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First Race!!!

Sunday, November 27, 2011

So I did my first race and I feel good!
Initially I wanted to do a 5k but instead did a 5 miler. Thinking that it won't be different than my regular runs(WRONG). I've run this particular park before but not the entire park and it was full of hills. But I got through it despite having a cold and all!!!
I'm not gonna lie there were so many thoughts running through my mind: what did I get myself into, I should have done a shorter one and maybe I can cheat among many other thoughts was racing through my mind. But I couldn't give up and I definitely couldn't cheat in the line (there was a lot of athletes)). I kept going and pushing.
emoticonI finished at 72:29. My goal now is to shave a lot off this next year. I'm just glad that I did it. I decided to join that runners group which I know now that I will do better. And I know that I will definitely do a shorter race 3.1. I am just excited that I accomplished it. I am realizing that nothing is impossible!! We may not finish first but the success is in the doing!!! emoticon


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PASTAFARIAN 1/2/2012 7:07PM

    Unless you were in the first row at the starting line (doubtful!), you did it faster than 72:29 since there was no chip timing at the start of the race. Yes, I recognize the race from the picture background (I was there too)! Kudos for joining the club (they have a lot of 5Ks you can choose from) but more kudos for doing that 5M race. That's one very tough 5 mile course!

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FANGFACEKITTY 12/3/2011 9:35PM

    emoticon emoticon That is an awesome accomplishment, congratulations!

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FITWITHIN 12/2/2011 8:59PM

    Yeah! You did it! Kudos to you! emoticon

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PDQ1203 11/29/2011 8:23AM

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EL-E-E 11/29/2011 7:07AM

    Great job!!! I hope I can post one like this in a few months - I've just started out running again...

You did it!!


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FITNESSMONSTER8 11/28/2011 3:08PM

    Way to go on finishing the race!!! emoticon

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LOVE7755 11/28/2011 2:33PM

    Thanks everyone!! I'm still on cloud 9. We can do this!! Thanks BrewMasterBill, I shall own this and shoot higher!!

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HOUNDLOVER1 11/28/2011 12:46AM

    Congratulations! You look great in the pics! emoticon emoticon

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KIBAISREADY 11/28/2011 12:02AM

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BREWMASTERBILL 11/27/2011 7:52PM

    Curious, why do a shorter race when you were able to finish the 5 miler? 5 miles is nothing to sneeze at, why pull back? Own 5 miles!

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SODZILLA 11/27/2011 7:45PM

    That's awesome! You should be so proud of yourself. It's a great feeling when you realize that anything is possible if you want it and work for it. Congrats on your accomplishment. Keep running!! emoticon

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TACONES 11/27/2011 7:36PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon You did it.

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THISISFORMENOW 11/27/2011 7:17PM

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