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LILTROUBLE
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5/12/08 9:06 P

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Thats awesome!

Congrats.


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TWINKISSES4ME
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5/6/08 8:26 A

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Congrats on your first Half. It is a wonderful feeling. great job.


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MUMMAMICHELLE
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5/5/08 7:00 P

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NEELLIS-Congrats on your first HM, what a great accomplishment!!!! I have just started training for my first HM in August. Good luck on your goal for a Full Marathon!



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LVNFREE4
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5/5/08 2:19 P

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Congrats on finishing your first half!

"That's not the secret, but I know what is:
Everybody dies, but not everyone lives" - Superchick



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5/5/08 11:04 A

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Congrats! Great job! Isn't it a wonderful feeling? I ran my first half yesterday.

-Katie-

"You get credit for what you finish, not what you start."

My Running Log: www.runningahead.com/logs/90f
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DBLANK1
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5/5/08 9:06 A

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Congratulations!! What an accomplishment. Enjoy your rest period before you start training for a full!!emoticon


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KRMKRR
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5/5/08 8:40 A

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Congrats! I can't wait for my first at the end of the month! I'll be sure to think of you as I huff and puff my way to the finish line!


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TLC7068
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5/5/08 7:27 A

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congrats!!! great job on finishing under your goal.

“The real contest is within. The real trophy is the self - the best of all prizes - becoming a person you can be proud of.” ~ Dr. George Sheehan - Author


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LISALU910
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5/4/08 11:30 P

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Congratulations on your first 1/2M! I am looking forward to my first one this Fall.

Sounds like you had a great experience. That is inspiring, thanks for sharing.emoticon


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PEDERSENLL
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5/4/08 10:42 P

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Congratulatinos! I am planning to run a 20k in 4 weeks....I agree....it's a wonderful feeling to accomplish a longer distance, not just the first time, but every subsequent one as well. Way to go!!


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MMTAYLOR62301
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5/4/08 12:51 P

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Congratulations!!! I just ran my first Half on April 27 too, it is such an awesome feeling. I am actually trying to decide now on whether to run a full marathon in September. Great Job!!


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RUN.OR.RUST
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5/4/08 12:21 A

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emoticon You did it! Congratulations!

Patty

"If everything were easy, there would be nothing to make you proud of yourself." - unknown


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GETTINIFIT
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5/3/08 9:19 P

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Good job finishing your first half. I know the thrill, I've done two this year. Good time too!

Lifes journeys consist of challenges . Challenges lead to growth. Growth leads to wisdom. ....No wonder I'm such a wise.... (one) !


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SP_COACH_NANCY
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CONGRATS NEELLIS! I read this quote when I was training for my first 1/2 last fall. It reads...

"Less than one-tenth of 1% of the world's population dares to run a distance of a 1/2 marathon or greater!"

WELCOME TO THE CLUB! LIFE IS GOOD!!! Enjoy your rest and savor in your great victory!

HAPPY RUNNING!
Nancy




SWEATONCEADAY
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5/3/08 7:03 P

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congrats to you!

Jen

upcoming races:
8km 5 peaks trail race april 23
seatlle r&r half june 26


KDS030168
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5/3/08 6:13 P

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NEELLIS, Congratulations on your first half!!!! That's a great accomplishment!!!! GOOD JOB!!!!



KBROGERS
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5/3/08 5:43 P

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Yay!!!! Congratulations! And special congrats for going on to a whole marathon. Wow..



Kathy Beres Rogers
2 Days to My Half Marathon!!


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NEELLIS
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5/3/08 5:17 P

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I did it this morning. Wow... what an amazing feeling. Since this was my first one I wasn't trying to break any world records, I just wanted to finish. But secretly in the back of my mind I wanted to finish under three hours (yeah I'm a slow runner). And I did! I came in at 2:52.

Thanks so much for your support and suggestions! On to my next goal... training for a full!emoticon

2010 Races:
6/6 - Nike Women's Fitness Festival 5K (LYT 34:24)
10/17 - Nike Women's 1/2 Marathon (LYT 2:57:59)
11/25 - Turkey Trot 5K (LYT 33:46)


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