What’s a BHAG you ask?
Big Hairy Audacious Goal!
It’s an acronym that I learned at my summer internship that just kind of stuck with me. This is a list of all my fitness BHAGs! They’re certainly aspirational, and I hope that they are also attainable!
Run a half-marathon under 2:00 Goal Achieved – Lucky 7 Triple7k in Minneapolis, MN
Run a half-marathon with a sub 9:00min/mile pace
Run a marathon Goal Achieved – Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon 2012
Run a marathon with my sister
Qualify for Boston
Run a 50k
Run a 50 miler
Join a running club
Break 25 minutes in the 5k
Do a Color Run
Bike the Katy Trail from Columbia, MO to St. Louis, MO
Complete a Century Ride
Do the swim from Alcatraz in San Francisco as part of the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon
I don’t really have many swimming goals… mainly because I’m not sure of what cool types of races are out there. Always looking for ideas though – so I’d love suggestions!
Complete an Olympic distance triathlon
Do a team marathon or triathlon with my sister and aunt
Do a Half-Ironman
Oh heck – Do a Full Ironman!
See all 50 states by the time I’m 25
See all 7 continents by the time I’m 30
Finally visit my friend Zahra in India
Climb a mountain in Colorado
Hike part of the Grand Canyon – Hike to Ooh Aah Point on the South Rim
Go to Pikes Fish Market in Seattle
Go on a cruise – anywhere … or even to nowhere
Ride in a hot air balloon