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The Biggest Loser 5k Here I Come!

Friday, February 15, 2013

I'm so excited that I've registered for The Biggest Loser 5k in Sacramento. I know, I know, it's only a 5k but I'm excited to be a part of an event that is sponsored by The Biggest Loser. A show that has inspired me since Season 1 Episode 1. From what I've read about the event it's going to be nothing but positive energy and encouragement, which is something we can all use a dose of. No judgement, just people getting to the finish line as best they can. I've got 4 weeks to train for it and I hope to have a time of about 45 minutes. I've only ever run/walked a 5k on my treadmill and my best time is 50 minutes. I'm sure it's going to be a whole different experience from being by myself on the treadmill and staring at the tv to being part of a huge crowd cheering each other on.

The event is on March 16th and I'll let you all know how it went when it's over. Wish me luck!!!!
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CYND59 2/17/2013 7:56AM

    Sounds like fun. Good luck!

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MIRAGE727 2/15/2013 2:42PM

    There is no such thing as "only a 5K!" I remember my first and I remember my 32nd! Each one is an experience. If fact, I press harder for speed in my 5Ks than my 10K and my Half Marathons. The most important thing to remember is "Run Your Own Race!" I can appreciate the speed racers But I have more respect for the first timers and those that share this journey with me. If you are doing this program, you'll be ready.
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I'm totally excited for you! Stay strong, focused, and train well! I look forward to reading about your incredible experience!
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SUE5007 2/15/2013 1:21PM

    emoticon Good luck! emoticon

I'm sure it will be a lot fun. And stop with the "it's only a 5k" because I know thin people who cringe at the thought of running for THREE miles. You are awesome. After you finish the race, I hope you agree.


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