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6/28/12 2:48 P

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Gotta a hot one this weekend! Freedom Fest 10K - moderately hilly and hot. Guess I won't be setting any records on Saturday, but it's a fundraiser to send care packages to our troops overseas, so I guess it will be worth it in more ways than one!

Teri - Lexington, KY

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6/25/12 10:55 P

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Thanks for the encouragement! I finished the Disco Dash 0:45:33.... this wasn't my greatest run, but I finished. I was one second faster than my slowest time thus far, but I was still faster. LOL!

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6/24/12 11:09 A

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I forgot to post before the race, but I did the Baltimore Women's Classic 5k this morning--my first 5k race ever, except for a 'fun run' when I was 17 or 18. I ended up walking about a block and a half around mile 2 because it was so hot, but otherwise kept jogging.
I know for sure I was slower than when I practice, because that's always in the evening when sun is down. I'm thinking I should start going in the mornings occasionally instead, at least on the weekends.
At the end, they were giving out water and roses =)

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6/23/12 3:21 P

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My new PR for the Lex-Care I Run to Care 5K is 44:16!

Working on getting my distance up and my times down! But today was a good day!

Teri - Lexington, KY

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6/23/12 12:46 P

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Good luck to all of our Rookies out there running their races this week:

Thursday, June 21st:

RESTORED_ME - 5K - the Chicago Disco Dash

Saturday, June 23rd:

RUNNINGWILD - 10K - the Starbuck's Run for Women

PSYCHOTAZ - 5K - at a minor league ball field!

DELBIZZ - 5K - in Fitchburg MA, and his first race ever!!!

SHRINKINRUNNER - 13.1M - Running with the Devil half marathon.

TERID816 - 5K - the LexCare I Care to Run 5K

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6/21/12 11:46 A

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me! Lex-Care I Run to Care 5K on 6/23/12

2012 events completed and planned:

2/11/2012 - Heart Sole and Glove 5K - 50:01
3/10/2012 - Cardinal Hill Run for the Hill 5K - 48:48.3
3/17/2012 - Shamrock Shuffle 3K - 28:09
3/24/2012 - Southern Middle School Lightning Strike 5K - 48:05.5
4/21/2012 - Bryan Station Defender Classic 5K - 46:55.4
5/05/2012 - Derby Day Stakes @ Coldstream 10K - 1:40:43
5/12/2012 - Sharks on the Run 5K - 46:15.1
5/19/2012 - Luther Ben and Rick's 5K Spring 2012 - 45:08
6/10/2012 - United Way 5K on the Runway - 45:23.5
6/23/2012 - LexCare I Care to Run 5K 2012
6/30/2012 - Freedom Fest 10K
7/04/2012 - Bluegrass 10,000
10/21/2012 - Iron Horse Half-Marathon


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6/21/12 12:02 A

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Running the Chicago Disco Dash 5K on the 21st.

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6/20/12 2:44 P

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Running w/ the DEVIL 1/2 marathon Saturday the 23rd.

It is the DEVIL because of BRUTAL steep & rolling hills. Plus 100+ degree weather. ::gulp:: Been freaking for weeks!

**Jodymarie**

~*I met my original goal weight of 150 lbs, now I am going for an ultimate & last goal weight of 120 lbs. Then I will maintain!*~

"Learn from the mistakes of others. You'll never live long enough to make them all yourself."~ Unknown

Nothing tastes as good, as sexy feels! Remember that! :)

Running quote by ME!: 1 mile a day keeps the strangling of others AWAY! :)


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6/18/12 9:35 P

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Running my first 5K ever in Fitchburg, MA on Saturday the 23rd....so nervous yet excited

7 days without laughter makes one weak.


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6/18/12 8:07 P

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I am thinking about running a 5K on saturday. It is at a minor league ball field and you end the race on the field. Ran it last year and it was so cool!!!



THE JOY OF DISCIPLINE OR THE PAIN OF REGRET. WHICH WILL IT BE TODAY?

Discipline is doing what you don''t want to do so you can do what you really want to do."

What doesn''t kill you can only make you stronger!

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing- that's why we recommend it daily.

- Zig Ziglar, motivational speaker


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6/18/12 10:56 A

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Thanks Judi! Congratulations everyone!!

This Saturday, I'm running the "Starbuck's Run for Women" 10k.


***Penny***
Calgary, AB, Canada

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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6/18/12 10:16 A

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Are you racing this week? If you have something planned (or even spur of the moment), please let us know on this thread. We'd love to cheer you on from all over the world!

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And conrgratulations to last week's racers:

5K: BUFFALOKAY, ABBYSMOMMA09, KIMMIEP, MRSMIKEJG
5M: WHAYKLEINLAURA
10K: SOXYINMO
13.1M - RUNNINGWILD

Great job everyone!

Judi
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