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    CAROLYN_ROSE   30,114
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Ran my first 15K race!

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

This past Sunday I ran my first 15K race. It was the hardest race I've ever done. Not only have I never ran 9.3 miles before, but the course was extremely hilly. The race itself is called a challenge and they are not kidding. One steep hill after another. At some points I was practically walking because it was such a huge hill. Also it was freezing out. It's a very weird feeling to be sweating and also freezing at the same time.

Finishing that race was one of the most accomplishing things I've ever done. It also made me realize I really need to buckle down and train for the half marathon I'm doing in May. I finished the race in one hour and 41 minutes. About a 10:45 min pace. Which is exactly where I wanted to be! If it wasn't for those hills, I think I could have shaved at least 10 minutes off that time. It's so crazy how far I've come and how much your body is capable of doing. I'm amazed every day at the fact that I can do races like these now

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DAPHNE_RUNS 11/27/2012 4:52PM

    Congrats on your finish! You did great. I want to do a 15k myself, but they are not so common, here in Miami.

Happy running!!!

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HLTHYRNRMOM 11/27/2012 12:43PM

    woohoo! Great job!

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BEMILLER30 11/27/2012 10:55AM

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