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I DID IT! My first 5K!!!

Saturday, November 17, 2012

WHOOOOO HOOOOOOO!!! I did it!!! I crossed the finish line in 42.58 minutes. I am so happy. Slow and steady wins the race. (or places 48th, in it's age group, but whatever!) I even shed a tear or two at the finish line. I did a steady jog the whole way through. I am so proud of myself. I thought of giving up a few times over the past few months, but thanks to some good advice from friends on here, and some dedication to my goal...I DID IT! What an amazing feeling.

I can't wait to do the next one!!
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FRANCO1230 11/19/2012 11:43AM

    You have SO much to be proud of. Aside from jogging the whole way and finishing, that is truly a decent time for your very 1st 5K. I am so glad that this turned out to be a positive experience for you (well maybe not the WHOLE process, but at least the end :) and that you are looking towards running in more races. That is AWESOME!!!
emoticon No matter what your place, you deserve a trophy in my book!

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JBELICIOUS5 11/18/2012 6:47PM

    AHH!! So proud of you!! That's so amazing!! emoticon We knew you could do it!

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RUN_BAKE_BLOG 11/18/2012 11:49AM

    Awww, congratulations!
There was never any doubt that you could do it and yes...On to the next one!
You did great!
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-VIXEN- 11/18/2012 10:46AM

    Right on, girl!! I am so glad it was a joyous experience for you and that you pushed past your fears and did it. Kudos to you!! :)

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STEVIEBEE569 11/18/2012 10:28AM

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Congratulations on completing your 5K! Keep Pushing!

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DORAL33178 11/18/2012 10:16AM

    Congrats! you did great. This is just the beginning of your running. Bad analogy but so true; races are just as addictive as chips.....you can't stop at just one.

Happy running. emoticon

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TATTER3 11/18/2012 9:46AM

    Yea you!!!

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MAIN77 11/18/2012 2:01AM

  Congrats! Way to go! emoticon

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BRACEYM1 11/17/2012 11:43PM

    Congrats!

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