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CHALLENGER75's BLC Challenge Blog

Sunday, March 10, 2013

I was going to wait until I returned home midweek to blog but then realized there was a BLC challenge goal and I want to help my team out.

I already knew that I loved to walk while in Pensacola. The ground just feels different than in SW Missouri. I have enjoyed my short treks around the campground where our motorhome is parked.

And I can now proudly say that I have completed my first 5K. I participated in the 36th Annual McGuire's Run. 16000+ participants! Wow! And what costumes! My green longsleeved shirt was comfortable to walk in but very sedate. I have a pic with a dragon...now THAT was a costume. And the robot...who eventually lost his robot head. I didn't have a bucket list goal of walking a 5K, but I can say that I have done it.

So what's on my mind?

I am glad that I started this fitness journey with Sparkpeople. I wouldn't have been able to participate in this fun event three springs ago. I guess I would have - slowly - but I wouldn't have had the self confidence that I have now to go ahead and do it. That isn't necessarily because of my weight loss, but because of the acceptance and encouragement that I have found here at Sparkpeople.

I will post pictures once I get home.
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NORASPAT 3/14/2013 10:33PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon YOU DID IT and now you can say you have walked a 5K and likely you will find more to walk.
I am so looking forward to pictures. I wish you a safe journey home and lots of catching up to do. HUGS Pat in Maine.
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FISHINGLADY66 3/14/2013 8:52PM

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ROSEWCI 3/12/2013 5:49AM

    emoticon You done it!!! Congrats!!! emoticon

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PJSTIME 3/11/2013 12:57PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Awesome job and the Spark cheering section is so encouraging.

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LILYGAL 3/11/2013 12:05PM

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YOu are doing very well. Just keep it up!!!

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TUFFYBIRD 3/11/2013 11:02AM

    emoticon on the 5K! And you're right - the encouragement and support of our Spark friends makes all the difference.

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