different things to see and experience. But it should have happened more often. Tell me about a memorable run during the campaign that really stands out. Oh, my gosh, the one that really stands out Im embarrassed to death to repeat.
I could do fine just being really determined. I was thankful that I didnt need a whole lot of skills to run. And running was your first athletic activity, even before basketball? My parents instilled in us that fitness and running were going to be a part of our lives growing. My siblings and i are all still very active. A lot of days I look forward to getting out to run and think and plan.
Was there ever a period when you didnt run? Only when I was too pregnant to run. During each of my five pregnancies, i worked out until right before the babies were born. A few summers ago i trained hard and ran a sub-four-hour marathon 2005 Humpys Marathon in Anchorage. That was a pretty intense summer of running. There have been other periods where i havent had the time to get out there and run as hard, so its waned on and off over the years. If you go a day or a week without running, what do you learn about yourself?
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And ever since we were little, wed do 10K races as family fun retrolisthesis runs. Advertisement - continue reading Below. So you grew up running with your siblings? Yes, and my siblings and parents were better runners than I was. My mom and dad were marathoners, and one of my sisters is a marathoner. Dad ran Boston a couple times, mom would win her age group or at least get a ribbon in filsafat the big races, and I would just try to keep. Sounds like your skills were more suited to basketball? Well, i appreciated the fact that in running I needed guts more than anything.
an email. Occupation: governor of Alaska, age: 45, residence: Wasilla, alaska, when did you start running? I grew up in a running family. My parents caught the running craze in the mid 70s and we grew up doing family runs. Ive been running now easy for 35 years. Do you remember your first race? My dad was a track coach and hed get all the neighborhood kids together and take us to Anchorage for track meets when we were very young. Anchorage is 50 miles from Wasilla.
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