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Tombstone 5K & What about Lance?


Monday, October 22, 2012


My DH took this shot as I passed the finish line. I did better than my last 5K, too, :)

My sis & I at my neighborhood's 5K Tombstone Run this past weekend. My 3rd 5K...

Wow! Already wrapping up the last few weeks of October already! My sister & I ran a "Tombstone" 5K in one of the cemeteries in our area. We opted to wear costumes. There are quite a few cemeteries in our area. It was a lot of fun to see everyone's Halloween wear. I also did a bit better than my last time.

Just read the news about Lance Armstrong...I'm still on the fence about it. I do not advocate drug use whatsoever, but I'm wondering was it ever actually proved that he took the drugs or was it what people said about him? Stripping away his 7 titles is harsh, but if he actually did those things, then it is the most appropriate & fair thing to do. No one is perfect. Everybody makes mistakes & wrong choices. I could never be the athlete his is, without the drugs, so he is still a super athlete to me. He also has inspired millions battling cancer, myself included, & his mistakes won't ever change that fact. Hope he fares well & keeps his spirits up. It looks like he has a tough road ahead of him...but I believe he can pull through - he is a survivor. :)

Been keeping busy with the family this month & time is certainly flying! Signing up for the "Turkey Trot" 5K in my area for next month & I'm gearing up for my SP virtual 5K next week. Started an 8 week 10K training program this week, as well. As always, many thanks for the likes, comments & daily inspiration!!! All the best on all of your fitness goals!

Cheers,

Bee. x o x
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DUCHESSBEE22 10/25/2012 8:55PM

    DESERTJULZ, JEFALLEN, KMICHA, DIANE7786, ONMYMEDS, NATPLUMMER,
LOSE4LIFE47: You all ROCK in my book! Thank you all for your support & encouragement! I believe I wouldn't have gotten to this point without it! I love SP!
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DESERTJULZ 10/25/2012 3:49PM

    Nice going on the 5k. Love the costume. :D

I'm on the fence about Lance, too. The authorities should simply drug test everyone at the time of the race, not go back and investigate allegations about events long past.

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JEFALLEN 10/22/2012 6:09PM

    Great job on completing your 3rd race. What fun it must have been to see everyone race in costume too!

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KMICHA 10/22/2012 3:20PM

    Woo Hoo!!! Way to go!!! It sounds like it was a fun race.

Not sure what to think about Lance, I'm not willing to jump on either band wagon. Sad either way.

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DIANE7786 10/22/2012 11:52AM

    The Lance story bothers me. The reason they took his titles is "his repeated claim he has never tested positive for a banned substance could no longer be regarded as proof of his innocence too." There's no proof. Fighting the ban is futile because it's impossible to prove a negative. He's lost money in endorsements but he isn't poor. I'm sure he'll be a success in the next phase of his life.

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ONMYMEDS 10/22/2012 11:48AM

    Nice job!!

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NATPLUMMER 10/22/2012 10:35AM

    emoticon Great race!! Love the costume!
From what I read about Lance, it sounds like it's just what other people have said about him.

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LOSE4LIFE47 10/22/2012 9:59AM

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