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Rockin' another 5K... this time will fellow SParkers!!


Saturday, May 04, 2013

This morning was the Cinco de Mayo 5K in Jeff City MO! I was there with 3 other SParkers and we all did great! Walking, jogging, running -- it didn't matter, we showed up and moved it! It was great to meet BECCAZEN7, GOPINTOS & REDDEVILAPRIL.




After the even, we all went and had a mini-potluck rally and chatted and had a really nice time with tons of amazing food... healthy food. I was so stuffed, but my tracker doesn't look like a train wreck!!

I was 5 seconds off my personal best from a few weeks ago, but considering I have been sick 2 of the past 3 weeks and just feeling exhausted and busy, I am really not complaining. I finished and walked less than I did on the previous 5K. I am enjoying the 5Ks as a test of the treadmill training that I'm doing and as a way of learning better how to pace myself on hills and the like.

I was also flashing back to my first 5K and thinking that I was going to die. I like cheering for others on their races, and clapping lots.... except for when I burst a blood vessel in my thumb... ouch.

Oh well, on to the next challenge, the Go Girl Run in 3 weeks!
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BELTONWALKER67 5/6/2013 4:49PM

    emoticon on your 5K. What a great weekend and a fantastic opportunity in meeting fellow Sparkers. emoticon

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SIMONEKP 5/6/2013 9:38AM

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DOTTIEJANE1 5/6/2013 8:59AM

    What a great day .

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GOPINTOS 5/6/2013 8:54AM

    Loved this blog!!

I love your spirit, I enjoyed hearing of the journey that you have been on, you are a true inspiration. I am so glad that we met and shared some great memories! The first of many! emoticon

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BECCAZEN7 5/6/2013 2:38AM

    I think you are so amazing! Thanks for being my coming back for me and being my personal cheerleader. It made my day!!!! Well, that and being on a horse later - definately the best weekend I have had in a while. Glad you were part of it.
Thanks for your pics and CONGRATS on your WIN!!! It may not be your personal best but it is still a GREAT finish time! Hugs!
Becca

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DEEEBEE 5/6/2013 12:18AM

    So nice to hear from you and to see more pictures from the Rally yesterday. You all really had a great time. Hope your thumb gets better soon.

DeAnne, Missourians Team

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KAYOTIC 5/5/2013 11:16AM

    Sounds like a fun race and a good time!

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PJBONARRIGO 5/4/2013 9:04PM

    You did great! What a fun day for you and your fellow SP friends. Run happy! emoticon

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NITTINNANA 5/4/2013 6:16PM

    I wish I could have joined all of you! Maybe 3 weeks?

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ANNIEONLI 5/4/2013 5:30PM

    emoticon THAT IS emoticon
Kinda jealous of the fellow sparkers getting to race with you emoticon
one day....one day.....

So glad you are feeling better too!! emoticon

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