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5k Success!!!!!

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Finished my first 5k in 13 years and about 60 pounds ago. Goal 1 met.

Finished a 5k in less than 45 minutes. Goal 2 met.

Finished a 5k without walking or stopping, not even once. Goal 3 met.

(Note: this is the FIRST time I have done this. Not even in high school when I ran cross country was I able to run a race without stopping.)

Ehm....

Agh!!!! WOOOO!!!!!!!

That was awesome! All behold my awesome stumble and flail!!

Hilarious part: I was told by a couple folks that they heard from others in the race how I was trucking it, and that some were using me to keep pace! That's nuts and sad - I'm so slow! Made me feel great though! :)

Ok... What will be my next one.... I'm hungry for it now....
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CDCSMITH2013 3/19/2013 7:43AM

    Congratulations!

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HEAT7918 3/19/2013 6:19AM

    Great job! emoticon

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PATTYKLAVER 3/18/2013 7:43AM

    Good for you!

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LKEITHO 3/17/2013 12:04PM

    Congratulations on a great job!

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ACTIVE_AT_60 3/17/2013 12:01PM

    Congratulations on your accomplishments.

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SPEEDYDOG 3/17/2013 12:00PM

    Congratulations! You have inspired me to get back into foot racing! I have not raced since I severely tore my calf at the start of the Leadville 10K Trail race and finished in an abysmal 1 hour and 12 minutes.

I think I need to start racing again. You are doing so well!

Bruce

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GOOZLEBEAR 3/16/2013 10:35PM

    You are doing great, love your new picture!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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FITWITHIN 3/16/2013 9:04PM

    Forty-five minutes that's great. My first emoticon was 60 minutes and dead last on the board. I did a walk/jog combination. I'm still working on improving my time. So, kudos to you on your time. emoticon

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SUGAHUNNY76 3/16/2013 8:20PM

    Way to go girly! Keep up the GREAT WORK! emoticon

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ROSE-LITE 3/16/2013 7:41PM

  That is so cool! I have never done anything "K" in my life and I'm finding myself planning and thinking about it....have got to train more....can't run the whole way..but I'm working on it. Congrats!! And thanks for your encouraging story!
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COOP9002 3/16/2013 7:21PM

    Way to go!!! You should be very proud of yourself.

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ILOVELIFE2012 3/16/2013 7:02PM

    congratulations!!! How awesome are you!

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KBEHNKE81 3/16/2013 6:48PM

    I'm so excited for you!!!! Way to go. Meeting THREE goals in one day must make you feel awesome. Keep up the good work! emoticon

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