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7/16/08 12:56 A

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HEY! that's where I got MY time, too. That really rocks!

***Penny***
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Running never takes more than it gives back. Believe in the run. - Nike

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7/15/08 12:58 P

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Bit late, but SNAP! with Penny! 28:32 - the first 5k split of the HBC run for Canada course in Ottawa.

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28:32! and I couldn't have done it w/o my friend Charlene... she dragged my butt around the HBC 10k course.

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Running never takes more than it gives back. Believe in the run. - Nike

"A runners creed: I will win; if I cannot win, I shall be second; if I cannot be second, I shall be third; if I cannot place at all, I shall still do my best."


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WE WALK/JOGGED OUR FIRST 5K THIS 4TH WITH MY HUSBAND AND DAUGHTER. IT WAS VERY CROWDED AND WE'VE NEVER RAN BEYOND 2+ MILES SO WE WERE VERY HAPPY TO JUST DO IT. OUR TIME WAS 39 MINUTES, BUT WE HOPE TO WORK ON RUNNING ALL THE WAY ONE OF THESE TIMES (SOON) emoticon

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32:08 for me. Great job everyone!


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7/5/08 7:02 P

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Way to go everyone! I'll wait until the end of Monday to tally everyone.

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Ran 5k in about 41 minutes today.

Yvonne

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7/4/08 5:19 P

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ran a total of 5 miles today, and my 5 k time works out to be 37:55...not my best, but I don't usually run more than 3 miles.

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RICK53403's Photo RICK53403 Posts: 662
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Ran a 5K with my wife and son this morning. Totally blew away my PR with a new one at 24:57'!

2012 Goals:
1. Run 800 miles
6/9/12 - 162 mi

2. Walk 300 miles
6/9/12 - 124 mi

3. Ride 1,900 miles between the trainer and actual road work
6/9/12
326 miles Trainer
522 miles Road

4. Run the 10 mile Lighthouse Run in less than 90'

5. Get my 5K time to less than 25'

6. Complete at least 1 century bicycle ride

7. Complete at least 1 Pull-up
Managed 2 in March


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7/4/08 3:44 P

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Ran a great 5K in 27:36 !!! A new personal best!!! emoticon emoticon

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Did 5.2K in 40 minutes this morning.

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7/4/08 10:36 A

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The run I was planning on participating in was postponed. The route we were going to be taking is full of fire trucks right now. Thank you fire fighters.

Anyway, I did run in my running class last night. The first 5K of a 4 mile run was at 31:04.

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KRISTIN7 Posts: 39
7/4/08 9:38 A

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Ok-I ran 5k(I think) it was a "fun run" through a local running store. I forgot to time it. It was very hot and I had trouble with my breathing so I ended up walking a lot. The only thing I know is that it took less than 45 min. I hope this counts. Have a GREAT 4th.

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7/4/08 9:33 A

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I ran my 5K this morning in 32:28. Happy Holiday everyone!

"Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough." -Og Mandino
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7/4/08 8:50 A

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I ran my 5K this morning and I can't believe my time! 29:32! YAHOO! I haven't had a time like that in YEARS!

- Dana

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7/3/08 9:34 P

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Did mine today 3.12 32:37

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7/2/08 11:03 P

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10 km in 1:18:18

(can use 39:09 for the 5k distance)

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I ran my 5k this morning - 33:30.

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7/2/08 9:15 A

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I did mine on the treadmill this morning - 31:15

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7/1/08 2:05 P

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The first 5km of my 10km Run for Canada was 32:45. What a beautiful morning for a run!!

Michelle

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I'm in! I can't believe my town doesn't have any race on the 4th. Oh well- I have my own now! See you all at the finish line.

- Dana

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I'm in.

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I am IN! and I am hoping to set a PR! Whooo HOoo!

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6/26/08 3:35 A

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Count me in for a run around that time.

Yvonne

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

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6/25/08 9:30 P

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Count me in! Hoping to run a 5K on the 4th. Will use that time.

2012 Goals:
1. Run 800 miles
6/9/12 - 162 mi

2. Walk 300 miles
6/9/12 - 124 mi

3. Ride 1,900 miles between the trainer and actual road work
6/9/12
326 miles Trainer
522 miles Road

4. Run the 10 mile Lighthouse Run in less than 90'

5. Get my 5K time to less than 25'

6. Complete at least 1 century bicycle ride

7. Complete at least 1 Pull-up
Managed 2 in March


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MY-JENNY's Photo MY-JENNY Posts: 353
6/25/08 5:45 P

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I'll be basking in the sun at camp AHHH... I'll take a break from my busy schedule to run the dirt road... hehehe *bug tease and rub it in some more*
Thanks for posting a challenge turbomel!
GL ALL! (hope it's okay if i don't post right away.. i'll be in the middle of nowhere living like a settler) i think we're the only cabins still getting power from a generator.. i love "roughing it" lol
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I'm in.

What have you done today to make you feel proud?


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I am in for a virtual!!

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6/18/08 11:39 A

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Count me in! emoticon emoticon

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6/18/08 9:10 A

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I'm in!

I'm also running the HBC run for Canada 10k too. Should be fun fun fun!

In God we trust, all others bring data.
- W. Edwards Demings

If God invented marathons to keep people from doing anything more stupid, the triathlon must have taken Him completely by surprise.
-P.Z. Pearce

Specificity, specificity, specificity.
-Andy Coggan

The plural of "anecdote" is not "data".
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Im in!! I am running a 10k in michigan on the 4th.

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6/17/08 9:55 P

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I'm in again! My goal is to be under 40 minutes this time!

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I'm in, I'm in! I love these virtual runs - as a single mom, it's hard for me to get out there and run in real races so these ones work well for me.

I like your idea, Turbomel, can I join you and run for everyone who does not live with the freedom we do?

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I'm participating in the Watermelon 5k here in Orlando, FL on July 4th, along with my 10yo. This will be my first race as a runner/walker (I've done several charity 5ks walking only). My goal...is just to finish!

"Around here, however, we don't look backwards very long, we KEEP MOVING FORWARD, opening up new doors and doing new things..." --Walt Disney

"Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: 'What! You, too? Thought I was the only one.'" --C.S. Lewis


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I am running the Semana Nautica 15 K in Santa Barbara on the 4th. It is the oldest running race in town. My personal challenge will be to keep running.

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I'm in, and will also be running in the HBC Run for Canada on July 1st. I'll be in Winnipeg with my little bro and his wife and my youngest son, all of us running.

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I'm in too!!! I'm running the Village Runner 4th of July 5K Run/Walk and Kids' Dash--Presented by Saturn of Torrance in Redondo Beach CA!!!

Jackie!!! emoticon

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6/14/08 10:20 P

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I'm in! I was supposed to run a 10k on the 4th of July, but about 1/2 the state of IA is flooded right now and the run was canceled. So I'll gladly run a 5k somewhere....

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I'm in - I'll be running the HBC 10K Run for Canada that day :)

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PS: If anyone has suggestions for new Virtual topics please sparkmail me. I'm always looking for new reasons to run!

Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.
-Carol Burnett

"Dead Last Finish is greater than Did Not Finish which greatly trumps Did Not Start."

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hello Friends!

I could have swore I created a virtual 5K in honour of our fathers. I can't find the thread and tomorrow is Father's Day so I'm moving on to July.

On July 1, 2008
Canada will celebrate it's 141st year since Confederation.
Before 1982 Canada Day had been known as Dominion Day, First of July, Confederation Day, and July the First.

Canada Day celebrates the events that occurred on July 1, 1867, when the British North America Act created the Canadian federal government. The BNA Act proclaimed "one Dominion under the name of Canada," hence the original title of the holiday, "Dominion Day." Dominion Day was officially renamed "Canada Day" by an Act of Parliament on October 27, 1982. This change reflected the policy of successive governments to down play Canada's colonial origins.

July 4th our neighbours to the South celebrate Independence Day (commonly known as the Fourth of July) is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, picnics, baseball games, and various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States, but is often also viewed as simply a summer festival, apart from its patriotic overtones.

Let's get out there and honour our freedom and run like it's no body's business!

I'm going to run in honour of those who do not get to live in a free nation. May we all have that privilage someday.

Melanie * Proud Canadian*



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