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Wednesday, January 09, 2013

I started my 5k training today. I will run the Zeta Tau Alpha 5k on March 16 of this year. I have WALKED the race in previous years - think we came in last place last year. Well, we weren't trying that hard.

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ok, or at all, my girlfriends and I walked slowly and talked and laughed the whole way!

I want more than that this year. I want to finish with a time I can be proud of, and my daughter can be proud of - she belongs to the Zetas and she helps to organize the event.

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So I got involved with the SP virtual race training. I downloaded a training schedule only to discover that I am already training with week three training.

Today when I got to the gym I realized I had forgotten my Itouch at home. UGH! I can't run without music. Then I stopped myself - of course I can run without music...what am I thinking??

Into the gym I went, onto the treadmill I went. Walk 3 run 2, walk 3 run 2 for 30 minutes. If I can keep that up for 50 minutes I will have done a 5K. The training today only called for 30 minutes.

I did this easily!

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Well.....not easily, but it was ok, the 2 minute runs were not bad, even without my music. I am pleased by this. Tomorrow will be another day of running like this for 30 minutes. Another day with my trainer as well....

Keep fighting the good fight my peeps!

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PS Oh yeah - a smaller number on the scale this morning than I have seen in a long while!

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JAVA286 1/29/2013 10:31AM

    The music helps but na, you dont NEED it :). We run at a cemetery so we don't play music there ..seems inappropriate lol. Good job for going to the gym anyway, not making excuses is the biggest obstacle!

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LIZZIE888 1/10/2013 2:03PM

  This is all good!

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BLUEEYESTATTOOS 1/9/2013 8:20PM

    i love running! i too am in training to run a 5K...but mine will be in april. keep up the good work!

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CAPECODBABE 1/9/2013 7:29PM

    emoticon for the weight loss

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emoticon for having a goal and working towards it

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