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KATHIEATKINSON
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5K Training

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

10 days until my next 5k run! I am praying I can make it through this run ok with my bum knee but I am certain it should be easier than my last. My first 5k run last month was a mud run with obstacles so a regular 5k I have been training the last 6 weeks for should be better...right..lol I sure hope so! I walked a 5k in May and could barely walk for 4 days, August's 5k I was only a little sore the day after. It felt amazing seeing what strength I had gained just in those few months so I am excited to see just what I can do this 5k. I finished my first 5k walk in 1:45 min, 2nd mud run with obstacles was 1:05...my goal is to finish this 5k in under 55 minutes about 18 minutes a mile! Yesterdays training mile I was able to run 13 of the 20 minutes so I am really hoping to crush my personal record!
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  • SAYRUHKAY
    emoticon Good luck!
    1119 days ago
  • MERANDARENEE
    Sounds like you're gonna do great, based on your training yesterday!! I'm doing a Lunar 5k on the 14th and can't wait. This will be the first time I've attempted to jog during a 5k (usually just walk). I've been using a C25K training plan (not faithfully though), and was really surprised last night at how much longer I can jog at a time! It really does feel good to notice these small accomplishments!! I can't wait to hear how it goes for you! Keep up the hard work!
    1119 days ago
  • DLDMIL
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    start out slow and keep your pace throughout the race. Find someone in front of you to be the pacer and try to stay just behind them.

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    1120 days ago
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  • FINCHFEEDER80
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    good luck to you! I'll be thinking of you!

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    1120 days ago
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