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12/26/12 11:46 A

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Hi. I don't know if you are planning a pure run or a run/walk combo. For me, the turning point was completing an 11 mile run/walk as part of my training. I finished feeling alive, which let me know I can complete the 13.1 miles without a problem. Now I am working on getting leaner and stronger before my race in Feb.

Trust the training!

Liz

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5K PR (recent) 38:49
5K PR (ever) 33:22

10K PR 1:28:52 (one month later)
10K (first ever) 1:32:11

HM PR: 3:31:10
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12/23/12 7:52 P

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Thank you all for the inspiration. Run 5 miles today, plan on running 3 tomorrow and walking with my mother on Christmas Day. I know I can do it I guess I am just a little nervous about the distance. Thank you again.

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12/23/12 12:57 P

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Did you like training for your shorter distances? Are you forseeing any issues with training or just looking for a little extra motivation to hit the road when needed?

Good luck with your training and looking forward to seeing what you are running.

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12/23/12 8:02 A

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If you have already made the decision to run a HM, running itself is your inspiration. The rest is simply training for the distance.

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12/22/12 11:13 P

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Ok, here's your inspiration:

RUN RUN RUN

Feeling inspired yet?

Start by doing what is necessary, then do what is possible and suddenly you will be doing the impossible -- St Francis of Assisi

Rock 'n' Roll Dublin Half Marathon, Dublin, Ireland, 8/5/2013
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12/22/12 10:22 P

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Welcome, there is lots of good advice on HM training and racing in the threads here. Enjoy your journey!

Voluntary Discomfort is the secret cornerstone of strength. We build our whole lives around increasing comfort and avoiding discomfort, and yet by doing so we are drinking a can of Weakness Tonic with every morning’s breakfast. ~Mr. Money Mustache
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10K PR: 48:57
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30K: 2:57:44


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12/22/12 10:07 P

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Welcome! Sounds like you have a good base. Tell us which HM you're planning on and which training program you're following!

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12/22/12 9:49 P

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Hello everyone. I am training for my first half marathon in March. I have completed a 5k, 8k and a 10 k. Can use a lot of inspiration. Thank you. Happy holidays.

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