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First 5K practice run a success!

Friday, September 27, 2013

Yesterday I did my first practice run (OK, jog/walk) for the upcoming 5K Color Run October 19th, which I shilled in my previous blog.

I felt so bummed at the end of my practice run because I only made it 2x around the lake and it took me 70 minutes, and I had to stop due to blisters.

I had "guesstimated" the distance around the lake to be about 3/4 mile, which would have meant that I only ran 1.5 mi. (5K = 3.1 mi)

However, I just mapped the route in the SP fitness route tool and it turns out that each loop is really 1.45 mi / 2.34 km! So the total distance, including home to the lake and around the lake twice, is 3.43 miles / 5.52km.

Woohoo, that means I already did 5K, GO ME!!!!!!!!!!! emoticon

Oh, and by the way, since I've been bicycling almost exclusively for weeks now, I can also attest that jogging uses different parts of the muscle... owwwwww...

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ALFA_SUNSHINE 10/6/2013 4:00PM

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BRADMILL2922 10/2/2013 2:41AM

    Good for you! Way to go!

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HICKOK-HALEY 9/29/2013 11:45PM

    Do you have a Pedometer? That is real helpful for the walk/runs. I have an Omron, and swear by it. Over 3 miles. emoticon ...I bet you can't wait for the marathon now.
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