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3 2/28/13 8:23 P
Congrats on your first 5k! I've run a bunch of races, and I've had a blast! I started with a 5k, and worked my way up to a half marathon in 2011. I'm in the process of training for another half marathon on April 28th of this year. I am by no means a fast runner, but I do it because I enjoy it.
The best advice I can give is to remind yourself that you aren't racing the other runners, but more that you're running for your own personal best.
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1,361 2/25/13 11:27 P
You are gonna do great. Since you're training for it, the 5K will be a lead pipe cinch.
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178 2/25/13 3:27 P
Im really excited for my first 5k- granted I run on trails and on the treadmill but not in this format! two years ago i signed up for this same race and got very injured a month before the race- i was so devasted because i was training and couldnt run for a couple months- but now Im okay and just sighned up this morning no excuses! got a plan that im gana follow and hopefully from just training and having motivation like this ill lose weight too! :) Has anyone else done runs in a public setting- did you like it? did you go on to do more and further distances? any tips? :) THanks !
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